Today's Blog
Lifting the Weight of Offense
Offenses are an invitation to be involved with God, not something to be avoided. I want to show you how I keep a forgiveness journal to mitigate offense?
Posted Sep. 28,2020 by | 13 Comments
How to Live with God in an Offensive World?
I realized that I was becoming weighed down with the barrage of offenses. So how do we live in an offensive world, with ready access to many daily offenses?
Posted Sep. 24,2020 by | 12 Comments
Forgiveness and Those Reported in the News
Some destruction isn't in blatant unforgiveness, sometimes it's our temptation to feel hatred for those we deeply disagree with in the news.
Posted Sep. 21,2020 by | 10 Comments
Is 2020 over Yet? The Blessing of COVID!
After months struggling to overcome fear and disconcertion, I now see the silver lining and blessing of COVID and all the chaos.
Posted Sep. 17,2020 by | 10 Comments
Everything is an Opportunity not an Obstacle
The obstacles in our path are not hindrances, they literally are the way. I don’t get to sail through life without things that must be overcome.
Posted Sep. 14,2020 by | 8 Comments
Faith of Insistent Pursuit
An insistent pursuit is not a common position for even the average believer. Many slink towards God with hopes that He might possibly answer.
Posted Sep. 10,2020 by | 7 Comments
The Faith of the Centurion
The centurion knew where his answer would be found and with great faith entreated Jesus for His Answer. Faith powers our insistence, not our desire or will or desperation.
Posted Sep. 7,2020 by | 3 Comments
The Canaanite Woman: Insistent Prayer
Jesus commended the Canaanite woman for her faith ­– not her prayer, not her will, not her volume, but her faith. She connected faith to her desperation and shameless persistence and Jesus answered.
Posted Sep. 3,2020 by | 10 Comments
God Likes Our Faith-Filled Insistence
God likes our faith-filled insistence! But in reality, some of my pleading prayers feel more like a heavenly arm-twisting rather than relationship.
Posted Aug. 31,2020 by | 7 Comments
The Benefit of Stoicism: Living as a Stoic
I believed Stoicism was negative. But it might be valuable and actually Godly. Living as a stoic that's a reflection of our faith in God.
Posted Aug. 27,2020 by | 2 Comments
Rule and Reign – His Authority
We are being trained to rule and reign under the government of King of the Universe and this is not a mop up job, but a position of ruling.
Posted Aug. 24,2020 by | 8 Comments
Authorities Not Blind Obedience but Blind Faith
When the Word of God declares a paradox (two things that appear to contradict), what do I do? Following authorities blindly or in faith?
Posted Aug. 20,2020 by | 6 Comments