Posts by Sheila Wolfe

Posts by Sheila Wolfe

Pray – Trusting God In a Hurting World

If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” Romans 12:18 Just a week ago, we were still wishing one another, “Happy New Year”.  With the events that are happening in our nation, things can feel far from happy.  It felt surreal to see the events that took place last week.  I wonder where has respect for one another gone?  Where has respect for our nation’s capital and the leaders of our country…

Coming To Know God

Have you ever known someone who really seemed to know and love Jesus?  Like really KNOW Him?  Maybe, you wondered how in the world someone comes to a place in life where they truly know and encounter the One True Living God.  I will start by saying, “No one gets close to God on accident.”  Jeremiah 29:13 says, “And you will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.”  So, there you have it. …

Looking Forward

As 2020 draws to a close, we look forward to 2021.  The beginning of each new year can be a time to reflect on the previous year, on what has gone well and what needs some change.  January has many people setting goals and making resolutions.  Setting goals and making resolutions aren’t bad things, but I want to encourage you to seek the Lord’s will in all of the goals and resolutions you make for the upcoming year.  Proverbs 16:9…

Christmas Tips

I hope that your Christmas is wonderful.  May God richly bless each of you.  Here are a few tips I will pass along in my hopes that your holiday is great!  I love you each.  Make time to focus on Jesus during this holiday season. Experiences with people you love can be better than presents. Remember those who serve you daily behind the scenes and tell them thanks. Read the Christmas story from the Bible before opening presents. You should…

Finish Strong

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7 2020 has been a one-of-a-kind year for sure.  As the year draws to a close, I want to encourage you to finish strong.  Let us not be found wishing away time that God has blessed us with and has plans for.  Think back to the start of this year.  Did you set any goals?  Did God reveal a “word of the…

Shine Jesus

In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.  The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:4-5 Jesus came as a light in the darkness.  He came as a fulfillment of God’s centuries old promise, after 400 silent years.  Yes, that’s right.  People had not heard from God for 400 years.  Those are the years between the Old Testament and the New Testament.  Yet, God’s people continued to wait…

Angel Tree Prison Fellowship

Our December Dollar Day will be partnering with Prison Fellowship Angel Tree to serve 13 families in Little Elm who have a parent incarcerated.  We are able to bless a total of 28 children this year.  This ministry connects families, as we will purchase and give the children Christmas gifts on behalf of their incarcerated parent.  An age-appropriate gospel booklet will be included for each child.  Each family is also able to get a free Adventure Bible!  This Dollar Day is…

Jesus Is Worth Celebrating

Most people love the holidays, especially children.  As parents, we try to point our children to the real reason we celebrate Christmas.  God loved us so much that He sent His one and only Son to come to earth and be born as a baby.  Jesus wasn’t any ordinary baby though.  Jesus was God in the flesh.  Jesus, the perfect Son of God, left heaven, coming to earth in order that He might bring us back to God.  Jesus is…

Advent

Many Christians look forward to Advent each year.  Advent is a special time of expectant waiting and preparation for both the celebration of Christ’s birth and for the second coming of Christ. Advent means “coming” in Latin.  Advent typically starts four Sundays before Christmas Day.  Each week, or Sunday, many light a candle and read scriptures that prepare their hearts and minds for the real reason for Christmas.  Candles are sometimes lit as a symbol that Jesus has come into…

Give Thanks, Give Kindness, Give Love

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Thanksgiving is such a wonderful holiday. While not everyone celebrates Thanksgiving with traditions, many do. Some people start their day by watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  Others start decorating for Christmas.  Some go shopping, looking for that great deal.  Families gather together to share a meal and give thanks.  Many families prepare the food together, talking and laughing throughout the day. …

Time With God Changes Everything

Do you meet with God daily?  Do you set aside devoted time to sit in His Presence, together?  In Luke 10, Mary sat at Jesus’ feet and listened.  Jesus said that the choice she had made was better than being busy doing stuff. She had chosen well.  I want to be like Mary, sitting daily at the feet of my Lord, soaking in His wisdom and love.  And I can.  So can you. I simply adore God’s Word.  Really, I…

Love God And Love People

A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.  By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” John 13:34-35 When Jesus was questioned by a Pharisee, He responded by issuing a standard that each Christ follower should strive to live by. This conversation is recorded in Matthew 22:36-40. Jesus was asked, “‘Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?’ Jesus replied:…