Now that we have been two weeks into the new year… how is it going in your pursuit of the Lord? Have you resolved a way to have fewer distractions? Are you in the process of simplifying so you can have more of God? (See https://nathancherney.com/simplicity/) For myself, I haveContinue Reading

Part 3 of 3| Through the Valley Series Chances are, you are quite familiar with a passage, in the Bible, that mentions a valley. Or, you may be scratching your head right now trying to think of the verse… or any verse! If that’s the case, let me help youContinue Reading

Fruit of the Spirit Series It can be difficult to appreciate nuances of difference when it comes to the little things that rub against us in everyday life; especially in light of those seemingly small details of how you might normally do something and that person next to you doesContinue Reading

I want more of the presence of God in my life. I desire to understand the heart of the Father, to walk as Jesus did, and to be sensitive to the Holy Spirit in cultivating the fruits and the gifts of the Spirit. It’s not easy, but anything worth pursuingContinue Reading

Our God is a creative God, isn’t He? Simply step out in nature and see the incredible works He has done!  As a participant in family camp this week – the denominations gathering of churches within California – I get time to relax and to see the handiwork of ourContinue Reading

It was summer camp and we were in a time of worship. I take notice that a youth student is constantly rubbing his shoulder in pain while trying to engage in the music. Feeling led by the Holy Spirit, I ask him what’s wrong. He describes how his shoulder isContinue Reading

What’s your ideal vacation? For many, it’s a tropical island far from the normalcy of life: St. Marteen. Fiji. The Maldives. While I would love to lounge at one of these beautiful locations (and I’ve honeymooned at one of these 😉), Valerie and I decided to start of the yearContinue Reading

Hearing God’s Voice Series | Part 1 Human beings have many instinctual desires that need to be met physically. Take hunger for example: When was the last time you didn’t eat for a long duration of time? I don’t know about you, but I turn into a ravenous beast onContinue Reading

A few months ago, I was in prayer for the prayer meeting (Yes, we should even be praying for this!) and the Lord gave me a vision. What I saw was a man standing in the middle of the desert. As far as the eye could see, there was nothingContinue Reading