Get Behind the Shield

One thing I long for when I’m weary is someone to defend me in spiritual battles. I know God is our ultimate defender but sometimes I still feel overwhelmed. So here’s what God told me […]

The Flip Side of the Devil’s Words & Plans

I’ve heard more than once that the devil attacks us in the areas of our identity and our destiny.  This makes sense because he wants you to believe lies about yourself and he doesn’t want […]

Not Enough?

Have you ever felt like you’re not doing “enough” for God? Last week, I had the privilege of attending the Vineyard USA Leadership Conference.  I sat in the very back of the auditorium, where I […]

Learning From Lazarus

I recently did a study on John chapter 11 on the death and resurrection of Lazarus.  (A brief refresher:  Lazarus was sick and after he was dead for 4 days Jesus brought him back to […]

Trusting What I Have Already Received…

Trusting What I Have Already Received.  Do you believe God has given you all you need?  We have so many riches in Christ.  I am sure I know intellectually more about my riches in Christ […]

What’s So “Good” About Good Friday?

Years ago, a lady by the name of Dianne Leman came to speak at our Women’s Conference.  During her teaching she said something that stuck with me – even though at that time I didn’t really “get” […]

You and God

God… …is thinking about you.  “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”  Jeremiah 29:11 […]

God of the ‘Somehow’

I think we’ve all been in situations where things weren’t going to pan out unless God intervened.  Those are the times when we pray things like, “Lord, I don’t know how this can work out […]

The Way of Gratefulness

The Way of Gratefulness  Brennan Manning said, “The foremost quality of a trusting disciple is gratefulness.” Jesus’ words, “I have come so that you may have life and have it to the full.” (John 10:10) […]

Remember

Have difficulties come knocking at your door lately? No matter how hard I try to avoid it, hardship always seems to find a way to rear its ugly head at the most unfortunate times. Truth […]