Here at The Urban Alternative, the foundation of everything we do can be found in the Bible. We base everything upon God’s Word. And one of our goals is to help you deepen your understanding of God’s purposes and His kingdom agenda by offering insights from the Scriptures and by encouraging you to explore His Word for yourself. Therefore, each month we’ll devote one or two of our email devotions to introducing you to read one of the books of the Bible, hoping that you’ll enjoy our video which hi...
The African impala is a beautiful animal. When I went on a trip with my wife to South Africa several years ago, I got to see one up close and personal. I was overwhelmed by everything about this beautiful creature. One of the things that most impressed me was its ability to jump. It can jump ten feet straight up in the air. And it can jump forward thirty feet at a time. That’s how it moves so fast and avoids predators.
I want to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. Though many of us won’t be celebrating in the same way or with all the same people we usually do, we still have many reasons to give thanks. The foremost blessing I’m grateful for this season is the amazing story of redemption we have in Jesus Christ. This year may have felt like one big dilemma, but we can give thanks that we have a hope that supersedes 2020.
It’s easy to stop believing when all hope looks gone. But when hope vanishes is when you ought to look for Jesus more than ever because He could be right beside you. You just can’t see Him. When hopelessness overrides your faith, your eyes become blinded to what is really going on. Some of your greatest answers to some of your greatest problems come during times of your greatest discouragement.