What Manner of Love!

My prayer time this morning began with a line of scriptures parading through my mind. One of which was Behold, what manner of love the...

A New Norm

In a time when the bottom is falling out of everything we've considered normal in this country, I’m reminded of a sermon preached years...

Pure As Gold

It’s looking like I’ve entered a new season with the Lord lately. I say that because the other day made the fifth or sixth time He’s...

A Call to Action

The handstand I was about to attempt was going to be the most graceful I’d ever done. I could already see it clearly in my mind’s...

Everything That Has Breath

What made me think the porch was the quiet, peaceful place to have a serious chat with the Lord, I don’t know. But my sense of wonder had...

Resurrection Power

. . . be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. John 16:33 This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. 1 John 5:4...

An Audience with The King

Reading the book of Esther recently made me realize afresh, the power of prayer that moves the heart of God, which in turn changes the...

Love's Conquering Power

As news channels continue to shock us with the latest on Russia’s efforts to conquer Ukraine and Ukraine’s valiant resistance to being...

Making Sense of War

“. . . God is on our side when we have made sure that we are on God’s.” [i] I’m not typically one who spends much time praying over...

Grasshopper Days

Grasshopper days. I suspect we’ve all experienced them at one time or another. You know, those days when obstacles loom large before us...

Who's Leading Who?

When speaking in prisons, my husband often begins by asking inmates the question, “How many of you, when you got saved, asked Jesus to...

With All Boldness

It all started with an answer to prayer. . . . and grant to Your servants, that with all boldness they may speak Your word. [i] Boldness...

Sheep Among Wolves

When I heard the thwack! against the house, it was too late to intervene. The Cooper’s Hawk had its victim pinned to the ground and was...

Beauty Adorned

There’s no avoiding the heaviness around us these days. It bombards our senses, tries to dull us to the manifold generosities of God,...

Who Are We Beholding?

I’ve felt a little out of sync with God lately, and thus out of sorts with life. Call it sin, call it the devil, call it that nasty...

Where Is Your God?

My tears have been my food day and night, while they continually say to me, Where is thy God? Psalm 42:3 This scripture usually conjures...

Is That Rattling I Hear?

I prophesied over some dry bones today. I figured if God gave Elijah the command to prophesy life over the whole valley of dry bones in...

In The Fear of the LORD

The Spirit of the LORD will rest on him—the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of might, the spirit of the...

The Powerful Thing

The kingdom of God is like a farmer who scatters seed on the ground. Night and day, while he’s asleep or awake, the seed sprouts and...