Congested. Chaotic. Circumcised. Where is Jesus in all the hurry? Stores are full and sales abound; Few are festive, for fear of offense. “Merry Christmas” is scant. A people divided, forging new traditions, Drawn from an old, yet few know why. Now, an occasion, a list of wants, A frenzy of spending, an exchange of … Continue reading A Circumcised Christmas
Some of us live in the desert…I mean, really, in the desert. Others are in a season of life, a figurative desert, where isolation seems abundant and things don’t seem to make sense. Still others may experience a spiritual dry season. Be encouraged! In the desert: Abraham learned to trust God Joseph rose above his … Continue reading An Oasis in the Desert
The messy soil of our hearts May be the very compost That conditions and lends nutrients For what will be sown tomorrow. When God is preparing our hearts, He can use what we see as manure And grow something beautiful. May His Word take root, Flourish and bear fruit in our lives. Let us crave … Continue reading Cultivate Our Hearts
Thank You for seeking to know me, looking past our differences, and into my heart. Among so many other things, Restoration combats lies of the enemy, Ugly whispers in my ear. Let this truth speak louder; Let me embrace Your Unconditional love and encouragement. Amen
When the seal of Jesus’ tomb was broken, it was as if the envelope holding God’s love letter was unsealed. Inside, a beautiful, indiscriminate, far-reaching invitation was found – an invitation for freedom, restoration, and promise. Jesus suffered unimaginably and selflessly on the cross – for us. For the mistakes we would make and the … Continue reading Fill Me With Your Empty
We have Him in the darkest of hours as we do in the brightest of days.
Love is the foundation of His coming and the fruit of His Presence.