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What Type of Culture Are you Creating? Our granddaughter, Selah just celebrated her 6th birthday. During Selah’s party, her friends and family affirmed her.   Her brother said she was “sweet, fun, and precious.” Her cousins mentioned “kind” and “funny,” and … Read More

3 Ways to Live As a “Sent One”

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This past week I noticed we had some new neighbors move in on our little cul-de-sac. I realized quickly that the family was from India based on their dress. Filled with excitement, I went over to meet them and introduce … Read More

The Next Time You Want to Scream, “That’s Not Fair!”

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Come on. Admit it! We’ve all shouted this phrase at God at one time or another, right? I’ve just finished Bob Goff’s new book Everybody, Always. It’s fabulous! One of the most profound comments in the book caught my attention, … Read More

3 Ways to Honor People

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In Psalm 8, David writes, “You have made them a little lower than the angels and crowned them with glory and honor” (Psalm 8:5). As I was reading and reflecting on Psalm 8 this week, that word “honor” caught my … Read More

3 Scriptures to Pray Over Your Kids (And Grandkids).

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Whether they are toddlers, teens, or adults, your kids need prayer. You may not have kids, but you might have nieces or nephews, or friends’ kids who desperately need prayer. Or you might have “spiritual children” that you have mentored. … Read More

3 Secrets to Standing Firm in the Work God Has Done in Your Life

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I wonder if you’ve ever had an ah-ha moment with God and then wondered, “Did that really happen?” Or maybe God has done a miraculous work of healing in your life, and after a while you doubted, “Did God heal … Read More

Does Jesus Provoke Our Fears?

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Recently, I was reading the story found in Matthew’s gospel where the disciples leave Jesus to go ahead of Him across the Sea of Galilee (Matthew 14:22-33). The disciples head out across the dark lake while Jesus retreats for some … Read More

How To Fall More Deeply In Love with Jesus

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There are moments in my Christian walk when I feel intensely close to Jesus. I feel head over heals in love with Him. Then there are moments when I feel dry, like He’s distant—or maybe it’s me that’s distant. I … Read More

3 Amazing Sheep Facts and What That Has To Do With You!

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One thing I love about the teaching of Jesus is His use of metaphors and stories. In John 10, Jesus states that He is the Good Shepherd (John 10:10), and He compares us to sheep. As I’ve been thinking about … Read More

When Your Dreams Die, It’s Time For a Resurrection!

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Each of us have had dreams that have died. In the aftermath, you’ve probably wondered, “Where is God? And can He resurrect this mess?” You’re not alone! Every believer I know has faced a crisis that has rocked their faith … Read More

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