Inspire: We’re Making This Complicated

“I have loved you even as the Father has loved me. Remain in my love. When you obey my commandments, you remain in my love, just as I obey my Father’s commandments and remain in his love. 11 I have told you these things so that you will be filled with my joy. Yes, your joy […]

Inspire: An Empty Altar

“But all of you…don’t pay back evil for evil or insult with insult, but repay the bad with a blessing.” 1 Peter 3:8-9 (Voice)   A complete stranger prayed over me a few days ago. As I sat alone, a man told me he felt it in his heart to come connect and pray with […]

Inspire: Tend To What Matters Most

“I pray constantly against the wicked and their deeds.” Psalm 141:5 NLT   Whether you garden vegetables in the summer, or tend to one small plant on a windowsill, I’m sure you know how everything that grows is under constant assault from something else. The weather, the elements, the insects; the list can be endless […]

Inspire: Young or Old, You Have A Purpose!

“”For I know the plans I have for you”, declares the Lord”  Jeremiah 29:11 NIV   Age is only a number. Are you mindful of yours? Does it hinder your motivation, or set you back in limitation? May I remind you that God tells the young not to be intimated and the old not to […]

Inspire: Who Is God?

“Moses said to God, “Suppose they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ Then what shall I tell them?”  Exodus 3:13 NIV   When you need a consoler—I Am. When you need someone to help—I Am. When you need answers to confusion—I Am. When you need a faithful friend—I Am. When you need a healer—I Am. […]

Inspire: Prayer–A Little Goes A Long Way

“I will answer their prayers.” Isaiah 65:24b NLT   Seems we’re doing a lot of complaining these days. Lord knows there certainly is enough reason to. Yet, we’re forgetting the one thing Jesus told us to do… Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. What if we prayed about, instead of complain about… -Our […]

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 […]