Entries by Valerie Fairchild

The Christian Brand

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 Companies know that branding is important, especially word of mouth. How is the Chrsitian brand faring? Some would say it is Christians who are damaging Christ’s image and grace.

Inner Treasure

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 Do you see yourself as filled with God’s divine self? If not, you are missing out on an amazing gift.

The Guardian

Scripture:  Isaiah 6:1-8 We want to believe that something, someone, is watching over us and the world, looking out for us, right? This isn’t fantasy. We have this super Guardian.

The Father’s Gift

Scripture: Acts 2:1-21 For centuries, the people of the Bible heard about the promise of the Father. Christ came and still there was more. God promised the Holy Spirit.

The Illusion of Control

Scripture: Acts 1:4-9 We like control. We’re happy to push the elevator close door button to speed things along. But, Jesus says wait for the Holy Spirit and the power He gives.

Quality Fruit

Scripture: John 15:1-8 When the canopy is overgrown, the vine cannot produce good fruit, and neither can we when we live like ‘more is better’ and take on excesses. God invites us to trim back the canopy and produce the best.