Staying Strong in the Battle!

Almost fifteen years ago, I was in an intense battle for my life. Our younger daughter, Emily, was just born and I began having extreme pain in my lower legs and knees. The pain was so intense that by the time Emily was three months old, I was seriously crying out to the Lord to…

The Coming Revival (And How We Can be a Part)

Our world is looking for love. Every problem we are facing right now is the result of not experiencing the love of God. Stop for a minute and allow that to sink in. Consider the next truth: God has enough love for every single person and for every single problem we are facing. Jesus came…

The Power Of Being Grateful

This time of year we naturally think of being more grateful for our blessings. This season provides the opportunity to hit the “restart” button and reminds of to be thankful for the people and things in our lives that we appreciate. Lately, I have been more challenged to step up my game in being grateful…

The Ways That God Speaks (Part One)

God is a God who speaks. From Genesis to Revelation we see that God is always communicating to both His people and to those who do not believe in Him. The reason for this is simple-He loves His creation! He is longing for His sons and daughters to come home to Him and His heart…

The Danger Of Believing Lies

Lately, I have been reading the story of God creating Adam and Eve and have noticed how much we have in common with them today. Not much has changed over thousands of years and I believe that looking at the story of creation, the fall, and redemption of man will greatly impact the amount of…

Why Resistance Isn’t Always A Bad Thing

Have you ever experienced resistance? Have you ever set out to do something and others questioned you or asked why (or what) you were doing? Today, I want to talk for a few minutes about what to do when we feel resistance (real or imagined) and how it can actually become our friend and lead…

The Joy Of Making Disciples (Part 2)

Last week we looked at God’s heart in making disciples and this week we will look at what making disciples looks like in our daily lives. Begin by looking around you. Who is hungry? Who is needy? Who keeps saying that they would love a mentor or someone to disciple them? Who keeps calling you…