THE URBAN ALTERNATIVE


Encourage Archive

  • I remember many years ago on a day when I had become ill. I had gone to see my doctor, and after arriving at the diagnosis, the doctor prescribed some […]

    Spinning Your Own Wheels

    I remember many years ago on a day when I had become ill. I had gone to see my doctor, and after arriving at the diagnosis, the doctor prescribed some […]

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  • by Lois Evans I read of a woman named Sarah who went on a missions trip to Ukraine. During her time there, she befriended a 12-year-old orphan girl named Bogdana, […]

    Rising Above the Grief

    by Lois Evans I read of a woman named Sarah who went on a missions trip to Ukraine. During her time there, she befriended a 12-year-old orphan girl named Bogdana, […]

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  • by Lois Evans Most people have had pets of one sort or another. While dogs and cats remain tremendously popular, some people prefer hamsters as an alternative. Perhaps one of […]

    When You Need a Helping Hand

    by Lois Evans Most people have had pets of one sort or another. While dogs and cats remain tremendously popular, some people prefer hamsters as an alternative. Perhaps one of […]

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  • by Lois Evans During our seminary years, when all Tony and I could feast on was ground beef, I developed several ways to cook what we affectionately called “seminary steak.” […]

    Are You Truly Content?

    by Lois Evans During our seminary years, when all Tony and I could feast on was ground beef, I developed several ways to cook what we affectionately called “seminary steak.” […]

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  • Early in our marriage, Tony traveled frequently, which meant I was home with young children. Fear riddled me in the night. I worried constantly about Tony’s safety. Frequently I slept […]

    Fighting Fear with the Word

    Early in our marriage, Tony traveled frequently, which meant I was home with young children. Fear riddled me in the night. I worried constantly about Tony’s safety. Frequently I slept […]

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  • God’s silence doesn’t mean His absence. Just because you can’t see or hear God, that doesn’t negate His presence and active work behind the scenes. Base your movement on Who […]

    God’s Silence Doesn’t Mean His Absence

    God’s silence doesn’t mean His absence. Just because you can’t see or hear God, that doesn’t negate His presence and active work behind the scenes. Base your movement on Who […]

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  • I remember feeling captive during heavy child-rearing years with Tony working long hours. As women, we have to be aware of our feelings so we don’t take them out on […]

    Are You Feeling Captive?

    I remember feeling captive during heavy child-rearing years with Tony working long hours. As women, we have to be aware of our feelings so we don’t take them out on […]

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  • Our success doesn’t hinge on what the culture at-large says or does, or how others act toward us, or even the outcome of our circumstances. Our ultimate success totally depends on God – […]

    Success God’s Way

    Our success doesn’t hinge on what the culture at-large says or does, or how others act toward us, or even the outcome of our circumstances. Our ultimate success totally depends on God – […]

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  • Lois Evans Challenges in our past can hold us hostage in our present. However, God’s mighty hand in our past delivering us can bring us great encouragement as well today. It does […]

    What Are Your Stones of Remembrance?

    Lois Evans Challenges in our past can hold us hostage in our present. However, God’s mighty hand in our past delivering us can bring us great encouragement as well today. It does […]

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  • By Lois Evans Sometimes there are detours in your life and ministry that you did not plan or you did not expect. On top of that you did not expect […]

    Under Construction Pt. 3

    By Lois Evans Sometimes there are detours in your life and ministry that you did not plan or you did not expect. On top of that you did not expect […]

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