Have you ever felt so disgusted with someone that you didn’t even want to look at them? Or maybe you’ve felt that you were so disgusting that you didn’t want anyone to see you? An even more important question is does God ever get so disgusted with us that He looks away? Did Jesus close […]
Have you ever hung around a salty Christian and left wanting to have a deeper relationship with Jesus? That’s what happened to my friend Rhonda. After watching the War Room, she said, “I want to pray like Clara.” You can listen to “4 Ways to Keep Your Relationship with God a Priority by clicking the […]
Are you sensing the need to know how to hear God better?
I have walked through some things recently where I have felt like I was walking through a minefield.
Precious Holy Spirit knows where the enemy has hidden the landmines and wants to show me where they are hidden.
If you’ve ever heard me teach on prayer, you know I’ve prayed the Redemptive Names of God for many years. But in my quiet time I began to ask, “Why are these seven names of God considered redemptive names? I want to share with you what I’ve learned and how you can pray through the redemptive names of Christ.
Want to be more fruitful? Fruitfulness is the natural outcome of healthy fruit trees and believers. It’s how we glorify God and demonstrate that we are disciples of Christ. So of course we want to be fruitful. Recently, I talked with you about “What it mean to follow Jesus.” Jesus describes the qualifications in Matthew […]
When Jesus said follow me, He was talking to you too. God told the Israelites in Joshua 3 to follow the Ark of the Covenant because they had never been where God was taking them. You have never been where you are right now before. You have never been where you are going before…so you […]
What is in God’s heart for your year? Are you excited about your goals for 2020? Did you write them down with a mindset that embraces Jeremiah 29:11 NIV For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope […]
Stinking thinking is worse than having stinking body odor. It just happens sometimes. When it happens we do something about it. The problem is, we can’t smell our stinking thinking so we think no one else notices it. Stinking thinking rehearses unkind words, exaggerates situations and holds on to offenses. Would you prefer to listen […]
I have always loved Isaiah 61. It is one of those go to chapters that has enriched my life. But after my trip out West, it has taken on an even richer meaning to me. I am convinced that we can move from devastation to beauty. As we walked through fields of almost […]
How? Why? How are the mighty fallen? It was the question I had to ask the park ranger at the entrance to Sunset Crater National Park Our adventure took us from the red rocks of Sedona to Flagstaff. It was early fall and my image of the hot deserts of Arizona did not include snow. […]
What do you do when you know better, but the Bible feels lifeless? Let me start with a story. If you know me, that’s where I always start. We were at Sunset Crater Volcano. We walked along and through black rivers of hardened volcanic flow. When we reached a paved path, I could almost hear […]
I have to ask you, “Are you a faultfinder or a faith finder?” I’m asking you, because it’s a question I asked myself early this morning during my prayer time. Let me explain. Our Deep Well went out. It was a huge deal because regulations had changed and finding an appropriate location on that mountain […]