Confess, Encouragement, ImportanceofBibleStudy, Loving Others, Obedience, Pause, Prayer, Reading God's Word, Refinement, Repent, Sharing The Good News, Surrender to Jesus, Trusting God, When it hurts, Your Purpose

God is Not Surprised by This: Prepare for a Harvest

Covid-19 has taken our world by storm—leaving a path of destruction in it’s wake. But there is a God in heaven and this virus doesn’t surprise Him. It rages through continents, countries, cities, neighborhoods, and homes depositing anxiety, worry, and fear, illness, and death. But there is a God in heaven who still sits on… Continue reading God is Not Surprised by This: Prepare for a Harvest

David, David Study Excerpt, Jesus in Everyday Life, Knowing God

The Difference between Knowing About God and KNOWING God

This post started as a teaching send-off at our church's Wednesday morning Bible Study this week as we're going through the study I wrote this summer on 1 & 2 Samuel. Several ladies asked for a copy of this teaching, so I figured I would post it for you all. I would love to give… Continue reading The Difference between Knowing About God and KNOWING God

My 15 Minutes, Reading God's Word

My 15 Minutes

Not so long ago I gave you a challenge. Do you remember what it was? Let me give you a hint: 15 Minutes. I challenged you to nourish your soul before you nourished your body. I challenged you to read your Bible for 15 minutes every morning for a month. (read more about the challenge here)… Continue reading My 15 Minutes

Forgiveness, Jesus in Everyday Life

But I Don’t ‘Feel’ Forgiven…Part 1

“But I don’t feel forgiven!” She said in exasperation over a cup of coffee. Ah, there it is. That’s the real issue, isn’t it? Or is it? This sweet Sister confessed her sin; she laid it all out before her Savior. She asked for God’s forgiveness, and He’s faithfully given it. (1 John 1:9) But… Continue reading But I Don’t ‘Feel’ Forgiven…Part 1

Eternity, Jesus in Everyday Life

What does your Heart Crave?

What does your heart crave? What makes it burn? When you’re alone with your thoughts, your dreams—what do you imagine? What do you see? I have countless dreams. Many of which have been planted in my heart by God Himself. They include becoming a published author and speaker, proclaiming the Name of Jesus, and revealing… Continue reading What does your Heart Crave?

Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story

January’s Lesson

The Vibrant Relevance of God’s Word nailed me last week! And I didn’t even feel the blow until later when it started to sting. When I opened my Bible for my quiet time, I didn’t get further than this: I am the Lord your God, who rescued you from the land of Egypt, the place… Continue reading January’s Lesson

Attitude, Devotionals, Jesus in Everyday Life

Attitude, Part 2–Nuts, Guts, Heart, and Mind

Attitude is a choice. Like wrestling, it takes nuts, guts, heart, and mind. And in the face of adversity-God gives us what we need for victory. (Thank you Tim Hartung for your contributions.)

Christmas, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story

Where Are You Chrsitmas?

Struggling with the Christmas Spirit this year? Feeling like Scrooge, The Grinch, or Cindy Lou Who? I get it. Join me as we remember what we're celebrating...The Story, from Bethlehem to Calvary.

Devotionals, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story, Reflect

Our Best For Him–Even when You Don’t Feel Your Best

Being sick sucks! Wouldn’t you agree? It takes more than it gives and when it’s over, you have to play catch-up. For two weeks now a virus has had its way with my family. We’ve dropped one-by-one, like dominos falling in slow motion. And when a few of us start to get back up, BAM… Continue reading Our Best For Him–Even when You Don’t Feel Your Best

Devotionals, Jesus in Everyday Life, Psalm 100

Psalm 100, Part 5: COME!

I don’t know about you, but after worshiping with other Believers, I feel encouraged! No matter what season I’m in, what challenges I’m facing, what I’m wrestling with, or how broken I am—I always feel refreshed, refocused, and more hopeful. Come.
'Taste and see that the Lord is good. Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him!' Psalms 34:8