When Jesus came into Peter’s house, he saw Peter’s mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever. Matthew 8: 14 When I originally wrote this post, I was preparing to go to Nashville, TN. Being married to a youth pastor, I get the extreme pleasure of being able to witness God transforming a teenager’s life as … More Distraction? Spiritual Warfare? or Life?
You’ve probably heard the word “discern” at some point in your life. Like many words in Scripture, it has a regular, run-of-the-mill meaning and then it has a deeper, more specific meaning. The root meaning doesn’t really change but because God is always considering both the physical and the spiritual realms, the word is richer … More Five Steps for Growing in Discernment
Change is something we generally talk about at the beginning of a new year. Resolutions and goals and all that jazz are discussed at length. However, change doesn’t stick to just one season. It’s something that happens every minute of every day. Sometimes that changes are self-motivated and other times life forces us to change. … More Biblical Ways to Make a Change
Now, in all these things we are are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. Romans 8: 37 More than several years ago I was a history teacher. World History, American History, Government, etc. I enjoyed a lot about teaching but my favorite moments were the light bulb moments. Light bulb moments happened when … More More than Conquerors
Sometimes I feel like I do all the right things and try my darndest but see zero results for my efforts. No matter what “formula” I follow, it never seems to be the right one. This happens in my regular life and in my spiritual walk. With regards to my spiritual walk, this frustration can … More “But” obedience
For everything there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 For what seems to be all of my life, God has been whispering bits and pieces of His plan — most of it repeated itself. While this was comforting and it reminded me that He hadn’t forgotten about me, … More When God Reveals Puzzle Pieces
As I sat in the pew a few months ago, singing the song that projected itself up on the screen, a thought crossed my mind, “Why am I even doing this?” What happened to me? How did I get here? I used to love church and the fellowship with believers. The time of worship was … More 3 Ways to Get Out of the Christian Rut