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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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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When God Closes Doors

In recent weeks I have had two doors shut in my face, doors I thought were wide-open. Walking through those doors could have changed my life. I saw the openings; prayed about them, sought godly counsel, looked for clarity and was convinced that God had indeed swung the doors open and cleared the path. Only […]

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A Fork in the Road

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,” Robert Frost tells us in his poem “The Road Not Taken.” He took “the one less travelled by,” and that “made all the difference.” Many times in my Christian walk, I have come to a place where I had to choose a direction to take, a fork in […]

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The Next Small Step

When I began writing my first blog I was in a time of transition, having resigned from a ministry position, without any idea of what lay ahead. For two years’ I have travelled along the road of transition, and all I knew to do was to take the next small step. All of us experience […]

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Our Perplexing Trial

At times I am bewildered over things that are taking place in my life. I have found this true in this current season. Much has been shared in previous blogs about the journey, but there has been this nagging in my spirit of what is God’s purpose for the next season. What this season has […]

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Wait! Confrontation Ahead

Confrontation – always difficult, often necessary. We tend to default toward one of two paths; either we run from it or we find ourselves continually confronting everything Evade Are you one of those people who will do anything to avoid a face-to-face encounter when something difficult must be discussed? We become frustrated, boiling on the […]

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