Joy is the product of a journey and every journey looks different. But no matter how different one’s journey, our source of joy will always remain the same.
This morning I stormed out of a staff meeting. It certainly was not my greatest moment. I wish I were able to say it was not my fault but I have no one else to blame but myself, for it was I who had chosen to walk through this particular valley silently and pridefully alone.Continue reading “Finding Strength in Weakness”
Oh you who feels broken, tired, weary and lost … please hold on.
Whatever it is you’re going through — heartache, temptation, illness, doubt and fear — please know that God is still with you.
He’s not left you.
He still cares and He is still working all things together for good.
We are all broken.
We are all weak.
But because of who Jesus is and what he’s done for you and I, we don’t have to live a joyless life believing the lies of the enemy.
You may feel unworthy of His love and mercy much like I do, but don’t let that stop you from accepting and embracing every ounce of it.
Because, yes … He loves even you.
01.21.2019 – The Day Before “Even Though, He is Still” came from a place of deep adoration, one of unimaginable awe and wonder as my family and I near the end of a very difficult two-year trial, one that has not only felt relentless but that left our lives changed forever. These last two yearsContinue reading “Even Though, He is Still”
Why do evil people succeed? Why does the Lord allow his people to suffer while the wicked prosper in life?
Our perspective on prosperity begins to shift when we focus not on success as it is defined by the world but instead as it is defined by our gracious Redeemer.
And just like that I fall … I’ve heard many times throughout my ministry that to follow Christ is to become a target for the enemy. I see it often as believers take their next steps in their walk with Christ. I’ve witnessed believers, in what some might call their most trying moments, just daysContinue reading “Strength To Carry On”
It was the bathtub spout diverter that provoked the tears tonight. As I wrestled with the faucet tears began to well up in my eyes — tears that really had nothing to do with the silly bathtub faucet. You see, that was just the tipping point. My plate of responsibilities has become increasingly full sinceContinue reading “Even in the Valley”