My job (and ministry) is in a middle school. You know, where kids know how to push your buttons and are exercising their desire to rebel against authority. Maybe God hasn't put anyone "hard to love" in your life, but I bet He has. I only know that what God has asked me to to… Continue reading Where Has God Asked You to Love?
Do you sometimes feel like you don't fit in? You may need to remind yourself that if you are a follower of Jesus Christ, this world is not your home. Your home is in heaven and you are an ambassador for Christ in a foreign land. "We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were… Continue reading Our Role As God’s Ambassador
As I walked along the cornfield, it was as if the corn was alive. I watched the acres of leaves moving back and forth in the breeze and I was mesmerized. The beauty of nature often takes my thoughts to the Lord and His Word. This particular morning I was walking Henry and Bella. I noticed… Continue reading You Know We’re Running a Race, Right?
I used to be a "News Junkie". I kept my TV on cable news for hours each day - Not any more! Every news channel spins the news to fit their agenda. Information is "leaked" to make political opponents look bad. Neither side tells the whole story. So I quit watching. I can't fix politics,… Continue reading Illegal Immigrants: What To Do
When I do all the talking, I can't hear God! That's right. You heard me right. Do you ever have that problem? Prayer isn't just talking. It's listening, too. Sometimes, in my eagerness to write, I rush ahead of God. When I don't wait on Him, I make mistakes - not horrible mistakes, but my… Continue reading Dear Christian Writer
“Trying to do the Lord’s work in your own strength is the most confusing, exhausting, and tedious of all work. But when you are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you.” – Corrie Ten Boom Imagine Jesus going with you out the door every morning. Wherever you're… Continue reading How To Have a Powerful Ministry (No Matter Where It Is)
"When the dream in our heart is one that God has planted there, a strange happiness flowers into us. At that moment all of the spiritual resources of the universe are released to help us. Our praying is then at one with the will of God and becomes a channel for the Creator's always joyous,… Continue reading A Dream Planted By God