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Kiawana July 8, 2015 at 5:59 am

Hey how are you? I am righting because I am very confused. My daughter dad ask me if I could drop our childsupport case and give him a chance to take care out daughter without the courts. I want to give him a chance but I dont really know if I can trust his word. The first year he didnt do anything for her until we got a dna twst now he gives me a hundred dollars whenever he feels like and he buys her cloths wherever he feels like. I kinda want to give him a chance but I still feel like he should be doing alittle more since I been doing alone the last past year just want another person opinion on the situation thanks.

Crystal McDowell July 15, 2015 at 10:25 pm

Hi Kiwana,

I’m sorry that you have to go through such difficulty in attempting to gain child support for your child. I believe that if you would pray and ask God for wisdom–He will give you peace in whatever decision you choose to go with. It’s my opinion that if the father is serious about child support and wants another chance to be involved in his child’s life–he will do whatever it takes–even continue with the court arrangements in order to ensure that your child will be supported. You can choose forgiveness and yet still expect him to step up to his responsibility. If he is genuine or not, the Lord knows. The main thing is that you keep your relationship with God intact and as much as possible allow your child to have a healthy relationship with her father. That’s my opinion—however again, you must pray and seek God’s peace and direction for your own situation since you are the one living it. God bless you! Crystal

Jim Triebwasser February 6, 2016 at 10:11 am

Crystal, I came across your article from my WCWTK updates. Two issues. At 61, came to the Lord January 2015 and joined a Bible teaching church. Great Pastor and members.
Issue #1: Establishing a relationship with Jesus. I do go to Church, however I speak out loud to Jesus everyday. Maybe three times or more. Although I pray on Sunday, I speak to Him as if he my Dad, older brother, best friend in addition to being my Savior. The conversations are as if He was sitting across the table from me at McDonalds. I do have all respect for Him, however I find it more comfortable just talking. Is this OK?

Issue#2: I put my faith and hope in Jesus to help me get a new job. The job is just about one hour plus away. If I do get the job, I also see opportunity to attend a Christian college to get my Masters in Theology, and volunteer teach and minister to the area Correctional facility. All this may result in my relocation and the family doesn’t want to move. It is a good job, salary, and benefits. I need help from Jesus to decide to commute or get a low cost apartment. With my current relationship with Jesus, I am looking to Him to point me in the right direction.

My past is just that…until He found me. I know He is present. Whenever I feel down and I turn on the web radio, Christian Broadcasting, my favorite artist and songs are played! This happens, day, night, during my chats with God. I appreciate His remembering me with this powerful sign. He knows I love music and singing. I suppose this is our special way of communicating.

Jeremiah Rice July 29, 2016 at 7:47 pm

Hello everyone! I am asking for advice on a decision to make. I am friends with a brother in Jesus who attends a different church. I have gone to his church for a few services. After a few weeks, I have been invited to join his church and take part in the life of his church. But, I am stuck because I attend my church but there aren’t people around my age to relate to. They are a part of the church, but they are terribly busy with their jobs, spouses, families, or whatever. The church that my buddy is at has life transformation groups and many other activities that I could be doing. I’m not sure what to do. I have prayed to God that the Holy Spirit would guide me in my decision making. Is there any words of advice that you can give me to help with this problem? Thank you and God bless.

Jack Wellman July 30, 2016 at 10:41 am

Why not try it for a time there at your friends church. You might not have the same age group as you but as the family of God, we’re all related in Jesus Christ. You’ll never know if you don’t try Mr. Rice. Thank you sir.

Colman November 22, 2016 at 4:13 am

Good morning, I’m Colman… I have been praying about a career opportunity that I have… I was offered a position with another company making a little more money than the current job I have. However I am afraid and Confused on whether I should go over to this country not knowing what to expect with certain situations or stay where I am. My current company is a very friendly family-oriented workplace. However more money from this new job would allow me to be able to take care of my sick mother who lives far away from me and I could move her within my home once I have more money to buy a house. It would also open up the opportunity for me to use my class A CDL that I recently received back in March 2016. I’m just afraid of the unknown and not knowing whether or not I will succeed. I have prayed and prayed on this situation and now the time has come for me to make a decision.

Jessica September 18, 2017 at 2:07 am

How are you?

I have the same dilemma with you. So how was your decision? what happened? I know in God’s grace He will help us decide 🙂

Dora April 6, 2018 at 3:02 am

Thank you so much

Sharon Benzel November 14, 2018 at 11:33 pm

Hi, Crystal:
Thank you for these verses of the Word of God for seeking wisdom in making decisions. Unfortunately, I have made some decisions without seeking the Word of God. Now that I do have some scriptures about making decisions, I can read and pray about GOD’s wisdom in making future decisions. I am ashamed that I did not consult the Lord God first; however, I have asked HIS forgiveness. I must carry through with the decisions because I’ve given my word. I will ask the LORD to travel with me as I journey through the end results of these decisions. Thank you again for your article.

Maribel April 11, 2019 at 2:28 am

Hi my name is maribel here I am at 3:21 am can’t sleep i have this job that Which i hate so much and it’s a job I took a chance in but it turns out to be a stressful job that I have my boss treats me like I’m dump with little training and thought will be a perfect job to learn something new things but instead it’s a nightmare I’m trying to be very patience learn and work with little training lord knows what I’m going though but I know god is a good god but theirs is point that I want to quit and just walk but I can’t I provide for myself and I can’t all I want to is cry because I’m not happy I’m looking for another job where I know I will happy I need guidance rather I stick to it until I find another or just quick to leave stress behind I want to be happy

Truly yours Maribel

Theophilus May 19, 2019 at 12:07 am

Hi. I got a job offer with a Micro Finance bank, and later got offered another two days later in a communication company as a security personnel. Both are of same pay, and the manager of the MF is a member of my church while the one in the communication company is acting in fulfilment to his promise made before now. Both employers promised very convincing better days ahead and are of good discipline. Though I have never thought of banking, communication or security as an area to delve into but am confused as to which to follow knowing that I need a job to survive now. Please help me.

Jack Wellman May 19, 2019 at 1:27 pm

Hello Theophilus. I will pray for you sir. Ask your church to also pray for you as there is power in prayer.

REHEMA AUDREEY July 10, 2019 at 8:09 am

Hi praise God,i got a child and the father really wants me to settle down with him though i dont like him due to so many things i cant open up here,though there came a man whom i came to love whole heatedly but the guy changed once & doesn’t love me anymore,i want to settle down but as much as baby dad is still willing to have me,i love the other guy who doesn’t show any interest in me after taking me to his parents.Please advise en help me with prayers,i fear if i settle down with baby dady my love might come back in my life and being the one i love…..

Jack Wellman July 10, 2019 at 9:12 am

Are you married to this man? Are you living together? could you tell me a bit more about this sitatuion?

June October 23, 2019 at 7:00 am

Hi.l need help in making a decision.
I have been going out with a guy who had a kid from his previous relationship. The problem comes when the woman is constantly trying to test my patience,and the man doesn’t seem to see it as an issue and goes berserk saying am trying to fight the mother of his son. Right now he wants us to settle down but l feel like it’s not a good decision since that woman is always involved in our decisions even when they shouldn’t involve her. I don’t know what to do

Jack Wellman October 23, 2019 at 10:05 am

Hello June. I would seek counsel with your pastor about this This will not go away until this guy puts his foot down and say to this woman to keep out of our lives. If he doesn’t do this now, it is unlikely he will change. I would be troubled too. If he refuses to see this as a problem, you may be better off with another relationship or none at all.

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