2019 Blogs

If we are still waiting for it, then God is not ready to reveal it.

I hate to wait. I do.You, too?I’ve been in and out of waiting rooms my entire life.You, too?I been in waiting rooms at medical facilities. Waiting for news from the doctor to assuage the concerns and what-ifs that were running a marathon in my mind. I’ve been in waiting rooms in the physical sense. Wondering when a certain ailment or injury would heal so that I could be up again on my feet. I’ve been…

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2019 Blogs

A Worthy Life Includes Humility, Gentleness, Patience, Grace + Being Spirit-Led

There’s always talk about being worthy of something.She was worthy of the valedictorian title.He is a worthy successor to the governorship.The donations will go to a worthy cause.Worthy simply means having worth, being esteemed, deserving of something. If you are a Follower of Christ, are you worthy of the title Christian? Lofty question, huh? Well, what if I told you that being worthy of this divine calling was actually more simple than you thought?The Apostle…

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2019 Blogs

Lord, help me not to see with earthly eyes.

JOY.A trait most want to exhibit. But sadly, it often eludes us. Why?Dire circumstances. Unmet expectations. Hurtful people. Irrational feelings. A plethora of reasons come to mind.I have sought to be a joyful person. (You, too?) I want to find joy in each day and live joyfully throughout my life. Sometimes I succeed. Sometimes I don’t. I completed a Bible plan on YouVersion recently called Righteous Roots in the Heart by Julie Gossack. It’s about…

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2019 Blogs

When was the last time you were so incredibly desperate for Jesus?

When was the last time I was?Desperate enough to bloody my knees in prayer over the salvation of others? Desperate enough to redden my eyes with tears as I’m bearing another’s burden?Desperate enough to live free from the things that try and bind me?According to Webster, one of the definitions for desperate is “employing extreme measures in an attempt to escape defeat or frustration.” It goes on to say that desperate “implies despair that prompts…

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2019 Blogs

Celebrate and leverage the influence you have to show honor and love to others.

Celebrate and leverage the influence you have to show honor and love to others.Honor. We give it to our military. (And rightly so.) We give it to celebrities. (Um.)We give it to the accomplished. (Sure.) We give it to the beautiful. (Because?)According to Romans 12:10, we should “honor one another above ourselves.” In this verse, the original word in Greek for honor means, “honor which belongs or is shown to one; the honor of one…

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