It’s almost become a cliché. Are you saved? To the outside world, the question may seem arrogant or even confusing. But for those who have experienced the saving knowledge of God, it’s a valid question that needs to be asked.
But how many of us are truly living the full life that God intended at the cross? Salvation may begin there, but if you read through the Bible you’ll find a salvation that encompasses the totality of who we are - body, soul and spirit...
It’s one of my least liked questions in the world, and yet it seems so innocent. “How was your day?” Ask me that and I immediately examine the hours since I crawled out of bed – the frustrations, the irritations, the disappointments, the accomplishments. All put under scrutiny as I try to respond to your simple question...
As the heat wave continues across the world, I’m incredibly thankful for a good, working air conditioner. The house has stayed comfortable and we’ve been able to focus on our tasks versus struggling to keep cool.
Our neighbor’s air conditioner is another story. Bushes had grown around it, choking out the air it needed to function well. It was loud and ran continuously trying to keep up with the heat and complete its mission: to cool the house...
Addiction comes in many forms – a dependence on something other than God to meet your needs and satisfy your cravings. It could be food or entertainment, unhealthy or unholy relationships, an unbalanced need for love or acceptance, or a reliance on drugs, alcohol, or – can I say it – even caffeine.
We excuse. We rationalize. We cover up. We deny. But deep within we sense a Holy Spirit prompting that our lives aren’t quite right. We aren’t quite our own. Something else is driving our lives and ultimately, controlling our future.
Do you want to be free?
What do you do when you’ve been slandered, spitefully used or cursed? The enemy has attacked and you’re grappling with maintaining even a semblance of Christianity in its face.
In light of the recent mass shootings and the reveal of rampant sexual abuse within the Church and society at large, I’m refreshing this blog with hopes to bring help to the hurting. You may be angry or fearful or in shock, but God has a word for you and a way for you to move past the pain and recover your life. Keep reading, and watch for the links below to my YouVersion devotional plan that can help you wrestle through your feelings.
“Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near.” Isaiah 55:6 NIV
Today, if you’re hurting, seek the Lord. If you’re desperate, seek his face. He is near, he is listening. You don’t have to do life alone. You don’t have to suffer in silence.
People talk about their religion or their “spirituality,” but I’ve never considered those terms when it comes to God...
What’s your dream? I pray you will be inspired and encouraged to pursue all God has for you. Now, more than ever, we need people of faith to go, do and become the light for the world.