The Enduring Motive

“Worthy are You, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honour and power” Revelation 4:11 (NASB) A couple of questions have challenged me recently. “If God promised me two things: (1) I would go to heaven when I die, and (2) He will never use me in ministry again – would I still pray?” […]

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The Original Facebook

My heart says of you, “Seek his face!” Your face, Lord, I will seek. Psalm 27:7-8 (NIV) The popularity of Facebook reminds me of our great desire to connect with a face that represents the life of a friend, a co-worker, or an acquaintance from years before. Facebook had more than 2.2 billion active monthly users in […]

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Seeking God in a fresh way

‘Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law’ – Psalm 119:18 (NIV) Every time I set my face to seeking God in a fresh way, God begins to change my heart, my mind, and my life. When any believer commits his or her heart to seeking the Lord, everything is going to change. […]

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A Soul Surrendered

We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps – Proverbs 16:9 (NLT) Last week I blogged about having moved along a pathway exploring future ministry options, when suddenly it was stripped away. So, this week I spent time reflecting, trying to understand what happened. The reflection took me back to over three years ago. […]

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A Place called Quiet

‘Each morning you listen to my prayer, as I bring my requests to you and wait for your reply.’ – Psalm 5:3 CEV I am so grateful to those who taught me, right from the start, the importance of what they called ‘the quiet time.” But over the years my quiet time has become a […]

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We keep crawling off the altar

In view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God Romans 12:1 NIV Growing up in the holiness movement shaped my spiritual journey from an early age. I understood that approaching the altar at the end of a service represented a transparent, authentic, genuine response to God. […]

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