For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared for us in advance to do. –Ephesians 2:10 Consider the following quote: I am only one, but I am […]

Gratitude: Thank You Very Much!

I want to be grateful for the Small Things! In case simply wanting to be more grateful is not enough, I recently read that gratitude improves your health!  (Now that is even more motivation!) Too often […]

The Inconvenient Christian Life

18 As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. 19 “Come, follow me,” […]


A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. –John 13:34 Dr. Seuss’ famous Grinch, who lived just above Whoville, hated Christmas and everything […]

To Do!

My command is this: love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. –John 15:12-13 I like to make “to-do […]

In the Name of Jesus…

Do it in the Name of Jesus. Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. –Colossians 3:17 […]

Why Is This Happening to Me?

“Pardon me, my lord,” Gideon replied, “but if the Lord is with us, why has all this happened to us? Where are all his wonders that our ancestors told us about when they said, ‘Did […]

For Where Your Treasure is, There Your Heart Will Be Also.

I was truly blessed in the 50 Days of Transformation series.  God really spoke to me about the treasures that I had been storing up. And what I realized was that many of the treasures […]

Some Questions for my Soul

When in the Bible does God give anyone an easy job?  We are responsible to see that we nurture our own souls and keep our own personal “spiritual fires” lit.  (not easy) In what ways […]

Dream On!

1 Corinthians 12:27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it. When we planted Vineyard North Phoenix with 12 people in 1985, it was beyond my […]