It’s Not About Me

"A cool cup of water..." our Stephen Ministry leader taught us. That is what we are called to be is a cool cup of water to the lost, to the broken, and to the hurting. Jesus said, “Everyone who drinks from this water will get thirsty again. But whoever drinks from the water that I …

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Relieved ~ He Will Rescue Me

The love story that unfolds is one of true love, a love that would transcend time and still does today. You see, it is the ultimate love, protection and provision of a Father who would do anything, I mean anything to protect His children. As a child, I am relieved to rest in my Fathers …

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Spears in the Blossom

A raging fire destroys all that it touches, yet brings new growth. Cutting away dead limbs from a grapevine yields more fruit. The fire and the cutting are painful, unimaginable and sometimes feels unsurvivable at times, but necessary. Seeds that fall and are not watered or fertilized die. We, as Christians, are called to plant …

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Puncture

A fiery dart, a flaming arrow, the spear of a Roman soldier. All three have the purpose to puncture as the tip plunges into the mark in which it was intended. Its sole purpose, to neutralize and eliminate the threat.  What is the threat? Anyone or anything making advances for the Kingdom of God.  My …

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Triumph

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. (Philippians 4:13) By Your strength I Triumph over fears of inadequacy. Am I hearing you right? Am I equal to the task? You've faithfully given all that I ask. (Jeremiah 29:11) Your grace is sufficient and allows us to Triumph over doing life apart. We …

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Revelation: Our Next Steps

The TSA checkpoint, a waiting room, a long line, a job promotion, traffic, they're all great examples of opportunities to test your patience and test how well you wait. To wait upon the Lord is a whole other kind of opportunity. Mark and I continue to be in the season of waiting. June 2nd we …

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Burned to a Crisp

From Exodus to Revelations the Bible references being burned to a crisp. Maybe it's because I'm from Texas, but my first image immediately goes to the uncontrollable burn of wild fires. They're so destructive and hold no tender spot or mercy for any one or any thing in its path. Often times wildfires happen naturally, …

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