#PrayForEmmi

We interrupt our regularly scheduled weekly blog for a special prayer event… The Buchweitz family has been part of Awaken Church for years now, faithfully giving and serving and sacrificing so much to see people awakened to new life in Christ. Adam and Nancy have...

That Sweet Smell

Sizzling fajitas… Freshly ground coffee… Triple chocolate brownies… They all come with their own aroma that fills your home and makes your taste buds water. I’ve been reminded of that aroma recently as I am reading through Leviticus. Although it can be a challenging...

You’re Different.

As if rescuing the nation of Israel from the world’s greatest superpower, Egypt, wasn’t a big enough task, God gave Moses another massive assignment in the book of Exodus: lead Israel into the Promised Land and conquer the Canaanites. What an assignment! Moses is...

You Know What It’s Like

We talk often about leaving your past in the past. “Don’t let your past dictate your future,” you’ll hear someone say. Or “Your past doesn’t need to control your present.” Those sentiments are true, but today I want to remind you of the importance of remembering your...

The Long Way Around

In Exodus 13, as Israel finally exits Egypt, plundering the Egyptians on their way out and proving once and for all the power of their God, they head out toward the promised land…well, kind of. God actually led them on a major detour. If you looked a map, you...