The Place God Calls You

When doors began closing at the end of 2016, it signalled that a change was coming. For more than two years God has been doing something new in my life.  I didn’t know how it would play out, but I sensed there was a journey to take. As part of the journey I wanted to […]

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Small Steps led to Big Change

The day after Christmas is a great time to reflect on the past year and to look ahead. While we’re enjoying some leftover ham, many take the time to pause and evaluate their life—namely, our goals. New Year’s resolutions are a tradition for many people – some research suggests that 48% of people make some […]

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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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Making Christ Known

I discussed in my last blog that there are sure ways to know more of Christ. What about the second part of the motto: “To know Christ and make Him known.” When the time comes for an encounter with nonbelievers, however, do we know who we are about to introduce them to? Making Him known […]

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Community is something we all want

No matter how we’re designed – introvert, extrovert, socially adept or socially awkward -something in our soul longs for meaningful relationships with others. We long to know others and be known by them. We treasure friendships that allow us to truly “be ourselves.” For some we may never have found this sort of community, and […]

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Break my Heart

Every so often I run across a quote that resonates so deeply it feels as if it has rocked my very soul. One such quote is by World Vision’s founder, Bob Pierce, who said, “Let my heart be broken by the things that break the heart of God,” written as a message upon a piece […]

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The Power of the Seed

Since my last blog the Lord has been speaking to me intentionally about the power of the seed in relation to God’s wonderful gift of grace. It is my desire to see the gift achieve the purpose through me in which it was given. Take a seed. Put it under several inches of dirt. Give […]

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