Author Archives: Laura Roland

Encounter Christ

Read Philippians 1:12-26 While writing, Paul is awaiting his trial where he will find out if he is to be released from prison or executed. still, on the forefront of his mind is the gospel of Jesus being spread. In verse twelve he says, “And I want you to know, my dear brothers and sisters,thatContinue Reading


Read Philippians 1:1-11 While writing this letter to the Christians of Philippi, Paul is in prison for preaching the gospel of Jesus. This is important to keep in mind as you read through the verses, which are filled with encouragement for fellow believers. Did you catch that? While Paul is in chains, he is spendingContinue Reading

His ways

Read James 4:13-17 God talks a lot about pride, and how it is a huge stumbling block to a relationship with Him. Earlier in this chapter we read “God opposes the proud but favors the humble.” Pride can come in many different shapes and sizes, but I believe the backbone of pride is relying onContinue Reading