With the election in the U.S. only a week away the question looms, “Who should I vote for?” The debate is heated. The country seems divided still. Most of us Americans appear to loathe the thought of voting for either of the two primary candidates. Some will decided to not vote at all. I don’t … More Who Should I Vote For?
What does it mean to “stand in the gap” for someone? Biblically, there are physical and spiritual examples of this concept. (Ps. 106:23; Ezek 13:5, 22:30, Nehemiah 4:16, Isaiah 58:12, I Timothy 2:1) When the Israelites were rebuilding the wall in Nehemiah 4, half of the people literally stood by the ones working, with weapons … More Standing in the Gap
I had an interesting experience recently. I began to pray something to the effect that Christians would be open to the supernatural. Then all of a sudden I realized, mid-prayer, how ridiculous that sounded as it came out of my mouth – praying that we would believe that God could work in supernatural ways. Merriam-Webster … More God – the Supernatural?
Sometimes I get frustrated and overwhelmed with life. I see the glass half empty. Sometimes I feel alone. It seems like the choices that I’ve made have amounted to nothing. Sometimes old wounds rear their ugly heads and remind me that I’m still broken. I want to isolate and hide myself instead of being vulnerable … More Sometimes
“This season is purposeful. Don’t skip today dreaming about tomorrow.” … More Waiting on “Real Life” to Start
Merriam-Webster.com defines hunger as this: Hunger: a: a craving or urgent need for food or a specific nutrient b: an uneasy sensation occasioned by the lack of food c: a weakened condition brought about by prolonged lack of food a strong desire :craving<a hunger for success It is more than a peaked interest in something. It’s a need. … More Hunger
Today I want to share a raw piece of my heart, and a part of the downside of my life that you won’t see from my social media highlight reel and others that have found themselves going down a more off-beaten path. There are two sides (at least) to everyone’s story. Let’s never forget that. … More The Smell of Christmas
Knowing something in our heads is much different than truly believing something. I’m actually surprised at myself sometimes by the things that bubble up, from somewhere deep, deep down inside of me. I know so many of God’s truths. It’s super easy to read a Scripture or echo one, but it’s a different thing altogether … More When Push Comes to Shove
I would like to share with you a bit of my journey involving the area of entitlement. It’s something that I’ve learned quite a lot about the last several years, and the Lord has done major renovating in my life to get rid of it. But ya know, just when you think you’ve got it … More Just When You Think You’ve Got It Together
My perception of love gets blurred sometimes by romantic comedies, fairytales, country music and maybe even One Direction if I’m being honest. In our highly sexual culture the meaning becomes watered down and about as deep and dirty as a mud puddle. This past Valentine’s Day, the day that celebrates love, I was reminded of … More This Crazy Little Thing Called Love