I have read the story of the prophet, Elijah, more than once and I have heard Bible teachers teach about him many times. When he stood before the people and challenged them to choose whom they would follow, his faith was amazing. He knew his God was bigger than any god that the Israelites had … Continue reading What are you doing here?
Feeling hopeless can be like wandering around a really dark room and trying to find a lamp. When you first enter you pause for a moment, hoping that your eyes will adjust to the darkness and you’ll be able to make out a shape somewhere in the room. When you still see nothing but darkness, … Continue reading The light of hope
Picture the scene. The disciples are in a boat with Jesus, the one that spoke the seas into being. Suddenly a treacherous storm hits. The winds are howling and the waves are smashing. I can picture the disciples frantically trying to steady the sail and bail the water out of the boat. I can picture … Continue reading Frantic
I love the Lord because he hears my voice and my prayer for mercy. Because he bends down to listen, I will pray as long as I have breath! - Psalm 116:1-2 It only takes a moment to look back on my life and be able to see that God has proven to be faithful! … Continue reading Remember – God is Faithful
The world is going crazy! Watching the news or scrolling through the latest social media feed confirms that. But none of this surprises God. In fact, Jesus himself warned his disciples that the world would become increasingly more evil before he returns. (Matthew 24) Wars and rumors of wars. Nation rising against nation. His followers … Continue reading What to do when you feel out of control
I recently heard it said that God will make us his top priority if we make him ours. At first it seemed a presumptuous thing to assume. Why would the Creator of the Universe put me on the top of his list? I mean, he has a pretty long list of things to take care … Continue reading God’s Top Priority
Sometimes I feel like I'm walking through my days as though I am defeated. As though I've lost the race but I still need to get to the finish line so I drag myself along, tired and without much joy or motivation. Repeating to myself my sad little mantra; "That's just the way it is." … Continue reading Victory