As the creator of Encouragement for Now, an online blog, Joel Yount, in recent times is sought-after for his ministry and speaking engagements. He has impacted devoted Christians across the country by sharing the word of God with inspiration and courage. He is known for spreading God’s word in a fresh, practical, and revelatory way that helps others to fill their mindset with victory, hope and encouragement because in Joel’s words: “You are loved”. His passion is to reach Christian believers and help them to connect the transforming power of God’s word into their everyday life.

You are important. You are called to be on the earth at this time in history!

The struggle you are facing and the feeling of defeat is not who you are! Scripture declares in Philippians 4:13 NKJV, “I can do all things through [a]Christ who strengthens me.”

It can be easy to fall into the trap of listening to what others say about us that do not line up with the truth. You are worthy and have value. Before the foundations of the world God had a plan and vision for you.

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were born I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the nations.” Jeremiah 1:5 NKJV

Every day, it is important we take actions that strengthen ourselves in the Lord. Take time to pray, read the Bible, and stand on the truth that you are loved by your Heavenly Father who created you.

Mathew 19:26 NIV says, Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

God is bringing you through the tests to create your testimony! Right now I speak life into your trial, fears, or lack. I speak Life into your life and call forth hope into every area of your mind. You are not defeated. You are not a failure. Hope is rising up and overflowing in your midst today!

P.S. Your prayers are valued as God begins to open more and more doors for me to speak and minister.