Junkyards across the country. Attics littered with forgotten treasures. Storage sheds filled with things once worshiped. Humanity continues to create new things to replace the old; new and innovative things today that add to the trash heap of tomorrow; new things that can become new idols to worship. This has been a part of human […]Read More Creating Sabbath Rest
Sometimes when trials cause us to journey through the wilderness of life, we become impatient. We want things to change; we want to do something to change the situation. Yet we must be willing to linger longer, to wait on the Lord.Read More Lingering with God
A friend of mine has been in ministry for more than 40 years. Recently we were together and I relished hearing him tell about how several people he impacted with his ministry over the decades were now coming together to create a new ministry that he would lead. It reminded me of the parable of […]Read More Seeding the Gospel in Small Ways
It can be difficult waiting on God to respond to our needs. Often our impatience is born out of our expectations that God will respond according to our plans and schedule. This is what we see in Exodus 5:1-23 where Moses followed God’s request to return to Egypt to ask Pharaoh to release the Israelites. […]Read More Trusting the Long View of God.
This morning dear Lord my heart is heavy with those I know who struggle through life without you. They seek false hope from spiritual things that are not from you. I plead with you to transform their heart, to open their eyes to you God, yet they continue to reject you. I do not understand […]Read More Prayer Journey — Trusting Yet Worrying
To get your name on the right flight, you need to go through the travel agent called Jesus Christ. Dedicating your life to Christ means you will not be left behind, tossed into the Lake of Fire because your name was not found in the Book of Life.Read More Waiting on Standby
Road block after road block seems to stop you at every move. It’s aggravating when things don’t go as we planned, but do we look at these delays as God trying to get our attention?Read More Speaking With the Mind of God