Praising God to Defeat the Enemy One of the most effective ways I know to defeat the enemy in your life is the powerful combination of scripture and prayer. The enemy has come to rob, kill and destroy (John 10:10). … Read More
In our humanness we crave significance, importance and value. However, God says you are significant – He set His affection on you. (Ephesians 1:4). He calls you precious and honored. (Isaiah 43:4). We need to completely uproot insecurity in our lives so that we can remain firmly planted in holy confidence.
A few weeks ago the nursery in our church was crowded and a little 3 year old began to cry. When asked what was wrong, he said, “I’m just done!” Out of the mouths of babes, Right?! Do you ever feel like crying, “I’m just done” because you need peace?
Waiting. It’s the worst. Right?!
This week, I was reminded yet again by the Lord that I must be still and wait for Him to move. I’ve gotta be honest, I’m not good at being still. I’m far better at moving fast! Ah, there’s the problem. God wants to lift the sense of hurry out of my soul so that I am able to rest completely in His sovereign plan.
In each of our lives, there will be discouraging circumstances. We get sick, or we encounter financial difficulties. Appliances break, plans go awry, kids go off the rails, and relationships struggle. As a result, we feel discouraged. This must have … Read More
Integrity seems to be a confusing value in our culture. What used to be wrong is now right and what used to be right is now wrong. Amid our changing culture, we wrestle with the implications of new technology. Artificial … Read More
It’s been a week! Ever had one? Steve and I were traveling for some meetings and all our flights were delayed, forcing us to lose our reservation at one hotel and making us scramble to get a new reservation at … Read More
I read recently that a poll of Americans’ New Year’s resolutions showed that their top priorities were finances, physical health, and mental health. What’s ironic is that, usually by the end of January, many resolutions have fallen by the wayside. … Read More
Cue the confetti! Happy New Year, Friends! I have to admit, I just love New Year’s Day! The idea of a fresh start, a clean sheet, a new chapter, excites me. But, for some, the New Year holds fear and … Read More
Merry Christmas, friends! I was reflecting with my husband, Steve, on our top twelve things we are thankful for this Christmas, and I thought I’d share them with you! Here they are: Above all else, we are so grateful for … Read More