A Pocket Full of Rocks

A Pocket Full of Rocks

Last week, I mentioned the notion that, as Christ followers, we are called to task. To create ripples of influence in this world and point others to Him. However, our pockets may be full of un-cast stones that involve our time, talent and resources. Imagine a pebble...
Ripples

Ripples

God’s purpose in history is implicitly disclosed: to invade the arena of fallen humanity and effect the redemption of his creation — the mission in which his people are also to be totally engaged.- NIV Study Bible (Zondervan)  I read this statement in my Bible...
Living and Learning

Living and Learning

Our waiting period is God’s preparation time. In bringing about His sovereign purposes, He may put us on hold while He coordinates events to line up with His will. Sometimes the Lord has work to accomplish in us before we are ready to handle what He’s planned for our...
He sees me

He sees me

In August of 2008 our family was called to a ministry. Detailed images flooded my mind. Ideas abounded. Conversations were lively. Prayers were lifted. Excitement and hope filled our days. Then the questioning started. What in the world were we thinking? How can we do...
Think quietly. Live loudly.

Think quietly. Live loudly.

I want to think quietly and live loudly. What does it mean though? I suppose it could mean many things. But for me… When I consider what it means to think quietly my mind lands on a couple of words. Calm and Abide. I tend to be a worrier. An over-thinker. I want...