I have a confession: I’ve been struggling during my worship service lately, but something happened recently that helped me see another “Everyday Decision” that shapes our destiny: Choose to Worship (Even when I don’t feel like it.) From a very early age, I have known that I was created to worship the Lord through song. I knew as a […]
Each individual Christian must help to care for the flock. Each of us has a gift or gifts from the Lord, and we should use what He has given up to help protect and perfect the flock. – Warren Weirsbe, The Weirsbe Bible Commentary NT (John 21) Shell-shocked. That’s how I’ve been feeling after a […]
I couldn’t help but smile. Here I was, a typical, proud mama with her well-behaved family on this beautiful holiday weekend. Until …And that’s when it happened.
Have you ever felt that you’ll never fit in? Have you stood at a window–palms pressed to glass–looking into the place where you want to be, seeing people there but knowing you don’t have access? Waiting for a door to open that seems forever locked?
Gratitude (Joy) is a gift from God. It’s the secret to overcoming despair and depression.
Praise and Worship in Battle: Can you imagine sending a praise team into battle ahead of the soldiers? That’s exactly what the Israelites did in 2 Chronicles 20. This act of faith and worship brought about an amazing supernatural victory. It’s a fascinating story that I want to share with you. In this Bible story, […]
Worship is a key component to living a victorious life in sync with God’s purpose and will. Worship is not just about singing songs on Sunday… it’s something you do with your entire life. Here is a video sharing thoughts about the mysterious impact of drawing near to God’s presence, and why it matters.
Do you ever feel like you are invisible? Have you ever done something special – whether it’s a gift, a ministry, or a service – and felt like no one noticed? Have you questioned it anyone cared, or if it mattered at all? Yes, it matters…and here is why.
As a writer, I recently pitched an idea for a new book to someone in the industry. In a very polite way, she told me that I had proposed a much-needed message that people really needed to hear today. Then she followed that statement by telling me that unfortunately, my name isn’t well known enough to share this message.
She’s right, I know. People don’t know my name. A marketer by profession, I know that there is a considerable amount of business wisdom in her statement.ut do you want to know the truth? My name hasn’t a shred of power. It won’t change lives for the better. I’d rather lift up the Name of the One Who has created every living thing. Now that name has power! That’s the name to be lifted up… not mine.
Six paces. That’s all they could go. When King David brought the Ark of the Lord into Jerusalem, lifted on the shoulders of priests, they could only carry this holiest of structures six paces before having to sacrifice an ox and fatted lamb. (2 Samuel 6:13) Imagine carrying a structure so holy that one touch […]