Yes, and Amen!

What a fickle world we’re living in, where peoples’ loyalties and affections and interests shift like sand beneath our feet,[i] where...

The Message Most Needed

I’ve been in the book of Job lately. Is it coincidence that my devotional reading coincided with my Covid recovery? Probably not. There’s...

Bring Forth Justice

A bruised reed He will not break, and a dimly burning wick He will not quench; He will bring forth justice in truth. He will not fail or...

With One Accord

Yesterday, as is our practice at Wednesday morning prayer meetings at Hope City, we prayed for the body of Christ. Our focus this time...

Through The Fire

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you, and through the rivers, they will not overwhelm you. When you walk through the...

Willing? Or Able?

I’m not overly fond of pulling out what I’ve written in the past and reposting it, I guess because it feels like I’m cheating. I want...

Living In His Now Presence

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people say, “Live in the present”, “Stay in your now”. That good advice is becoming more of a...

The Play Goes On

“That the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse . . .” It’s a line from the1989 movie, Dead Poet’s Society. Actually, it’s...

Rain On Me

It rained this morning. A nice, steady rain. I closed my eyes and listened to its rhythmic drumming against our gutter’s metal drain...

Come and See

It all started when a young girl at our pastor’s house cried out, “Come and see” in her sleep. The next morning, she didn’t remember...

Abiding, Still

As the Father has loved Me, so have I loved you. Abide in My love. John 15:9 “Okay, so abide means to rest in Christ—all safe, and snug,...

Abiding

I’ve spent hours upon hours this week, exploring, unpacking, and editing a montage of thoughts. I’ve pored over scripture, listened for...

Knock Knock

If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin crouches at your door; its desire is for you, but you must...

Let's Make Some Noise!

When I think loud, I think of Arrowhead Stadium, September 29, 2014, Chiefs vs Patriots— “the loudest crowd roar inside a sports...

Fair Haven

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26 Followers of Christ might as...

Searching, Searching

It is the glory of God to conceal a matter. But the glory of kings is to search out a matter. Proverbs 25:2 Words, words, words....

The World Is A Stage

Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee . . . Isaiah 60:1 There was a time when I’d stop...

The Great Escape

. . . He found them sleeping for sorrow. Luke 22:45 I could’ve been a professional sleeper in my youth if ever there was such a thing....

When He Comes

Some years back, I went through a particularly difficult time. My struggles seemed insurmountable. My faith had hit an all-time low. I’d...

My Father, the Judge

Last night, my husband and I listened to a powerful teaching on the courts of heaven. Though I’ve camped out much at the throne of...