If you are feeling discouraged and disheartened, you are in need of hope. A biblical hope focuses on what Christ can do when faced with unprecedented trials, severe loss, and disillusionment. I wrote this to someone special who has been experiencing a lot of anguish and in the midst ofContinue 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

When you think of ‘authority’, what comes to mind? For some, they immediately have a negative connotation, as they think of a boss who is demanding and harsh. A boss like this demonstrates his or her authority in a controlling manner that usually cannot be questioned and must be compliedContinue Reading

“Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.” – Ephesians 5:15-16 Opportunity – ‘a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something.’ How do I make the most of every opportunity? For one, youContinue Reading

As I was sitting before the Lord getting ready to write the next blog, an image of a man, who just came from battle, came to my mind. He was from the days of metal plated armor and he had just taken his armor off. He was sitting on aContinue 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

We are in a war.  Your mind might automatically allude to the war on terror fought across the globe. Perhaps you might think of the influence society has on our children, such as the war on drugs. Even still, you might think of an intensely personal conflict you’ve had recentlyContinue Reading