The phrase 'obedience is better than sacrifice' has almost become trite in Christian circles. These words of our Lord, however highlight the significance of obedience. It not only indicates our love for Him; but opens the way for the Holy Spirit, our teacher and comforter, to dwell within us. So many cry for the Holy … Continue reading Abiding Assistance
My youngest 40 week-er is crossing over today!!!! Whew! What mama prepares for her baby to become a grown man. Ok, ok, ok, yes he has been an adult for about 7 years ... but 25 just makes a mama's heart beat faster!! Jeremy has amazing goals in life. He doesn't believe that anyone can … Continue reading Servant Leader – Jeremy Chinn
It has become a frightening thing to my heart, hearing Christ followers find ways to become divided. I've heard racial reasons, cultural reasons, political reasons, worship reasons, attire reasons, generic reasons, forgiveness reasons, holiness labels, sacrifice labels, and so on and so on and so on ... I've had the beautiful blessing of women sent … Continue reading Be United … It’s ALL About Him!
Our Christian work can build for us quite a reputation. We will be called merciful, obedient, caring, selfless, faithful, loving ... and more! Man can place heroic labels on us based on what they see .. which is quite often only what we want, or allow them to see. But He knows the truth about … Continue reading Your ‘Rep’ Cannot Deceive Him
A common phrase among Christians is that God "allows bad things" -- storms, sudden death, etc. - but God does not "do" bad things. In the USA recently some areas that haven't ever had to endure so many rain storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, etc. have had serious difficulty. I've been praying for and with many … Continue reading He Made Light … and Darkness