In the Arms of the Father

Do you have a favorite Scripture?  Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield …

Over the years, I’ve discovered that I have many favorite Scripture verses. There are Scriptures that challenge me, Scriptures that humble me, Scriptures that inspire me, and some that puzzle me. Then there are the scriptures that make me weep.  I found one of those in Deuteronomy 1:30-31.

The word “deuteronomy” means “repetition of the law.” In this series of sermons, in essence his “farewell address,” Moses reminds the Children of Israel to keep God’s commandments and honor their covenant with Him.…

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Que Sera Sera

Do you know what to do when God has a problem with you?

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield with Take It To Heart!

In 1 Samuel, the High Priest, Eli, receives a word of judgment from the Lord. Eli’s sons have turned the Temple into a brothel; they engage in every kind of wickedness. Eli has known about it and made no attempt to restrain them. Now because of their sin and Eli’s failure to correct them, God says that both sons will be killed on the same day.…

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Answering the Call

Will you answer the call?

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield and this is Take It To Heart!

It’s a familiar scene repeated often in sitcoms, cartoons, and movies. A commander summons his troops and calls for volunteers for a difficult and dangerous mission. He asks prospective volunteers to take one step forward. But instead, everyone takes one step back. Well, almost everyone. Some unfortunate character hasn’t been paying attention. …

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Flowers or Weeds

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield and this is Take It To Heart!

A wise person once said, “Your mind is a garden, your thoughts are the seeds; the harvest can either be flowers or weeds.”

It expresses a profound truth: The thoughts that we dwell on – the ones that we allow to take root – shape who we are and who we will become. Eventually they will determine the choices we make and the actions we take.…

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