Just Released: Lone Witness, A New Atlanta Justice

Rachel Dylan and Bethany House Publishers have just released the next book in the sizzling Atlanta Justice Series: Lone Witness. This is Book Two in the series and tells the story of Sophie Dawson, Prosecutor and rising star in the Fulton County DA’s office. You will definitely want to add this one to your summer reading list!…

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Confident Trust Brings Hope… and Singing

O God, my heart is quiet and confident. No wonder I can sing your praises! Psalm 57:7 “Control seems preferable to what we typically think of as its opposite—chaos. But I want to suggest that the opposite of control is not chaos. It is trust, and trust is far preferable to control. We want to control because…

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Giants and The Power of God In Action

“There is no army, no fortress, no giant that can stand against our God. No one. I have seen with my own eyes. I have walked through the bottom of the sea. On dry ground. I have watched as he humiliated Egypt and brought the mighty Pharaoh low.” ―Connilyn Cossette, Wings of the Wind They,…

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Waiting With A Hope-FULL Heart

Wait for the Lord’s help. Be strong and brave, and wait for the Lord’s help.  Psalm 27:14 NCV “Waiting on God requires the willingness to bear uncertainty, to carry within oneself the unanswered question, lifting the heart to God about it whenever it intrudes upon one’s thoughts.” ―Elisabeth Elliot My grandfather used to say that waiting on…

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Promises That Will Never Fail You

“God never made a promise that was too good to be true.” ―Dwight L. Moody The promises you put your confidence in are only as good as the one making them, right? Right. So when Psalm 138 says, I praise your name for your unfailing love and faithfulness; for your promises are backed by all the…

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Awaiting and Longing For This Latter Rain…

Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them. Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools. Psalm 84: 5-6 ‘I’ discovered an astounding truth: God is attracted to weakness. He can’t resist those who humbly and honestly admit how desperately they need him. Our weakness, in…

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Victory and Confidence Comes From Him Alone

I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken. Psalm 62:1-2  NLT “Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.”    ― Barry Finlay, Kilimanjaro and Beyond Where does victory come from? When the climb…

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Never Losing The Light: Small Things

I always begin small. So many of My children want to begin at the end instead of the beginning. When I plant the seeds of doing “great things” for the Kingdom, they are just that—a seed. A seed is a small thing, yes, but it holds the promise of greater things to come. To plant…

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Never Losing the Light: Storms Price!

Storms always have a price tag. Did you know it would be so high? (No, of course not.) For this storm the price was enormous, yes? But… I do not speak of it to inflict guilt. (No.) I want you to take a moment with Me and survey the debris. As far as you can see,…

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Never Losing The Light: Stormy Courage

Ah, courage. (So much better than to be dis-couraged, yes?) Yes, an ambassador of encouragement has grave responsibilities. “To whom much is given, much is required” remember? (Luke 12:48) You have been given the rare and precious gift of spreading My love and hope through encouraging words. Your words have power. How you use that…

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