Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

Want to be more fruitful?

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 […]

What does it mean to follow Jesus?

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 […]

How can you experience God’s heart for your year?

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 […]

Moving From Devastation to Beauty!

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 Are the Mighty Fallen

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. […]

Are you a Faultfinder or Faith-Finder

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 […]

Are You a Door For the King of Glory?

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Are you a door for the King of Glory? I’ve asked you stranger questions before… but, seriously, this has got to rank up there with one of the strangest questions– Are you a door for the King of Glory? So let me tell you a story before you answer my question. He had failed once, […]

Feeling Stuck? 5 Ways to Get Un Stuck

We built our house almost 20 years ago! (Where has the time gone?) When I say we built it, I mean literally. We hired a contractor to dry it in, then we took over. It took us months. We moved in with bare floors and no window stills. We really enjoy working together, so it […]