I was inspired by a sermon called In Flickering Light by Bishop T. D. Jakes and offered an initial response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Via Facebook Live, I shared some thoughts on God’s Perfect Love. Here are some notes to follow along. I… Continue Reading “God's Perfect Love”
Maybe it wasn’t a wise confession, but it was an honest moment and cry for help and strength. From my mouth to God’s ears came the words, I feel like I’m choking! These words expressed my heart in a highly pressurized moment. Choking —… Continue Reading “Don’t Let the Thorns Choke Your Word”
These days almost mirror my late 20s… early to bed, very early to rise and phone calls for prayer and support not long after that. It’s my life and I love this part…especially the early mornings. My best focus and thoughts meet me when… Continue Reading “What’s the Best that Can Happen? (shift perspective)”
Here’s another nugget from my Bonhoeffer devotional. Psalm 119:1 is the focus. Happy are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord. Referring to “new beginnings,” he says that we drive ourselves into “fruitless fear” when we question whether… Continue Reading “Fruitless Fear (the burden of anxiety)”
The Lord allowed me an opportunity once to preach a message from Ecclesiastes 3 titled “A God for All Times”. In all the times of our lives, God is present and constant. We go through changes, but He changes not. Bonhoeffer explains that our… Continue Reading “Faith for All Conditions”
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