Take Shelter

Young King David inspires me most when he races to the battlefield with no armor, no sword, no army ready to fight beside him. Armed with a sling and a stone he defeats Goliath then takes the sword of the defeated enemy and decapitates him. From insult to injury … Goliath insulted our Lord and …

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February Reflections

December of 2014 I received a diagnosis that would forever change my life, the life of my three young boys, the lives of sisters and friends as it relates to me. The call from my doctor would confirm, “It’s cancer.” February is a beautiful month, not because it is Valentine’s Day on the 14th, but …

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Power of the Blood

“A rattlesnake bit one of my sheep in the face about a week ago. Deadliest snake that lives around here. The sheep’s face swelled up and hurt her terribly. But the old rattlesnake didn't know the kind of blood that flows through the sheep. Anti-venom is most often made from sheep's blood. The sheep swelled …

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But for the Grace of God

This time of year can be especially difficult. The daylight is shorter. The weather is typically colder. Special gatherings are taking place all around. My heart is tender to suffering of every kind. I'm sure you've experienced loss and suffering. I have had my share of loss as well. Reading through my journal I came …

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Not of this World

Close to midnight, five years ago today tragedy struck. The world was rocked when, at 16, Sydney Lisa Jeter was suddenly promoted to be at the feet of Jesus. Silly, beautiful, practical joker, talented, athletic, heart for others, kind, loving, sold-out-for-Christ, God fearing little girl are just a few ways to describe Sydney. Losing a …

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