There has been a war against us since before we were even born. Did you know that? Most of the time I forget about it. Life may not be perfect, but it’s good, so I forget. But when the enemy comes, he comes and doesn’t hold back. Several times throughout my life I feel like … More Take Heart!
Have you ever had a bad cut on your arm? The pain from even the smallest cut can sometimes limit your ability to use your arm as usual. What if you have an all-out gash that needs numerous stitches? Something like that would definitely limit you. But think about what would happen if you didn’t … More The Untreated Wound of Your Past
Lately, not only have I been faced with some “what if” thoughts, but I’ve had many people confide in me that they have their own “what if” thoughts wondering if they’ve made wrong lifelong decisions in work or marriage or school or having that last child. When you ask “what if,” then you are likely … More Don’t Look Back
Have you ever felt like your prayers sound “kindergarten” level compared to other people? Let me tell you, we have a youth pastor who can bring mountains down with his prayers. I used to always say that I wish I could pray with just half as much power as he does. Who am I kidding? … More Pray Dangerously
This week we started a series on the book of Jonah. I love everything about Jonah’s story because, well, it has everything: faith, fear, defiance, salvation, redemption, and that’s just to name a few. A quick recap of the story in case you might not remember: God tells Jonah to go to Nineveh and preach … More Jonah’s Saving Grace
You were called. You were created with a specific purpose and plan, but what happens when you mess it all up? You have no idea how many times I’ve asked myself that question and then prayed for God to allow me to live out my purpose even when I’ve made such life changing mistakes. Praying … More When You’ve Messed Everything Up