Posing and playing in costumes of old, we snapped pictures for a fictitious newspaper article. Teenaged girls with spiral perms trying to play like we were crusty old barnacles of men, skilled at their craft on the high seas. Two sailors featured in photos with towering oak trees as a backdrop. Makes sense, right? Well,…
Revival in the Rear View?
So it has been a month since the miracle of a non-stop prayer meeting drew followers far and wide. We marveled at what God was doing. We praised for the praise. We repented in our own places and wondered if that fire would fall in our rooms and gatherings. FOMO of the godliest kind. We…
Instantly. Immediately. Like right now. Actually, God, I was really hoping it would have been yesterday. Or last week. Even last year. But here it is, today. Can it be today, sweet Jesus? We beg and plead for God’s intervention in our desperation. In our need. In our brokenness. Nothing wrong with that. Ask, and…
I’ve long said that satan hides in the secrets. His tired game of old is to make us think that no one would ever understand what we are going through, and the only solution for survival is to just keep quiet. Be silent. Stew in the secrets. Embrace defeat quietly, protecting the enemy who has…
Saying yes to God is a tricky thing. It doesn’t mean that we say, yes, God, I will help you out. Let me tell you what I’ve decided and how I’ve set the goals. The God of All Creation has no need of our helpful hints. He’s looking for willing hearts. To be open. Available.…
Stepping off the plane from foreign lands, we were home. And we didn’t have a car. So, off to the used car dealer of the day, sweltering heat hitting our skin, streamers rippling in the mid-summer wind, and shiny numbers beckoning us to the chariot of our dreams. No interwebs, no reviews online. Just pick…
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