Entries by Pastor JoeDon Calhoun

Anxious for Nothing

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:6-7, NKJV) Paul wasn’t one to pull punches, but for him to say that we […]

Appreciating The Pause to Your Progress

“In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.” (Proverbs 16:9) I’ve had the opportunity to travel a lot in the past few years. While I certainly appreciate the privilege, I’m a pretty uptight traveler… especially when layovers are involved. It’s like airport purgatory. While these layovers have tested my patience […]

There’s More to Your Story

“Jesus called out with a loud voice, ‘Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.’ When he had said this, he breathed his last.” (Luke 23:46) When Jesus uttered His final words and breathed His last on the cross, all seemed lost. The Savior of the world appeared to have been defeated by death, and […]

Who’s Writing Your Headlines?

“You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.” -Genesis 50:20 One thing I admire about Joseph: He never allowed any disappointment to define his life. The only thing that Joseph allowed to define his life was the presence/promise of God. […]

God’s Bucket List:

The little women came to the well at noon, hoping to see no one because most women went in the morning or evening for water. She came in the punishing middle eastern heat (modern day Palestine) to ensure no one would be there. But that day there was a man at the well. He said […]

Faith Footsteps

When Moving Forward Makes No Sense “On the seventh day, they got up at daybreak and marched around the city seven times in the same manner, except that on that day they circled the city seven times. The seventh time around, when the priests sounded the trumpet blast, Joshua commanded the army, ‘Shout! For the […]


We are all framed by Faith, or by Fears The things we believe are the framework of our lives! That framework creates our places or areas of focus. Dreams, visions, aspirations and hopes must be developed and framed in our minds so that when situations and circumstances do not line up, our faith does not […]

With > What & Good > Great

1.) With > What The disciples struggled with the loss of Jesus on the cross. Because Jesus had effectively taught them life is not about what you have as much as it is about who you are with. Everything the disciples needed was released because of who they were with! The Key ???? is your […]