Life Is Short

Life Is Short

Life is short. Tomorrow is promised to no one. Every day is a gift from God. I recently had one of my best friends pass away. Emily and I were part of a friend group we called the “FAB 5.” There were 5 of us who had been friends since 5th grade. We shared...
Faith Like A Child

Faith Like A Child

What is faith? Faith seemingly seems something different to everyone. Faith is as universal as breathing air and also as diverse as Jesus himself. There are 2 types of faith: general faith and religious faith. General faith could be something as simple as believing...

Willingness to Serve

John 13:1-17 It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. 2 The evening meal was in progress, and the devil had...

Lent Reading Plan

Lent is a season of preparation. Here at Joy99, we are carving out time to prepare our hearts for Easter and we’d love you to join us! Here is a link to a reading plan that you and your family may use to draw closer to God and each other in the 40 days...
The Month of Love

The Month of Love

February is all about love. This may sound trite, but I invite you to think about this: It is easy to love those who are easy to love. It is hard to love those who are hard to love. Think about the coworker that complains all the time, or the boss who is always on...

Enough For You

Several years ago, I dealt with a health issue that caused me to have chronic pain. You couldn’t see the issue, but I could feel it 24 hours a day 7 days a week. It was awful. I’ve never experienced pain that debilitating in my life. To give you a frame of reference,...