Chaplain Joe LaCognata shares about some of the unique challenges
faced while trying to live out faith in the fire service.
Second chances. Do overs. Mulligans. How have you experienced the freedom and hope of God’s daily mercies?
While you spend 1/3 of your life at the fire station, you spend 2/3 of your life with your family! These are the years to stay intentionally invested in those closest to you.
How well do you listen to the wisdom of others? How much do you receive the wisdom of the Scriptures? There is much to learn from those who have gone before us.
We must live lives of compassion. God's people have received compassion and are called to share compassion. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 says, "Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God."
Every organization rises and falls on leadership. What is the best way to be a leader? What is the biblical way to be a leader?
There are times we struggle with knowing God's will for our lives. There are other times He has made His will perfectly clear. This week, let's talk about God's will as found in Micah 6:8.
"Two are better than one." While this has many applications, the greatest may be in marriage. This week, our conversation will focus on keeping marriage strong, especially during this season of stress.
"Do not be afraid." That phrase is found in the Bible 70 times! It seems God knows there are things that are overwhelming to us. So how do I move forward without fear?
The Bible helps us understand how to live a blessed life. This week we'll look at Psalm 1:1-2 and other passages that start "Blessed is the man who..."
We strive to be in control of our lives, but realize there is much of our life that is out of our control. That's never been more evident than in recent days. What will it take for you to simply trust God day-to-day?