Increasing Our Hunger for God

This is the second part of a blog (Hunger) that I wrote several years ago.  I had the bulk of this written back in May 2016 but never finished or posted.  So let’s dive back in! This is very timely in light of the Lenten season.  People all across the globe are fasting and seeking … More Increasing Our Hunger for God

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The Pain of Hope

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”  Anne Bradstreet   Hope is such a strange thing.  We love it, and yet we simultaneously despise it. It can be the most painful thing.  Do we dare to … More The Pain of Hope

The One

If the gospel is only relevant in Christian worship circles or mass conferences but doesn’t apply to every individual then something is seriously missing. … More The One

Standing in the Gap

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

Broken

As I was walking along the beach recently I noticed a pretty shell in the sand and went to pick up, but then I realized that it was broken…Incomplete and imperfect. My immediate reaction was that I didn’t want it because it wasn’t whole. Right then and there I felt the Father whispering to my … More Broken