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“BIG”

BIGI hear many people praying for many things: finances, safety, protection, health, their families, the lost and healing to name a few.What I don’t hear is praying for supernatural, awe inspiring, jaw dropping, ‘you Gotta be kidding me’, ‘ no way’ miracles.Do we think that God can’t do all that we ask? I guess we are afraid that if we ask him and he doesn’t answer like…

“Beyond the Mirror”

Beyond the Mirror Recently, my six year old and I stood outside a building that had a mirrored front.  Standing away from the building we could see ourselves, but we couldn’t see anyone inside.  After several minutes passed, my six year old walked up to the building, pressed her face against the glass and stared for a few more minutes. After standing and…

Welcome to the Golden Years!

As they say on television, “I need to warn you that the following may be offensive to you.” “I tell you the truth. When you were younger, you dressed yourself & went where you wanted; but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands & someone else will dress you & lead you where you do not want to go.” (Jesus said this. Read John 21:18) WELCOME TO THE…

The Discontinuation of a Label

This month I am reading the Read, Pray, Obey (RPO) along with other church members in the book of Acts. I have never studied the book of Acts as a whole so I am excited to embark on this journey with my church family. I am only in chapter 4 as of today, but I have been writing down each day the events of each chapter, key verses from each chapter, and thoughts and ideas…

THIRST Conference Reflections …

We just concluded a 4-day THIRST Conference led by a team from Life Action Ministries (lifeaction.org). It was an AMAZING time of worship, teaching, conviction, brokenness, renewal, & restoration in the Church! Ryan Loveing, our revivalist for the week, provided strong Biblical teaching in each service, & here are some of the points I gleaned: “The goal of these…

An “atheist” quoted me.

A few weeks ago, I ran into a friend of mine who is a former member of a church that I served several years ago. I asked him if he was still going to that church. He replied that it was complicated & would take a while for him to explain. We exchanged numbers with the hope that we could get together for lunch. The following week, I invited him to lunch, but he had a…