• God Is Always An Option

    God Is Always An Option

    Inspire October 22, 2014 at 8:23 am 1 comment

    But God’s not finished. He’s waiting around to be gracious to you. He’s gathering strength to show mercy to you. – Isaiah 30:18 MSG God is always an option. There is no circumstance, situation, argument, analysis, lifestyle, crisis or debate that can take God off the table. God chose to […]

  • Did God Really Say…?: Winning The Battle With Temptation

    Did God Really Say…?: Winning The Battle With Temptation

    Inspire June 13, 2014 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

    Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit […]

  • How to Get to Breakthrough

    How to Get to Breakthrough

    Inspire July 25, 2012 at 10:51 am 0 comments

    “Then Elijah said to Ahab, ‘Go and enjoy a good meal! For I hear a mighty rainstorm coming!’ So Ahab prepared a feast. But Elijah climbed to the top of Mount Carmel and fell to the ground and prayed.” – 1 Kings 18:41-42 (NLT) We’ve all been there. The place […]

  • Am I Hearing God?

    Am I Hearing God?

    Inspire July 13, 2012 at 8:32 am 0 comments

    “…And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; And after the earthquake […]

  • Catching A Vision

    Catching A Vision

    Inspire June 22, 2012 at 7:56 am 2 comments

    I will climb up into my watchtower now and wait to see what the LORD will say to me and how he will answer my complaint. Then the LORD said to me, “Write my answer in large, clear letters on a tablet, so that a runner can read it and […]

  • Self-Planting Seeds

    Self-Planting Seeds

    Inspire June 8, 2012 at 8:16 am 0 comments

    I was reading an article today about self-planting seeds. I was under the impression all seeds were somewhat self-planting (sometimes even gravity can get that little seed deep enough under the dirt for something to happen), but this article was talking about seeds that actually drill themselves down into the […]

  • Managing Risk: Out of the Boat

    Managing Risk: Out of the Boat

    Inspire June 4, 2012 at 6:11 am 0 comments

    There are some situations in life where being purely practical just isn’t going to cut it. I know I run the risk of stirring the pot here (and that’s what the comment field below is for), but when you’ve lived a good portion of the last six years “out of […]

  • Blogs That Inspire

    Blogs That Inspire

    Inspire, Links We Like May 18, 2012 at 8:56 pm 1 comment

    As a mom of small children, having a few “go to” blogs has definitely helped me maintain sanity and balance. Whether it’s been sitting in a waiting room at the pediatrician for an hour or trying to stay awake during the ninth feeding of the day, the right blog can fill a space […]

  • Living the Dream

    Living the Dream

    Inspire May 11, 2011 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

    A friend of mine updated his Facebook status yesterday to “Living the Dream.” It caught my eye because I happen to know this guy pretty well and I honestly don’t think he is, in fact, living the dream. I know a bit about what this friend wants to be doing […]

  • Resurrected By A Word

    Resurrected By A Word

    Inspire, Money April 3, 2011 at 10:11 pm 0 comments

      Then Jesus shouted, “Lazarus, come out!” And Lazarus came out, bound in graveclothes, his face wrapped in a headcloth. Jesus told them, “Unwrap him and let him go!”   (John 11:43-44) The Bible contains a number of stories about people being raised from the dead. The Old Testament speaks of […]

  • The Power of Agreement

    The Power of Agreement

    Inspire, Relationships March 2, 2011 at 6:11 pm 1 comment

    “I also tell you this: If two of you agree down here on earth concerning anything you ask, my Father in heaven will do it for you. For where two or three gather together because they are mine, I am there among them.”   (Matthew 18:19-20) There is power in agreement. […]

  • Are You Covered?

    Are You Covered?

    Inspire January 28, 2011 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

    “Then we turned around and set out across the wilderness toward the Red Sea, just as the LORD had instructed me, and we wandered around Mount Seir for a long time. Then at last the LORD said to me, You have been wandering around in this hill country long enough; […]

  • Patience in Waiting

    Patience in Waiting

    Inspire, Marriage January 19, 2011 at 4:34 pm 1 comment

     Be still in the presence of the LORD, and wait patiently for him to act. Don’t worry about evil people who prosper or fret about their wicked schemes.  (Psalm 37:7) Have you ever had to wait longer than you expected to see a promise from God come to pass? How […]