Today while hiking I overheard a conversation taking place in front of me that was difficult to miss.  It was a teenager arguing with her mother who was encouraging her to try healthy new experiences; […]

Conversations With Unbelievers

When I read the book of Acts, I am amazed at the apostles. They walked the streets with what they knew to be the message that could save the world. They boldly spread the words […]

Choose well

I recently had a conversation with a young Christian woman. She was beautiful in appearance, extremely intelligent and capable; however, the more we conversed, the more I realized there was a huge problem. Her life […]


A couple weeks ago I read and article called “Letting Go” about a man who was about to have heart surgery.  Though he was a committed Christian, the idea of open-heart surgery overwhelmed him with […]

The Amazing Power Available to Us

The other day I heard an inspiring quote by Lisa Terkeurst of Proverbs 31 Ministries.  Since I was driving I couldn’t write it down, but it went something like this: “We need to remember that […]

Never Give Up!

If you think that this post is about discouragement, you are half right.  Let me tell you why. Years ago, I became friends with a woman that lived down the street from my house.  Her […]

Able to Stand

2 Corinthians 10:4-5, “For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they […]

Growing Your Faith

Have you ever wished that you had more faith in God or that you doubted Him less?  It dawned on me that praying for faith isn’t the first step.   That would be like hoping for […]

Fish, Bread and Miracles

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the need around you? I sure have!  I especially feel this every time I join a team from my church for our annual ministry trip to the beautiful country […]