Lent 2020 | Day 8: “Teacher”

The focus of today is on the idea of a “teacher.” Over the course of my life, I have realized that my parents were a lot wiser and smarter than I gave them credit for. One of the realities that dawned on me when I became a parent was when I saw how many of […]

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Video Spotlight | “More, Holy Spirit” By Covenant Worship

Came across this song this week. It is a simple song with power and straightforward prayer. I hope it ministers to you as it has to me in the last couple of days. Lyrics //: Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh:// Holy Spirit Break Us, Come and Overtake Us You’re The One We’re Living For. Holy […]

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Word to the Wise | “The Work of the Holy Spirit”

The Apostle Paul tells us through his letter to the Roman church that, “the true children of God are those who let God’s Spirit lead them” (Romans 8:14, NCV).  We have no problem talking about God the Father or studying God the Son.  But when it comes to the indwelling Holy Spirit we have two basic responses: (1) we are confused on how to listen to […]

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Why Not Me?: Rethinking How and Why We Suffer | Part 3

When we don’t know what to do we do what feels right. The danger with this approach to life is that our feelings are never fully informed of all that is happening around us. So, when we rely on such an unreliable source of information we make decisions and entertain thoughts that are not congruent or consistent with God’s word and plan for us. Suffering, not pleasure, strengthens our faith. Suffering forces us to depend upon God to sustain us. Pleasure drives all of our attention and affections inward.

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Chrysalis Journey #15 | Exposure is the Key

The power of God to change the life of men is found in exposing those very same hearts to the love of God in the form of renewed believers.  Any heart that encounters service that emerges out of an awakened life, a life that has been touched by the love of God manifested in the […]

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