The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. But one disaster is enough to overthrow the wicked. Proverbs 24:16 Have you ever wished to go back and redo your past? Would you live a few years over, and hope to make better decisions? Do you carry around guilt or shame, cowering … Continue reading A Failure?
Today, Instead of letting your worries bog you down, take them to the cross. (and leave them there. Refuse to allow yourself to take them back up.) When you feel overwhelmed with cares, sorrows, and responsibilities, remember that Jesus shares our burdens. He knows what you are going through, and more than that, He understands. … Continue reading Today
So I wondered what to do next. No doors seemed to be opening, and standing in the hallway (so to speak) was getting pretty boring. I mean, I was pounding on these doors, and hollering for them to open up, and did they? Nope. And I was stuck waiting. Besides being bored and frustrated, I … Continue reading Worship While Waiting
No. Christianity doesn't work. Not when you live in half surrender, denying the Lord full reign in your life. When you minister on Sunday, living a selfish life the rest of the week. It never works when you confess some sin, keeping 'pet sins' hidden away, in the dark recesses of your heart. How do you … Continue reading Christianity Doesn’t Work
"Behold, a sower went out to sow..." Matthew 13:3 Thousands of people buzzed around Queens NYC, drawn in by the concert earlier in the afternoon. A group from my church decided it would be a good time to go hand out tracts and witness. I had handed out more tracts than I could count (and … Continue reading Sowing and Praying
It's not just me; scientist have confirmed that there is a modern epidemic in America. In the midst of social media notifications, text alerts, and new emails, people are becoming lonelier. In between potlucks, get togethers and coffee dates, there is an ache in the heart of many for someone to understand them, and for … Continue reading The Loneliness Epidemic
I sat on my bed, with my head bowed, although my eyes were open. Staring absentmindedly at my brown bedspread, I prayed. Ok, God. I surrender this to you. Take it. Do whatever you want with it. I want Your will, not my own. So yea... You can have it. I wouldn't say I felt … Continue reading The Truth About Surrender
Vision without action is a daydream; Action without vision is a nightmare. Living life without a vision is sort of like eating tasteless food; bland, boring. It is kind of like a ship that floats around on the sea without any real destination or purpose. As a Christian, the reality of a world lost in … Continue reading Cultivating a Vision
Jesus, I am swept away by your love. I have never known a sweeter romance. Your compassion, understanding, and gentleness has won me over. I am yours forever. My heart swells with love as I think of all the things you have done for me; I wouldn't even know where to begin! The way you … Continue reading Swept Away
As our van drove closer towards Nashville, I could feel my heart starting to race. So many people! As we got out and unloaded our tracts and Bibles, I wondered how I was going to make it through. I was so scared and nervous... what would people think? What if they got angry? I wanted … Continue reading Ministry for Introverts?