Let’s Rock This Place!

“On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people…” Acts 4:23   Peter and John taught. Many came to hear. Hearts were stirred. The rulers were nervous. The two were arrested. They didn’t relent. They made a proclamation, “For we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard.” The rulers […]

Inspire: The Morning Call!

“And the God of all grace…, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.” 1Peter 5:10 NIV   I know very little, if anything, of the sport of Fencing. Except, perhaps, a term recognized by many of us… En Garde! (On guard!) A French term used to signal the beginning of a […]

Inspire: Drink Up!

“I was pouring out my heart to the Lord!” 1Samuel 1:15b NLT   Sometimes we want something so bad from God we spend our days praying. And that’s a great thing! It’s a God thing. It’s a faith thing. He tells us—pray without ceasing! Nothing big. Nothing elaborate. Just, continually. Just, directly. Just, faithfully. Hannah […]

Inspire: If You Want Joy…

“May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through.” 1Thessalonians 5:23   Rejoice evermore… Pray without ceasing… In everything give thanks… –When the house needs cleaning. –When the bills need paying. –When the kids are incorrigible. –When the spouse won’t listen. –When the boss is stubborn. –When the plans don’t happen. –When… […]