The Overcomer of Suffering

What does it mean to be an overcomer? It is someone who has been trampled by life; someone knocked down by the hurtful actions of others; someone who has been crushed emotionally; someone who despite all this is able to pick themselves up, even if it’s just crawling, to press on; to keep moving forward. […]

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Sunday Praise

Praise the LORD!Praise God in His sanctuary;Praise Him in His mighty expanse.Praise Him for His mighty deeds;Praise Him according to His excellent greatness.Praise Him with trumpet sound;Praise Him with harp and lyre.Praise Him with timbrel and dancing;Praise Him with stringed instruments and pipe.Praise Him with loud cymbals;Praise Him with resounding cymbals.Let everything that has breath […]

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A Line in the Sand

Paul instructs us in Ephesians 6:13 to be ready for these scuffles by putting on the full armor of God. He tells us to prepare ahead of time to “stand your ground” against the evil in this world.

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Prayer Journey — Who Am I?

Who am I that you have brought me this far? You are the great I AM, but who am I? You knit me together in my mother’s womb. You gave me breath. You continue to shower me with grace and love. You patiently teach me and mature me. There are days I feel your gentle […]

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Building a Deep Foundation

When people say, “They don’t build them like they used to,” I think they had my great grandfather’s house in mind. It is a house with two layers of brick for the exterior walls with a rock foundation that is at least one foot thick. It was built more than 100 years ago and now […]

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