How I Make a Mess of “God Is In Control”

Don’t we think of control as the ability to make things go the way that makes us happy? But God’s not me, and when I think that way, I’m taking the “sovereignty of God” and projecting my attributes onto His character.

When God Doesn’t Answer Prayer Like You Want Him To

I was struck this week as I read the book of Mark just how rarely He did what was expected of Him. Maybe we shouldn’t be so surprised when He answers our prayer differently than we expect Him to.

Time to simplify

By Tiffany Deluccia >>> The aim of our charge is love that issues from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. 1 Timothy 1:5 Boy, do we complicate the faith. Paul writes to Timothy of a simple and dignified life marked by a pure heart, a clean conscience and a sincere faith. My days…

Back to blogging

By Tiffany Deluccia Six weeks. How much life can change in six weeks. God is as good as ever, and I am much refreshed. Thanks for giving me a break. I believe Jesus was our model when he would regularly withdraw to seek the Father’s heart. That’s what April and this first half of May…

When You Feel Like You’re Drowning

My friend Ashley Hafer is spending the next year in Mozambique and Uganda loving on children and learning to rely on God in a very real way. Ashley was a teacher here in Greenville. She owns a house. She has lots of friends and a loving family. And God called her out upon the water,…

Devo: Don’t take a leap of faith.

By Tiffany Deluccia The world will tell you to go after your dreams with all you’ve got. Some of us do and it gets us somewhere. Most of us don’t. God will tell you to go after His heart with all you’ve got. Some of us do and it takes us on a journey we…

UPDATE: What would you do if money were no object?

UPDATE: I asked a question on Facebook and to friends a few weeks ago that got a lot of interest. What would you do if money were no object? Within 30 seconds I had answers, and they were compelling. There are great things in our hearts–things like caring for orphans in foreign countries, feeding families…