“So above all, guard the affections of your heart, for they affect all that you are. Pay attention to the welfare of your innermost being, for from there flows the wellspring of life. Avoid dishonest speech and pretentious words. Be free from using perverse words no matter what!”Proverbs 4:23-24 TPT People stumble and fall, and … Continue reading When Leaders Fail | A Response to the Expletive Laden Rant by a Christian Music Leader
The “Love Chapter” of the Bible is the nickname given to 1 Corinthians 13, every day if becomes clear that we need to read it again and again. Especially considering the mark of the church summed up in John 13:35 is simply that they will know we are His disciples by our love. If you … Continue reading The Love Chapter, Read it Again.
That fresh face feeling. 🤣 #selfcare #therealme #nofilter #nomakeup #flawsandall In a world that’s all about being flawless, perfect, touched up, filtered, etc we often find ourselves feeling that we don’t measure up, we don’t compare, etc to the perfect image of others. Those feelings, if left unchecked, can lead to depression, insecurity, and feelings … Continue reading The Real You
Recently, I received this in the mail... it made me cry as I sat in my vehicle looking at this person’s letter and gift. I couldn’t help but think of the the Widow in the Gospel of Luke who puts her two coins in the collection at the temple. I don’t know this person’s financial … Continue reading Two Pennies
Like Jesus we should touch the masses with the anointing, love, truth, and compassion that only the Gospel can bring, but spend our personal time with a trusted inner circle.
Want to sip a cup of tea along with me? You can find the Advent Calendar of English Teas I am using here: Advent Tea Calendar What I'm Drinking: "Happy Holiday" Tea (see flavor details below) Day 1 Focus: Staying Planted, Faithfulness Devotional: Stay Planted Something I’ve learned in my life, when God calls you … Continue reading Advent | Cup of Tea with Me | Day 1: Stay Planted
If you are human, there will be times in your life when people fail you. There will be times when you will feel isolated, hurt, hopeless, and nights filled with tears. Why? Because people, even christians, aren't perfect. I think at times it is even more magnified in ministry or any type of leadership position. … Continue reading When People Fail You
When we preach extreme grace, as some do, we enable those who want to continue in the flesh but still be "saved" the permission they need to live a lifestyle of sin and "eternal security." This errant approach causes people to remain bound to their sin, while blindly thinking they are "ok and secure" just … Continue reading Extreme Grace vs. Extreme Holiness
I'm so excited to be part of a Launch Team that's reading an advance copy of this great new book by Karen Jensen Salisbury. Here's one part that jumped out at me: "Don’t live a moment longer with the wrongs that others have done to you or with your own regrets and failures. You can’t hold … Continue reading “I Forgive You, But…” New Book by Karen Jensen Salisbury, Check it out!