A Closer Walk: When God Asks Something Crazy

Why would God ask me to do something so crazy? I wanted to cry or wave my arms and scream at the unfairness of it all, but… Sing? It still amazes me how God will sometimes ask us to do the most extraordinary things at the most incredible times! I thought, “Sing? You’ve GOT to be…

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Freedom’s Ring

Heidi Chiavaroli’s new book FREEDOM’S RING is one of those novels you will want to read in one sitting. Alright, I confess, it took me two days to finish it but it’s hard to say what I liked best about this book. That’s because Freedom’s Ring takes so many of my favorite story elements, then serves them…

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Never Losing the Light: Under Hopeless Circumstances

“… under hopeless circumstances he hopefully believed.” Romans 4:18 Be willing to live by believing and neither think nor desire to live in any other way. Be willing to see every outward light extinguished, to see the eclipse of every star in the blue heavens, leaving nothing but darkness and perils around, if God will…

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A Closer Walk: A Heart Overhaul

In his book, The Surprising Grace of Disappointment: Finding Hope When God Seems To Fail Us, John Koessler writes, “The construction of the spiritual life requires as much tearing down as building up.” I was beginning to see that, because one truth I was definitely starting to grasp… I needed to step back, and take…

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A Closer Walk: I’ve Always Been A Dreamer

I guess I’ve always been a dreamer. As a little girl I dreamed of being a ballerina, a cowboy, the captain on a submarine… (Yes, I was a tomboy.) But as I grew older my dreams changed. I began to realize as I matured that a dream was something more intangible; something that would feed…

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THE GARDEN: God’s Heart For Relationship With You by Kari Jobe

Imagine… It’s a beautiful morning. The orange glow of the rising sun paints itself across the expanse of the sky as you awaken to the beautiful sight, laying on a bed of soft, lush grass. In the background, you can hear the rushing water of a flowing river that is sweet and refreshing. You can…

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