The Promise

God's Word is full of promises. We love those promises. We love to quote those verses and feel encouragement at the hope they provide. We love to relish in the thought that we will receive those things. And God is faithful, yet, we often fail to put the promise in its proper context. We can [...]

The God of plans

Seek the God of the plans and not the plan itself. This particular phrase has been hitting the mark in my life over and over lately.  Yet, this is not a new idea. Scripture plainly tells us in Proverbs 16:9, “The mind of man plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.” We are [...]

Lies of the enemy

It has been way too long since I have taken the time to write. Of course, I have written plenty in my personal journals with ink on paper. I have been having some tough conversations with God. Spending a lot of time looking inward and discovering some areas yet to be dealt with. Yet, isn't [...]


I read a great quote yesterday, "Character produces destiny." It has stuck with me. I love it so much. Yet, I question, is it always true? Certainly we can all think of great people who have accomplished something of importance, value, or virtue and point to their remarkable character as helping them excel to that [...]