Faith

The battle is not yours, but God’s

2 Chronicles 20: 15  ..This is what the Lord says to you: 'Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God’s.' Do you ever get tired of fighting a battle in your life that is emotional, relational, spiritual or physical? And you grow so weary… Continue reading The battle is not yours, but God’s

Faith

Living a Fearless Faith

th and ended on August 31st, required of me a tremendous amount of faith in God to help me conquer my numerous fears that were both real and imagined.  I haven’t been to Europe in 33 years, and when I was last there, my youth and naivety shielded me from any fear of the world… Continue reading Living a Fearless Faith

Greatness of God

Every Breath You Take

th we packed the car and started our road trip to Spokane, Washington to attend the Northwest Christian conference.  Our first stop was Bend, Oregon where our friend, Kathy Daniel, graciously provided us with one of her bedrooms for our overnight stay.  I’ll never forget that night and how glorious it was to breathe in… Continue reading Every Breath You Take

Mortality

Teach us to number our days

12 Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:12 has inspired me to write a story called The Stranger, the Hourglass, and the Decision.  This is my first attempt to write a Christian allegory about our mortality and the brevity of life.  The stranger is a messenger of God in… Continue reading Teach us to number our days

Wisdom

Knowledge speaks but wisdom listens

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.  I want to be the one who is actively listening, and I want to hear the voice of God above all others. It is easy to forget that we need to get wisdom from the Bible. The world and its message diverts our attention away from God and we get… Continue reading Knowledge speaks but wisdom listens

Faith

Rejoice, Pray, Give Thanks – This is God’s will for you

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. While I’m praying, seeking wisdom in the Bible, waiting or moving forward on decisions that I believe are God’s will, I have come to realize that at the same time I can dismiss these 3 simple… Continue reading Rejoice, Pray, Give Thanks – This is God’s will for you

Faith

Overcoming the Strongholds of Insecurity with Faith

stronghold is a place where a cause or belief is strongly defended or upheld. Whereas an Insecurity is a feeling of uncertainty, a lack of confidence or anxiety about yourself. Have you ever strongly defended your faulty thinking that was holding you captive to your insecurity rather than attempt to explore and deal with those… Continue reading Overcoming the Strongholds of Insecurity with Faith

Faith

Overcoming Loneliness with Faith

I heard on the news the other day that our country is experiencing a loneliness epidemic, and our technology advancements have been contributing to this widespread feeling of isolation.  Our smart Phones, Facebook, Instagram and twitter accounts have redefined how our generation communicates with each other.  People are using their phones more to connect through… Continue reading Overcoming Loneliness with Faith