Your Unique Story

Quit holding out. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase the Lion Once upon a time I had a bookstore. For years I spoke to people, prayed for people, listened to their hearts when they wanted to share. Everyone has a story. Every story is part of your own unique journey. It may be cracked or…

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Lion Chaser’s Paradox

Live for the applause of nail-scarred hands. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase the Lion If you intend to live for the applause of nail-scarred hands you are going to have to loose your hold on preconceived notions of perfection and performing for people. This can be extremely painful to learn. Especially if you…

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Child of The Most High God

Applause, everyone. Bravo, bravissimo! Shout God-songs at the top of your lungs! God Most High is stunning, astride land and ocean. He crushes hostile people, puts nations at our feet. He set us at the head of the line, prize-winning Jacob, his favorite. Loud cheers as God climbs the mountain, a ram’s horn blast at the…

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Coming Out of The Shadowlands

Take delight in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4 It is a dangerous day, the day God’s delight and your desires converge on DESTINY. For that is the day you decide, that to delight God’s heart, is all that matters to you anymore. On that day—you are absolutely wrecked…

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Standing on Bedrock

During these tense days, and (sometimes) sleepless nights, I am so thankful that the Word of God is the bedrock for my life. I was having another one of those “sleepless nights,” so this morning, I got up at 3:30 a.m. and picked up my bible. I wanted to plant my feet someplace where I…

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You Can Begin Again

O Lord, now I have heard your report, and I worship you in awe for the fearful things you are going to do. In this time of our deep need, begin again to help us, as you did in years gone by. Show us your power to save us. In your wrath, remember mercy. Habakkuk 3:2…

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Dear Charles, Take Two

Dear Charles, Read this story in 1 day. Couldn’t put it down. A thousand times, “Thank you.” Hollywood will be lining up–because this one has GOT to be a movie! (And I can hardly wait for the next installment!) God bless the work of your hands sir. Buy it, you won’t be sorry! Read it.…

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Navigating Storm “covid-19”

“[It is] our inclination to replace Jesus’ call to deny ourselves, take up our crosses and follow him. We replace his call with a self-serving path in which we deny our neighbors, take up our comforts and follow our dreams.” –Scott Sauls Navigating stormy seas, especially those storms when expectations are not met in ways…

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A Heart Full of Wonder

With my whole heart, with my whole life, and with my innermost being, I bow in wonder and love before you, the holy God! Psalm 103:1 TPT I do believe that God wants a relationship that is full of heart-to-heart intimacy–but not at the expense of us losing our wonder at who He is. Google…

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