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    Even when God is silent he is up to something good

    Prayer is such a powerful thing! Even when it seems like God is silent, He’s always up to something good. That’s the lesson Habakkuk learned, and it’s what we’ll see today on Discover the Word. Listen as our team concludes our discussion titled, “Major Prayers from a Minor Prophet” . . . today on Discover the […]

    How is God speaking to you?

    Have you ever found yourself in a one-sided conversation? It’s not really much of a conversation if you’re the only one talking! So, how do we have a conversation with God, and how should we expect to listen when He’s communicating back? Today on Discover the Word, the team takes us to the book of […]

    Discover how to pray fearlessly

    What do we do when the “fear of the Lord” gets twisted, causing us to be afraid of God? Where is that coming from and how can we get back to having a proper perspective? Today, the team will open the book of Habakkuk to show us how to pray fearlessly in the love of […]

    God often answers our prayers in unexpected ways

    Have you ever heard someone say, “Expect the unexpected”? Well, that’s one of the messages of the book of Habakkuk and it’s our subject today on Discover the Word. We’re learning that God often answers our prayers in unexpected ways! Be prepared to be surprised today on Discover the Word!

    Discover the healing benefits of being honest in prayer

    The only way to be fully loved is to be fully known. So, why do we resist being fully honest with God in prayer? Today on Discover the Word, we continue our discussion in the book of Habakkuk. Join us to discover the healing benefits of being completely honest in prayer. That’s today on Discover the […]

    What do you do when God is not answering your prayer?

    We all respond differently to stress. Some exercise or clean the house,  while others crash on the sofa and get lost in sports or a movie. What do you do when you’re stressed and waiting to hear from God? We’ll see what Habakkuk did, today on Discover the Word, as the team continues our discussion […]

    A memorable image to help you keep praying

    When we’re expecting to hear from someone, it’s easy to get anxious, checking our email continually or glancing at our phone to see if they’ve texted or called. We expect them to answer soon, and we don’t want to miss it. Today on Discover the Word, the team will discuss how prayer can be like […]

    When God says “wait”

    The Internet has given us an appetite for immediacy! So, what do we do when God seems to say, “Wait”? Today on Discover the Word,  we continue a study in the book of Habakkuk, looking into a period in Israel’s history when prayer didn’t seem to make much difference. Listen today to Discover the Word!

    When God seems silent

    We know that prayer is a conversation but what do we do when God seems silent and it seems like we’re doing all the talking? The Bible tells us to wait on the Lord. But for how long? Today on Discover the Word, we continue a study in the book of Habakkuk. “Major Prayers from […]

    Major prayers from a minor prophet

    Have you ever felt like your prayers are hitting the ceiling? Well, you’re not alone. Today on Discover the Word, we will talk about prayer from a part of the Bible you might not turn to very often. We’re learning from a minor prophet how to develop major prayers. “Major Prayers from a Minor Prophet” begins […]

    Fully embracing Christmas

    At first glance, the story of a young virgin becoming pregnant by the Spirit of God sounds, well, crazy. And it is until the gold standard of proof is given in Matthew chapter one. Today on Discover the Word, we will talk about an Old Testament passage in Isaiah that’s repeated in Matthew—providing evidence of […]

    Learn what gave Joseph hope in a hopeless situation

    “We have a problem.” How many times have you heard someone say that to you, like a doctor, perhaps?  Well, today on Discover the Word,  we will talk about the “problem” that Joseph faced in dealing with Mary’s pregnancy. He felt betrayed, but how could he allow his fiancée to be stoned to death? Nor did […]

    Joseph chose to lay his power down

    When Joseph discovered that his fiancée, Mary, was pregnant, ancient Jewish law gave him the option of having her publicly stoned to death. Yet while that was his right, it wasn’t his heart. Today on Discover the Word, we continue the discussion of Joseph’s role in the Christmas story. In a first-century patriarchal world, Joseph had […]

    Joseph’s role in the Christmas story

    Any man would be both angry and brokenhearted to learn that his fiancée was pregnant and he’s not the father. Today on Discover the Word, we will look at the role Joseph played in the Christmas story. The seeming not-so-good news of Mary’s pregnancy hit him hard for several reasons causing him to have to […]

    Looking at Jesus’s family tree

    You know, for many, it’s a tradition to read the Christmas story aloud at family Christmas celebrations. But most of the time we skip over the loooong genealogy that precedes it in Matthew’s telling of the story! Well, today the Discover the Word team will be looking at Jesus’s family tree for a very important […]