1 Samuel 3:1-10 NIV, The boy Samuel ministered before the Lord under Eli. In those days, the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many visions. 2 One night Eli, whose eyes were becoming so weak that he could barely see, was lying down in his usual place. 3 The lamp of God…Read More
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Jesus’ call to “come” is driven by your need for Him.Read More
When it seems impossible.
We don’t often initiate God size vision and possibilities when we are facing what seems humanly impossible.Read More
Who are you listening to?
Most of the time, our circumstances remain the same because we refuse to change who we listen to. Who we allow speaking into our lives influences the direction we choose to go.Read More
How are you doing?
I had lunch yesterday with a dear friend. Halfway through our sharing of the day-to-day, it became clear that God provides these moments of exchange to facilitate wellness and soul care, embrace our spirit, heal our wounds, and build our faith. The exchange between friends is a beautiful dance at times as we release and…Read More
The issues are not new, repeating themselves consistently over time, and leaving wounded parishioners and pastors feeling abandoned and rejected by the body of Christ.Read More
Planes, Restaurants, and Doctor’s Offices.
You meet the most interesting people on a plane, in a restaurant, or a doctor’s office. Just random people who by no coincidence, end up adding so much to your day. Those chance meetings that by the end of a conversation you realize it wasn’t chance at all you ran into each other at the…Read More
Wrinkles and Creases
Though our wrinkles and creases may be painful at times to acknowledge, God is ready for every one of them with His plan to heal those unique places in our soul, heart, and mind. It’s in those moments of pressing in, crying out, experiencing the challenges, and experiencing His deliverance that we discover who we are to Him and our significance as His beloved.Read More
When Hatred Turns to Love
Justice doesn’t always come in the form of legal retribution or an eye for an eye. Justice is a voice in the wilderness that speaks up for the fatherless. Justice is defending the weak, showing loving kindness to the weighed down by life, and being humble in the face of opposition (Micah 6:8). How are we to know what the proper punishment is for every wrong committed unless we see the heart of man as God does?Read More
When We Feel Inadequate
Jesus has plenty to tell you about your worth and significance to him and to the world around you. You can depend on his exquisite love regardless of what you have done or what others have said about you. Friend, sometimes we can give a lot of attention to what others think about us. So…Read More