Befriend Silence

For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him. Psalm 62:5 ESV Whatever spiritual style we enjoy or operate in, the most important step we will all take involves cultivating a home for silence in our heart. Silence is difficult. It’s confusing. What, exactly, is supposed to happen while […]

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A call implies a caller

‘I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received’ – Ephesians 4:1 What does it mean to have a call? If we roll that question over in our mind; perhaps there’s more to it than what we see. Perhaps you think of a call as a quest to which a person dedicates his […]

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Fear is the enemy of intimacy

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear… We love Him because He first loved us.” (1 John 4:18–19) Intimacy with God is more that just a nice thought. Even though the scriptures clearly say that God is near and intimately involved in our lives, His closeness is still hard for […]

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The Campus is not enough

And as was his custom, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day Luke 4:16 CEV We have been seeing recently in news broadcast the power of the campus movement in the USA where there have been mass walk-outs in support of the recent shooting in Florida. As I watched from afar I get […]

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A Person of One Thing

The LORD has many ways to bring us to proper priorities. For me He simply removed my ministry. Yet, when He removed it, I was granted the opportunity to find a new basis for relating to Him. As the LORD came to me He said, “I’m calling you back to your first love” (see Revelation […]

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There’s Grace at the Cross

Grace and the finished work of the cross are foundational concepts in the New Testament. Concepts benefit us little, however, if we don’t understand the nuts and bolts of their practical applications in our everyday lives. Today I want to explore the concept of grace at the cross. From the outset I want to state […]

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