Fresh Oil blog is moving!

I’m excited to invite you to my new website! My blog, Fresh Oil is changing its name to Progressively Deeper and is moving to my new website. I don’t want you to miss any of my posts, so please click here to go to my new website at progressivelydeeper.com   Check it out, and in just a […]

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The other has so many faces

Love is large and incredibly patient. Love is gentle and consistently kind to all – 1 Corinthians 13:4 TPT The horrific tragedy of Christchurch has left many in disbelief. I echo the heartbreak of many Kiwis who are struggling to come to terms with such a tragedy. The news reports in this past week have been especially full of human heartache.  […]

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The Mosaic of Answered Prayer

For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known – I Corinthians 13:12 ESV Do you ever wish that you pray and instantly a voice gives you the answer you’re looking for? Sign me up! But […]

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It’s all about mining

‘Search for them as you would for silver; seek them like hidden treasures.’ (Proverbs 2:4 NLT) Several years ago, the Lord spoke to me from Isaiah 45, “I will give you the treasures of darkness and hidden riches of secret places.” (Isaiah 45:3). This promise is rich with meaning. In fact, it’s transformational! I want to […]

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You are an old wineskin

New wine must be poured into new wineskins (Luke 5:38) The Lord has many ways to bring us to proper priorities. In my case, He simply removed my ministry. But since He removed it, I have been granted many opportunities to learn valuable lessons. One lesson suggested was ‘new wine.’ But why wine? I asked. […]

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