Category Archives: Jessica Bolyard

…and he will be named: Mighty God || Jessica Bolyard

Last week Marissa walked us through the first of Isaiah’s prophetic descriptions of the coming Messiah – Wonderful Counselor – and we learned of one of the practical purposes of His coming. This week, I’ll lead us through the second – Mighty God. Reread Isaiah 9:2-7, giving special attention to our focal point in verse […]

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Unexpected: Gratitude In Internal Suffering || Jessica Bolyard

Gratitude can seem juuuust out of reach sometimes, can’t it? Because gratitude – as we usually think of it – is an internal reaction to an external stimulus. (Wow. That sounds an awful lot like high school science. Yikes.) Something happens outside of ourselves – something good or bad or neutral comes into our lives […]

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Joseph – Our Story || Jessica Bolyard

When I was a kid in Sunday school and church, whenever people talked about Joseph – the guy with the fancy coat – I was extremely confused. I thought there was only one Joseph in the Bible – because no one had ever taken the time to tell me otherwise, apparently – so when I […]

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