Anatomy of a Sending

Anatomy of a Sending

God is a sending God. Nearly all the encounters God initiates with people in the Bible, He is sending them. His sendings come through visions, dreams, angelic visitations, the voice of His Spirit, the church. However they may come, sendings …
A Martyr’s Life

A Martyr’s Life

What is similar about these two images? Both depict a person(s) who is prepared to die for what they believe. Both are acts of submission. The motivation is identical – through death, to testify to a truth which they are...
Follow the Ant

Follow the Ant

  The ant is a magnificent creature. It is mighty among midgets able to lift over 100 times it’s own weight. It has amazing planning and organizational skills. Ants have no hierarchal order; they work together in teams organized with …
Moving Towards the Dark

Moving Towards the Dark

To say these are times of discord and division in the U.S. is an understatement. The conflict around us is compounded by the physical distancing that the Covid pandemic has created. All the new restrictions have created animosity between the …
Let’s Not Be Complacent

Let’s Not Be Complacent

Today, I was walking and the Lord spoke to me while I was praying for the President and the unrest in our nation. All of us are aware of the impact of Covid-19 and the demonstrations throughout our nation. We …
Beautiful Feet

Beautiful Feet

I love how the Bible, an ancient manuscript, gives such clarity on the times we live in. It informs us how to think and act in troubling times. Consider Paul’s letter to the church at Ephesus written nearly 2,000 years …
Target Cities

Target Cities

Recently I was watching a news broadcast on TV reporting on civil unrest in the U.S. The split-screen images depicted mob violence and riots in over 30 cities. These images placed a greatburden on me – I was compelled to pray. I thought about how much God loves...
The Purpose of Pentecost

The Purpose of Pentecost

On May 31 we will celebrate the holy day of Pentecost. Pentecost is more than an important Feast on the Hebrew calendar. The etymology of the word is derived from the Greek meaning fiftieth because it falls on the fiftieth …