Posts from October 2017

“Step out and go to Him.”

“The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?” Psalm 27:1 Jesus tells us that the options, though only two, are very clear. On one side there is the voice of safety. You can build a fire in the hearth, stay inside, stay warm and dry for what you don’t try, right? […]

Remembering the True Enemy

I read this blog recently from a friend of our family.  It spoke to me and my wife.  Hope it helps you today. Two weeks ago, I slipped away for 48 hours to the beautiful North Carolina mountains to speak for a women’s retreat. The theme for our time together was “Receiving Your Own Life: How Your Story […]

Saying Goodbye

“Everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die.” John 11:26 We don’t like to say good-bye to those we love. Whether it be at a far off college campus or a cemetery, separation is tough. It’s right for us to tear up; but there is no need for us to despair. That loved […]

Prayer of Confession

This is a historic prayer of confession I came across in a book about spiritual habits called, “You Are What You Love” by James K. A. Smith. It is meant to be confessed by a congregation, but you can also adapt it to fit in your personal prayer time. Most merciful God, we confess that […]

God Fights For Us

“He is my Defender; I will not be defeated.” Psalm 62:6 I have a question for you. What do you think God is doing when you find yourself in a real bind? When the lifeboat springs a leak? When the rip cord snaps and the chute doesn’t open? When the checkbook is already overdrawn and […]

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