Don't we have more to do than 'hang around' - trying to look busy? Isn't there something I should be doing?

Please Do Not Loiter

  “Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking.” Romans 12:2 The Message I’m getting serious. I want to change my world, not get used to it! I don’t want to disappoint God by my nonchalance. Loitering on the premises of true spirituality isn’t as satisfying as standing on […]

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A Fresh Heart Prayer Devotional January 2020

  “Then Jesus made a circuit of all the towns and villages. He taught in their meeting places, reported kingdom news, and healed their diseased bodies, healed their bruised and hurt lives. When he looked out over the crowds, his heart broke. So confused and aimless they were, like sheep with no shepherd. ‘What a […]

Don't just look for small spiritual battles ... take on the big ones! We've got a big God.

Spiritual Powerhouses!

  This coming year, let’s raise our walk with God to Biblical proportions!  Here’s what I mean by that. Instead of doing only things to better ourselves, let’s elevate our spiritual game by embracing the chance to make a difference for God’s Kingdom. For instance, let’s emulate shepherd boy David, who after being told he […]

Are you moving into the new year with fear or faith? Does moving into it with God at your side make a difference?

A New Year – Yikes or Yippee?

  It’s fascinating watching people step from one year into the next. Some do it nostalgically … glancing back repeatedly and fondly. It’s been a very good year with lots of good memories. They’d take another just like it. Others do it with relief. They don’t wish to step into another year like they just […]

The birth of the Savior wasn't meant to be celebrated seasonally, but daily and hourly!

Christmas Must Continue!

  “Some sat in darkness and deepest gloom, imprisoned in iron chains of misery.” Psalm 107:10 NLT   The reasons Jesus came into the world … are still the reasons Christmas must continue! He came to a world where ‘dark’ was the spiritual atmosphere. He entered a world of secrets, treachery and bondage. Jesus was […]

It's time to experience Christmas with a child-like wonder, faith and excitement.

Caution! Advent Is Here

    Advent is marked by a spirit of expectation, of anticipation, of preparation, of longing. There is a yearning for deliverance …  From now until Christmas our expectations are to be expanding. Someone is coming who is the answer to every need we have. The arrival of the Christ-child has never been more needed. […]