What do you do when you feel wounded by people who don't even seem to care? What do you do when it seems like those people are going on just fine while you cry, pace the floor and desperately seek a solution? I've been walking with the Lord long enough to know that when I've been driven to my knees in searing soul-pain, I better make good use of that time on my knees. When I was on my knees, crying and writing in my journal, I heard the Lord say, "Lay it down."
A couple of weeks ago, I shared the message below with our congregation. Many people have since approached me to tell me that they were encouraged and applied the word immediately to their lives. That, of course, is the best news I could ever hear! Are you in a season that seems impossible? Are you [...]
Did I just say that out loud?? Do you ever have those moments when you say something and then realize what you said after you hear it come out of your mouth? Most of the time when that happens to me, it’s not a good moment of realization. It’s usually one where I stand there [...]
We can be free from the bullying voice of shame. #AnswerTheDoor #Before&After
Grace and mercy speak a better word.
In John Chapter 12, there is a story about how six days before Passover, Jesus went to the home of his three friends, Mary, Martha and Lazarus, for a meal. This story perfectly depicts the roles that these three siblings have adopted with Jesus. They each have a certain relationship with Jesus and their relationship [...]