Barren Land & Seed

I once heard a story that I found so interesting – it comes to mind several times each year. I would like to share it with you today. The story was about a missionary who was being flown over Africa on his way to a mission trip. In the area...

Time to Call Forth Our Blessings

A few weeks ago, local news stations began to predict weather conditions for the coming week. They were predicting a winter mix of sleet, ice, and snow. As the days got closer to the weekend, everywhere I went people were talking about the coming weather. They all said the same thing;...

Time to Enforce Our Promises

We were driving out of town, in the right-hand lane when we saw blue lights ahead. Breanne quickly put her blinker on and moved to the left lane. The vehicles behind us remained in the right lane as they sped by the officer’s car, Breanne just shook her head.   Frustrated...

Going Through the Process

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will Himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you. (1 Peter 5:10) These are the words Pastor Dave Roberson prophesied over me many years ago.   These words...

People of Unwavering Faith

I was thinking about people of faith the other day. I was thinking about how it was when I was first born again, it has been over 30 years. Back in those days, the word of faith was taught everywhere. At least every place I was involved. I heard faith,...

At the Right Time

One morning last week I was awakened by a text message. It was a scripture from a friend. I want to share it with you today. So, let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessings if we...

You are Going to Make It

On the same day, when evening had come, He said to them, "Let us cross over to the other side." Now when they had left the multitude, they took Him along in the boat as He was. And other little boats were also with Him. And a great windstorm arose,...

He Loves Me and You

There was something very different about the Apostle John. Words were said about him that were not said about any other Apostle. In scripture John was referred to as the 'one whom Jesus loved.' The most peculiar thing is that you find the statement, the one whom Jesus loved, in...

I Have Come for Your Words

This morning, I came across a familiar scripture. It is found in Daniel 10:12. Then he said to me, "Do not fear, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart to understand, and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard; and I have come...

He Knows Your Name

I want to share a story with you that God brought to mind today. My daughter, Breanne, loves animals and is forever rescuing animals. If a turtle is in the middle of the road, she always stops and takes it to the other side to make sure it gets there...

Travail & Birth

Recently, I read a quote that impacted my heart and soul, I want to share it with you today. Here is the quote. When someone is pregnant, she is not “expecting a child” – she already has one. She is not “going to be a mother” – she already is...

In Times of Famine

One day, not too long ago, I received an email from a partner; in the subject line it had one word, famine. For the next few days, the word famine kept coming to mind. It seemed everywhere I looked I saw that one word, famine. Famine is defined in the...