Within the lyrics of that traditional, well-loved melody are three lessons that we can learn from stars about shining our light.
But even so, God orchestrated that forgotten idea in our lives years later...
The physical pain, the emotional pain, the “letting people know,” the condolences, the what-ifs, the fake smile I put on to match my fake Christmas spirit, and the feeling of being crushed. If you were to ask me what I remember from a few days before Christmas in 1992, these are the vivid recollections I [...]
so is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it. Isaiah 55:11 GOD’S WORD IS A GIFT I would like for you to imagine telling someone there is a gift waiting for them with [...]
God did not tell Joshua to feel strong and courageous. God told Joshua to be strong and courageous.
Tuesday morning, my prayer ended with me crying out, “God, what am I supposed to do? Am I supposed to start praying for a different result? Am I supposed to ask You to give me a new plea, a new prayer, a new passion? Or am I just supposed to continue to wait?” His answer [...]
I would like to share with you a song I wrote this week, "I Will Praise You Anyway,” When our prayers don’t get answered the way that we hope, we can sometimes be angry, confused, and maybe hurt - OR we can choose to trust that God’s “No,” answer is for a better reason that [...]