Covid-19. It’s a bit like a curse word to me. I have had enough social distancing to last me a lifetime. I think… I could list a million negative impacts from this pandemic but to skip over the positive would not do justice to how God has been moving among us. It is always easy [...]
Let our faith be genuine and true, not empty and plastic.
Hope. We need it. It's defined as a feeling of expectation, a desire for a certain thing to happen, or a feeling of trust. We're living in a time where things are uncertain. People are fearful of what tomorrow might bring. They are anxious, panicked, and their thoughts are weighed down with negative thinking. They [...]
In all the chaos and imposed distancing, we can find solace. We can find growth. We can restore relationship.
Restore our vision for the things of God.
I find that my best writing comes out of one of two things: pain or growth. Which, in reality, are two important aspects of life. Growth usually springs forth from pain if we will allow it. At times, when we are in the middle of the pain, all we can think about, comprehend, or perceive [...]
I have been reading the book of Job for the past couple weeks and this portion of Scripture sticks out: Though He slay me, I will hope in Him. Nevertheless I will argue my ways before Him. (Job 13:15, NASB). I love this so very much! It tells me two important things. First, that God [...]
So I sent messengers to them, saying, "I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and come down to you?" ~ Nehemiah 6:3 We all have a place in God's kingdom work. A place that only we can fill. It's [...]
I have been focusing on prayer lately. It is a topic often overlooked. When prayer is mentioned our minds fly to being thankful for a meal or bedtime tuck-in. I guess those count, but I am talking about serious, soul-searching, heavy praying. The kind you wake up early or stay up late to do. The [...]