When the Hard Things Pile Up

Sometimes, the hard things pile up, and we can feel like Job. Even those who don’t read the Bible know about the tragedies of Job. In the midst of it all, the Bible tells us, Job walked forward, but could not see God. He looked backward, but could not perceive Him. (Job 23:8) Where wasContinue reading “When the Hard Things Pile Up”

Ministry is SEDUCTIVE

My friend and mentor, once told me, “ministry is seductive”. I’ve pondered Karen’s words for years and asked God to guard my heart and mind in Christ Jesus as I write and speak. One day as I prayed, the Holy Spirit helped me think about myself as a water hose. A water hose has noContinue reading “Ministry is SEDUCTIVE”

I feel so inadequate to tell anyone they need Jesus…

I prayed with a young woman last night who is walking an incredibly hard road. I was astounded by her lack of bitterness and her pure heart. I couldn’t help thinking how I wish my faith had been that strong when I was her age. The fruit of the spirit seems so very apparent inContinue reading “I feel so inadequate to tell anyone they need Jesus…”

NOW, more than ever, we need to understand this!

God spoke it all into being. “Then God said,”“and it was so.” Over and over.He spoke.It was. Open your Bible to Genesis chapter one. Take a few moments and read these words written by Moses. Set aside the familiarity and ask the Lord to open your eyes afresh to the power and majesty of HisContinue reading “NOW, more than ever, we need to understand this!”