I spotted a girl in a strange looking outfit. (Kids have some crazy ideas about fashion in middle school.) From across the cafeteria, I tried to see what kind of shirt she was wearing, but couldn't make out the words. It was something I'd never seen before. I gazed out at the students as they… Continue reading What’s In YOUR Closet?
Today my daughter said to me, "God teaches us through lots of different people, sometimes from someone we don't expect." That's just what I was thinking... The author of Bitchin in the Kitchen, a popular blog I discovered recently, tells about her "chance meeting" with an American veteran. I was moved to the core. This… Continue reading How To Change The World
Did you know that if you're the most eloquent preacher/ speaker on the planet and thousands attend your conferences and buy your books, but you don't show God's love to people, God says you are an "annoying distraction". And if you have such a strong faith that you can perform miracles, but you don't love… Continue reading Am I An Annoying Distraction?
If you are praying for someone who is in bondage, you are engaged in spiritual warfare. It could be bondage to drugs, alcohol, spiritual blindness, pornography, gambling, or something else. There's a long list of chains. "For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers… Continue reading Spiritual Warfare: It’s Not For Everyone
I was very sick and couldn't get out of bed for two weeks. It was mononucleosis. While I spent my days (and nights) in bed, a song I learned as a child kept playing in my head. I hadn't thought of it in years. Maybe you know it. It goes like this - "This little light of mine.… Continue reading Mono Made Me Do It!
Is it possible to be rich and not know it? That would be sad, wouldn't it? Let me introduce you to Jane, a woman born with a silver spoon in her mouth and a billion dollars in the bank. Every day Jane orders more stuff to make her happy. Monday she ordered a diamond ring… Continue reading Are You Rich?
About four months ago, I started writing some of my prayers in a prayer journal. This has really helped me to be more "real" with the Lord. These written prayers, while respectful, have been more open and honest and less formal, more like talking to a close friend. At first its was a little scary… Continue reading We Must Be Real With God