Prayer/Intercession

A Prayer for Victory Over Worldliness

We’re in the world but not of the world. The problem is when the desire of the world lives in us. But the power of the Holy Spirit can change our desires.

Darkness Exposed

Be steadfast in your secret place, make your own history with God so that, when something tries to shake you, it’s impossible for it to prevail.

The Truth About Weeds

My mind is just like our flower bed. If I am not actively pulling out the negative thoughts like weeds, they can easily destroy me.

The Fall

Sadly, for church leadership, church culture has made it much more difficult for them to be vulnerable. This is no excuse for the wolves, mind you.

Why We Need The Holy Spirit: Part 4

But what is going to convince others of it in the day and age of constant public humiliation and national television ridicule? None but the Holy Spirit.

Conformity

How can you tell that someone is a Christian? Think about it. What attributes, word usage, actions, desires, and dreams identify a Christian without him ever saying that he follows Jesus?

The Truth

It just means that, in the hustle and bustle of life, we are tied in closely to our Father. It means that we look to our helper, the Holy Spirit.

Jesus Wept

While we grieve all the plans we made that our loved ones will not be a part of, those who don’t have faith in Jesus grieve the eternal loss of life.

Plant the Seed

It’s not always easy to work up the courage to minister to or intercede for others. It takes trust in the Lord, some slow breaths, and boldness that only He can give.

On Hearing God

Many struggle with statements, like “I don’t hear God” or “He doesn’t care about me like that.” But I’m here to tell you affirmatively He most certainly does desire a deep friendship with each of His children.

Vulnerability

Now vulnerability sounds like a negative word; by definition, it means that you are susceptible to attack or capable of being hurt. A picture to help you think of this is that our lives are like a castle.

What of the Blemished Bride?

I begin to see, though, how this “shaking” seems to be uncovering hidden things in all areas of the Body. What is rising to the surface in it all?

Forgetting God

If we are smart, as Christians, we will turn to God for help when we are in despair and cry out to Him to save us. But what about when things are good?

All The Coffee & All The Grace

I have been known to drive 45 minutes one way to hang out, drink coffee, and write. It fuels me. And I always take advantage of the long drives.

Surprised by Pregnancy, Marveled by God

I didn’t want to be pregnant just yet. I didn’t really even like kids. I wanted to pursue my career. So, as you can imagine, those first few weeks of pregnancy were rough.

The Toxic Road of Sin

Sin rarely gets exposed right away; too often we have to commit more sin just to cover it up. Sin, one way or another, will be brought to the light…

The Time I Didn’t Win A Dream House

As we walked through, my husband must have seen it on my face because he barely asked if I wanted to buy a ticket. I told him to buy the winning ticket.