Jesus! Help me, Jesus!

Jesus! Help me, Jesus!

Jesus! Help me, Jesus! What I heard as I watched horrified as a 4 wheeler driven by my wife Micki disappeared into a 30’ deep gulch. God had called us on a mission of love which He would use to bring glory to Himself and allow us to personally experience His...
Give & It Will Be Given to You

Give & It Will Be Given to You

“Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Luke 6:38 I remember the time when I was challenged to give. I wasn’t...
My Father & Your Father

My Father & Your Father

Jesus said, “Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'” John 20:17 Jesus spoke these words to Mary Magdalene on the...
God Isn’t Terrified by Our Darkness

God Isn’t Terrified by Our Darkness

(All verses mentioned in this article are from Psalm 139) There are times when the heart feels dry; times when sadness feels like a big weight on our shoulders. There are also times when the heart feels far away from God. Our brain says “He’s here!” or “He lives...
Food for Thought

Food for Thought

“My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work.” John 4:34 When Jesus said this, it was in response to his disciples telling him to eat. They were in Samaria, where Jesus had just spent time conversing with a woman at the well. It...
The Rock of Revelation

The Rock of Revelation

When Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, saying, “Who do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?”  So they said, “Some say John the Baptist, some Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”  He said to them, “But who do you...
Eyes on God

Eyes on God

“Now David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and his daughters. But David strengthened himself in the LORD his God.” 1 Samuel 30:6  If you’re having a bad day, imagine...
Daniel’s Drama

Daniel’s Drama

King Nebuchadnezzar walks into the room, his royal robes dragging on the floor. Dark circles are under his eyes. “Send me the magicians and astrologers!”” he thunders. The palace bustles as his command is carried out. Footsteps echo in the courtyard. Deep yells bounce...
Alabaster Jar Carrier

Alabaster Jar Carrier

Aware of this, Jesus said to them, “Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a beautiful thing to me. The poor you will always have with you, but you will not always have me. When she poured this perfume on my body, she did it to prepare me for burial. Truly I...
A Different Spirit

A Different Spirit

Then Caleb silenced the people before Moses and said, “We should go up and take possession of the land, for we can certainly do it.” –Numbers 13:30 There were twelve men sent by Moses to scout the Promised Land. When they came back to the Israelites to report what...