Recently I’ve come across and a bow and began shooting arrows. Don’t worry – no one is in danger, and yes, there is a target to hit!  Now, I’ll be honest… I’m not the best. It takes a while to learn how to shoot the target accurately. At first, IContinue Reading

When Jesus asks a question, it’s not that he is longing to know the answer.  He has all the answers! Rather, his questioning is designed for us to go deeper… to think and to act according to how we answer that question. There’s one particular question Jesus asks that gotContinue Reading

Napoleon Bonaparte – feared military commander and Emperor of the French, knew battle strategy better than anyone in the early 1800s. In fact, he is considered one of the greatest military leaders of all time; his campaigns and the wars he fought are studied in military schools worldwide. What fearContinue Reading

PART 1 OF 3 – THROUGH THE VALLEY SERIES Have you ever had a ‘mountaintop experience?’ This is usually associated with an astounding victory or accomplishment you experienced. Typically, this terminology is used in Christian circles referencing a retreat or camp in the mountains where the Lord meets you inContinue 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 over a decade ago (I cannot believe I can say the word decade… I feel SO OLD!) that I met two Pastors in Australia who invited me to be a missionary there to serve for 2 years. I would work with the youth and help mobilize the effortsContinue Reading

The one thing about getting old is that you FEEL it! Now, I realize that age is relative, in the sense that if you are older than me, you’re thinking to yourself, “Wait until you get to be my age young whippersnapper!” For me, I’ve noticed that if I getContinue Reading

Christ-Centered Dreams Series | Part 1 I can remember it as clear as day. I was sitting on a stool outside on a sidewalk with a music stand in front of me. I was facing the street with cars slowly passing by. How I saw this was unique since IContinue Reading