Waiting

Waiting

Psalm 27:14 “Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord.” Wait. This is a word that is not appreciated in our time. If we have to wait more than 30 seconds for a computer to reboot we get impatient. If we can’t answer a text...
Pursuing Character & Faithfulness

Pursuing Character & Faithfulness

Romans 5:2-4 “…We rejoice in hope of the glory of God. Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance and endurance produces character and character produces hope…” The forging of steel is neither pretty work nor easy work....
Danger Idols Ahead

Danger Idols Ahead

The kings of Israel could not get it right.  When the Kingdom divided, the Northern kingdom, Israel, had no kings that completely served the Lord.  The Southern kingdom, Judah, didn’t fare much better.  But they did have eight kings who followed the Lord.  There is...
Increase Our Faith

Increase Our Faith

I want to continue the same theme we began last month. These are some of the questions that probe the deep longings of our hearts. What is God taking me through? Why doesn’t He rescue me? What is God asking me to do? Is God totally silent right now? Jeremiah found...
God Sings

God Sings

It seems as you get older, not that I am, you hear about or experience more tragedies, suffering, pain, and disease. It is disconcerting. It is heart-wrenching. These occurrences implore us to cry out to God. “God please do something. Demonstrate to the world your...
The Truth About God and Us

The Truth About God and Us

Let the word of God wash over you, refresh you and revitalize you as you read this letter. May you be “like a tree firmly planted by streams of water, which yields it’s fruits in its season and it’s leaf does not wither; and in whatever he does, he prospers,” Psalm...