This verse struck a chord in my heart, and put into words the longing I have been feeling.
The following is taken from the message I gave on Easter morning this year. A small group from our church went to the top of a local hill that looks over our city for a time of worship and prayer over our city. Good morning! We are gathered here, on top of Arrowhead to commemorate [...]
Just like that, my mind started a runaway journey, everything was not alright anymore, the world had stopped playing by my script.
One week into the 2018, and I am reminded in conversations everywhere of New Year's resolutions. It seems like wherever you go people are wondering what your resolution was, or how it is going. I no longer make resolutions, and you can read about my day to day approach in “Who are You Following?”. However, [...]
It was spiritual evil that led every person who has committed mass violence whether it was with a gun, or a pressure cooker filled with shrapnel, or a plane flying into a building. So what is our response in the face of evil?
Yet in the midst of all this, I have had some thoughts ringing like dissonant notes in a symphony.
Have you ever been at a place in your life when it seemed like all hope was lost? When it felt like there could never be joy again, that a smile would never cross your lips. Sometimes that is of our own making, a horrible decision with awful consequences, but then there are those other [...]
So Jesus was commanding the disciples to do something that frightens them.
“Am I living today like I may never get another chance to be the gospel lived out to the people I interact with, and like they may never get another chance to hear the gospel?”
For you see, God was pouring out His blessings on my wife and I during that whole time, Blessings I never asked for.