Rise and Shine

9/18 Victory Through His Love

In Jesus there is always grace, life, and redemption.

9/17 Victory Through His Promise

In Jesus there is always grace, life, and redemption.

9/16 Victory Through His Grace

In Jesus there is always grace, life, and redemption.

9/15 Victory Over Our Guilt

The overcoming life is based around the ability to surrender our shame to Jesus.

9/14 Victory Over Ourselves

God wants to give us the power to overcome ourselves. The power comes from God, but the choice to surrender to His power is ours.

9/12 Why Not Me?

If someone else took credit for work we did, take solace in the fact that we ultimately work not for the praise of people, but of God.

9/11 Who Will Know?

Today on Rise and Shine, if we're tempted to cut corners, stand on this truth--the way we work is an act of worship.

9/10 Who Cares?

Other times, the challenge is not getting recognized for what we are doing. Don't forget, the Lord sees it! More importantly, He cares.

9/9 Who Is Watching?

Sometimes, the challenge is staying diligent when no one is looking. May we honor the Lord in these moments by working for Him.

9/8 How You Work

If we're struggling to keep a good attitude at work, may we focus on this beautiful fact from the life of Jesus.

9/7 Who You Work For

When it comes to overcoming at work, let us start by remembering this important truth.

9/5 Trustworthy in the Land of Why

Our love for God shows up most when no one is looking. May we love Him well!

9/4 Faithful in the Land of Why

Unfavorable circumstances are opportunities to demonstrate our faithfulness. May He give us grace to do it!

9/3 Tenacious in the Land of Why

Is there something God is asking us to tenaciously hold onto?

9/2 Honor in the Land of Why

Sometimes the best thing we can do is to choose to honor the Lord when nothing else makes sense.

9/1 Hope in the Land of Why

Let's not let the why's of life cause us to give up. Hope is the way to move out of the land of why.

8/31 Trust in the Land of Why

It is tempting to get stuck in the land of why. Let's choose to trust God in that land.

8/29 Breaking out of the Pain

Moments of breakthrough only come from taking one step at a time. Let's never stop taking one more step.

8/28 Climbing Through The Pain

The clarity we so yearn in the midst of pain is only found when we climb through it. Clarity is coming, if we remain on the climb.

8/27 Trusting Through The Pain

Pain has a way of eliminating our ability to see clearly. So it is important to trust God with what we are seeing and trust Him with all we do not see.

8/26 Focus Through The Pain

When pain makes our future dim, let's focus on today.

8/25 Leaning Through The Pain

Sometimes, the best thing to do in our painful places is to choose to lean on God.

8/24 Prospering Through The Pain

When we choose to focus on the Lord in the painful places, God will help us prosper even there.

8/22 The Better Place

We know the adage, let's get better not bitter. Hurt tastes bitter, but God makes us better through it.

8/21 The Troubled Place

Trauma can defeat or deepen us. Sometimes we aren't allowed to remain the same. May God strengthen us to deepen.

8/20 The Transitional Place

Sometimes, we are forced to make transitions we do not desire. God wants to give us the grace we need through those places.

8/19 The Revealing Place

The pressure and pain of life reveals things within us. May they reveal a person after God's own heart.

8/18 The Triumphant Place

The final destination Christ wants to take us is the Triumphant Place. Let's let Him take us there one day at a time.

8/17 The Testing Place

Is the Word of the Lord testing us today? Maybe that's where we are supposed to be.

8/15 Perspective in the Pit

No matter how wounded or despairing we feel, let us receive the grace of our wounded healer and savior Jesus Christ.

8/14 Other People in the Pit

Do we have a loved one in a pit that we can't help? We pray this episode would encourage you.

8/13 Praise in the Pit

In good times, it's easy to praise God, but have we ever had to praise from the pit? May our hearts experience liberation as we do so.

8/12 His Presence In The Pit

Are we in a pit of despair? God is with us in those moments. Draw comfort how Joseph did.

8/11 Who Put Us in the Pit

As we continue exploring Joseph's ability to overcome, we'll sit with the disproportionate response of Joseph's brothers to his immaturity.

8/10 The Pain of the Pit

If we have experienced deep relational wounds, then today's episode is for you. May healing come in Jesus name.

8/8 Growing Optimism

Let's never concede to the negativity of life!

8/7 Growing Resilience

God wants us to be people of resilient promise.

8/6 Growing Wisdom

Adversity has the ability to reveal where we really are, giving us the opportunity to grow in wisdom.

8/5 Growing Strength

Where do we need strength from God right now? Let's be open to the strength He wants to give us.

8/4 Growing Deeper

Adversity has a way of deepening our soul, if we do not throw away our confidence in God.

8/3 Growing Over The Unfair

Are there unfair things that have come into our lives? God can use these impositions as well. See how here.

8/1 An Opportunity to Prune

Is there something God is asking us to trust Him with today?

7/31 An Opportunity to Endure

God wants to teach us how to overcome by learning how to endure by being patient.

7/30 An Opportunity to Catalyze

A problem could convert a painful place into a joyful place because of what God does in our lives.

7/29 An Opportunity for Joy

How can problems and trials be an opportunity for joy? Discover the answer on today's episode.

7/28 An Opportunity to Solve

Our problems may become opportunities to become people who become problem solvers.

7/27 Soaring on Opportunity

Every problem always presents us with an opportunity to grow and even soar. Let's have an attitude of joy because of the growth potential.

7/25 Faith That Blesses

What is the best way to bless others? PT tells us on today's episode.

7/24 True Religion

Today we focus on two particular people groups who need extra compassion from followers of Jesus.

7/23 Revitalized Faith

Today, if we're battling compassion fatigue, we pray for grace and refreshing as we pour out into others.

7/22 Compassionate Faith

Are there people God wants us to have compassion on today? Lord give us eyes to see them.

7/21 Connected Faith

Today PT reminds us that an active faith is also a sincere one because the words we say connect to the actions we'll take.

7/20 Faith Shows Up

Today on Rise and Shine, PT discusses that how we live and love matters if we claim to have an active faith.

7/18 Free To Gather

How do we come to the Lord's house? May we be filled with joy and a grateful heart as we prepare to gather tomorrow.

7/17 Enthusiastically Free

What is the work that God specifically has for us to do? Let's stay free to do it enthusiastically!

7/16 Freedom Fighters

What a beautiful reminder on today's episode! God has set us free, not only for ourselves, but that we can help liberate others in return.

7/15 Freedom From Entanglement

PT offers up a poetic thought for those who want to live in freedom: don't get tangled up by the voices of our past or the vices of our present.

7/14 Freedom To Stick With It

Today PT encourages us all to continue in the freedom that God has given us by remembering this important advice.

7/13 Free For God's Purpose

There is only one law that should bind us after Jesus sets us free. See what that is on today's episode.

7/11 Defined By Love

When we look into the mirror, may we always see a child who is beloved by the love of God that is in Christ Jesus.

7/10 Reflections of Beauty

When we look in the mirror, let's focus on the grace God poured into our souls. May we see reflections of His beauty.

7/9 Never Without Hope

Let's turn to Jesus and we shall know not be disappointed. For with Him there is always hope.

7/8 Never to Quit

Let's determine to not quit contending for God's best. Surely, we shall see it!

7/7 Full Heart

It's only when we refuse to delude what we see that we are able to move forward with the good things God has for us.

7/6 Clear Sight

May the Lord give us clear us to see what He wants us to see. Before we can do anything, we must have eyes to see.

7/4 True Freedom

True freedom is found in being a servant of His love.

7/3 Quick To Follow Through

Sometimes, we need to recommit ourselves to following through on good intentions. Let's see our intentions through!

7/2 Quick To See

Let's not miss on God's best for us by pretending not to see what He's pointing out in our lives.

7/1 Quick To Focus

Are we getting distracted from the good focal points God has for us?

6/30 Quick To Remember

Reflecting and revisiting His words is one way to activate what God is speaking into us.

6/29 Quick To Respond

What is God asking us to be attentive to? What is He asking us to respond to?

6/27 Do It Together

Gathering together reminds us of the things that are most important, but it also provides this other needed blessing.

6/26 Do It Now

Today's episode focuses on avoiding this common problem that prevents us from putting our faith into action.

6/25 What Do We Do?

A crucial question to ponder is what is God calling us to do this season? PT suggests some options on today's episode.

6/24 Do What You Know

Today PT observes that faith doesn't simply show up, it must be exercised daily by putting into action what we've learned from God's Word.

6/23 Hear And Do

Today on Rise and Shine, we look at the words of Jesus and ask, are we building our life on sand or The Rock?‍

6/22 Faith In Action

What is the most neglected word in the Bible? Find out on today's episode.

6/20 Meekness That Transforms

His Word, when received with meekness produces powerful life within us.

6/19 Meekness To Produce a Good Harvest

His Words within affects our actions. What happens within will always show up without. Let's consider the harvest we are producing.

6/18 Meekness To Plant Good Things

What we plant produces a harvest, so let's consider what we are planting.

6/17 Meekness To Plant His Word

Let's plant His Word within us - that it may save our souls.

6/16 Meekness To Receive

Let us not resist the good words God is trying to spoke into us and over us.

6/15 Meekness To Be Open

Is there something the Lord is trying to say to us?

6/13 Why It Matters

To walk in freedom, to live the growing life, to be all that God intended when He made us, this is why we contend for the things of God.

6/12 Let It Go

Is there an area where we're struggling to trust God? We pray for the grace to loosen our grip on whatever we're holding on to.

6/11 Run Unhindered

Do we have attitudes, perspective, or habits that hinder us? May we release them to run the race God intends for us.

6/10 Lay It Aside

Whatever the Lord revealed yesterday, may He grant us the wisdom and courage to contend for a life that honors God more.

6/9 Aligned With Him

An active faith aligns itself with what God says. Today may we ask the Lord to help us identify the places where we're misaligned.

6/8 Servants of Christ

As we look at the book of James this week, PT asks Is there any area that we're struggling to surrender to Lord?

6/6 Lives of Activated Faith

Remember, it's not just what we say, it's not just the lives we lead, but both combined that help us live a life of activated faith.

6/5 What Do We Really Believe?

PT explores the fact that when the heat is on, our real beliefs come to the surface. May we cling to what is true in these times.

6/4 Invest In The Best

PT asks a crucial question for anyone who seeks to live a life of activated faith. Find out what it is on today's episode.

6/3 What Should We Hold On To?

Today on Rise and Shine, PT asks, are we holding on to the right things - the things that will last?

6/2 What Should We Let Go Of?

On this episode of Rise and Shine, PT asks, are we being defined by things we can't keep?

6/1 Get The Right Grip

Part of an activated faith is the discernment between heavenly and earthly things. Learn more on today's episode.

5/30 Let's Live For Him

As we enter Saturday, let's remember that while we may not have to die for Jesus, we are all called to live for Him.

5/29 This Is Not The End

One of the keys for the resilient and engaged faith has to do with adopting this heavenly perspective.

5/28 Inspired By Faith

As we continue sitting with the humbling example of Hebrews 11, let's ask how can we develop a stronger, more active faith.

5/27 Strengthened By Faith

On today's episode, if we're feeling beat down by circumstances and our attitude is out of alignment, may we be emboldened by Hebrews 11.

5/26 Our Heritage By Faith

Rise and Shine and remember the rich heritage we possess as believers. May God give us a determined, resilient faith!