Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. (2 Corinthians 13:11) Recently, I’ve been challenged by two words – Restore Hope. Whether it be in prayer, reading of Scripture, conversation or through social media, Facebook posts, even snail mail – […]Read More Restore Hope
Very early the next morning, Jesus got up and went to a place where he could be alone and pray Mark1:35 CEV. When I ask others about their greatest struggles for prayer, I regularly hear about obstacles such as distractions, dryness or doubts. If we aren’t already struggling with feeling worthy before God, focusing our attention […]Read More A Commitment Established
Let my soul be at rest again, for the Lord has been good to me. Psalm 116:7 NLT For several years, I have been reading a Psalm at the end of the day. I use these Scriptures to focus the last waking moments of each day to be still and quiet before God. Lately the […]Read More A new rest to embrace
“I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved.” (John 10:9) As mentioned in previous blogs, the tabernacle model of prayer totally inspires my relationship with God. For me I have found great significance in the doors of the tabernacle as they have allowed me to journey intentionally towards the throne of God. […]Read More The Tabernacle had but one door
Where do our deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet? This is one of those core ideas that really shape our engagement with the world. And it’s been a question I have struggled with for many years. Deep in my heart I knew that much of my work was not my heart’s desire. What […]Read More Where does gladness and hunger collide?
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 […]Read More Community is something we all want