2013: Day 1. New things bring about fresh excitement. A New car, a new house, a new job, a new relationship, and a New Year all bring about this fresh excitement. Today being January 1, all of us are probably going to make some sort of commitments to change. We are going to live better-healthier … More My best for His glory
I have been captivated by Margaret Feinberg’s new book Wonderstruck. Many other people have been too. It has barely been out a week and it’s already into the 2nd printing!! Before its release on Christmas day, I received an advanced copy of three chapters. The timing for me to read these chapters were definitely God … More Look up and open your eyes…
Waving the white flag of surrender today… I want to give up all of my past, my hopes, my plans, my dreams, my future… everything! I want to lay it all down and surrender. Before they ever landed in a prison for their faith they made a decision to surrender to Jesus Christ. Maybe that’s … More Surrender
Do you ever feel afraid? Do certain things, circumstances, or people strike fear within you? When you find yourself fearful – do you set up your surroundings in order to protect yourself? Fear can lead to a negative or a positive emotion. Fear is necessary for one to display courage. “Courage is the willingness to … More Fear: Profound reverence and awe toward God
Almost 2 years ago I was taught a valuable lesson through some very difficult pain. I had a break out of Shingles. I went to the doctor, I had shots, took medicine that was prescribed, and laid around in a lot of pain. It had spread from my waist and hip, up my side, and … More God cares about every detail that concerns us…
Through everything we face in life, Jesus is faithful. In a time where commitment is a rare, Jesus is faithful. Jesus faithfully loves us all. He is consistent in his dealings with us. Jesus is faithful when we find ourselves so often unfaithful. God, as we begin this new day, Listen, God! Please pay attention! … More King Jesus is faithful… Celebrate him today!
My friend, Margaret Feinberg, has a new book and 7-session Bible Study called Wonderstruck: Awaken to the Nearness of God (releasing Christmas Day)—a personal invitation for you to toss back the covers, climb out of bed, and drink in the fullness of life. Wonderstruck will help you: Recognize the presence of God in the midst of your … More Do you live Wonderstruck?
With all that I am praying about at this time in life… this is a prayer that I want to be at the center of my heart. I hope that as you read, listen, and pray that this will be at the center of your heart too. Make my life a prayer to you I … More Make my life a prayer to you
Have you ever walked into a room where candles or incense were burning? If so, you know how the aroma fills up the room. Depending on how well you like the aroma will determine how you respond to it. I have a pastor-friend who told me several years ago that he was praying for me. … More God enjoys the prayers of his people
At times, my two-year old gets a little jealous of the attention her daddy gets from the other children. When my older children hug me or sit with me she wants to draw closer to me. She will typically say, “My daddy!” After work I will pick up my son from school then head over … More “Let the little children come to me…”