Take Courage

Take Courage

By Joy Walter There is a song by Lindy Conant that I like to consider the theme song of Awakening Fires. The title is “Take Courage” and the lyrics embody so much of who we are and what we are called to do. For over a year now, this song has aroused a passion in me to...
Giving Birth

Giving Birth

By Joy Walter Although giving birth usually refers to the event of actually delivering a baby, so much more is involved in the process. It often begins as a desire in the heart of a couple to have a child; a person created from their genetic identity. This process...
God’s Plans Are Bigger

God’s Plans Are Bigger

“Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.” (Eph. 3:20) When we first planned to meet with some of the kids in our neighborhood, we had no bigger vision than a handful of...