Praying Naked was the title of a sermon I heard while attending Faith Community Church in Chandler a lifetime ago. As you can see, it really stuck with me. It is a bold and intimate …
God chooses to use Moses to save the Israelites from their Egyptian oppressors…even when Moses felt unworthy and inadequate.
I am obsessed with the tree of life. I have it on necklaces, paintings and cut out of wood. I rarely leave home without one. This image has become a significant part of my story. Somewhere in my early …
I heard someone say that the male psyche doesn’t like love “language” or love “words” because it feels weak. I agree that the brains of men and women are wired differently. But I don’t think that men are inherently born with an idea that love is weak. I believe it is a concept that some people are taught when they are young.
One of my favorite hymns is, “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing,” and the next line is “tune my heart to sing thy grace.” Do you ever think about the words of a song when you’re singing? What does that line mean, anyway?
WHAT IS the perfect Christmas gift for God? In this quiet Christmas season, maybe, instead of thinking about what our loved ones want for Christmas, we should ask ourselves what God wants for Christmas.
The apostles, during the time that God used them to build the New Testament Church, were revolutionaries. They spoke out. They were driven to do God’s work, regardless of the cost. They took risks. They sometimes forfeited their lives.
We would not recognize the good things without contrast of the bad. If you are feeling the “good” today, you know it because you’ve felt the bad. If you are feeling the bad, know that God is sending the good your way.
Sometimes, as I run the “Christian race” I feel as if I can’t go on. I want to please God, to serve others, and to keep pace with the “saints” around me. But…my brain keeps me from pressing onward.
August. Because I have grown up in the desert, there are some truths I have learned, and one of them is: if you want a garden to live through August, the roots must be prepared. And by “prepared,” I mean that they must be deep enough in the soil to reach the water when the atmosphere surrounding the garden is deadly.
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