As an ordinary Christian, sometimes I can feel discouraged that somehow I am inadequate to spreading the Gospel’s good news. Surely pastors, preachers, clergy, and those employed by the church are more qualified to share about Jesus, right? Wrong! When I get into that mentality, I am ignoring the types of people that Jesus called to follow Him and be his disciples. If He called … Continue reading How Far Does Your Ripple Spread?
While I was having some quiet time with God, I was reminded of an old Hillsong worship song, “I Give You My Heart.” As I listened to this song, I felt the weight of stress, anxiety, and worry fall off my shoulders as I took a deep breath in and sighed. The verse that touched me straight to my soul was, “Have Your Way In … Continue reading Have Your Way In Me
What makes someone rich and another poor? Can a wealthy person be poor and likewise a poor person be rich? These were the types of questioned discussed recently at my Bible study group while studying various verses from the book of Proverbs. My heart stirred as I listened to the story about a single mum with grown sons and how she genuinely had struggled throughout … Continue reading Rich Or Poor: Let’s Be Content With Enough
We can all be too prideful at times. We think our way is the right way and we don’t give enough time or perspective into another person’s way of doing things. I had lots of great conversations with my parents while I was visiting them last year in February 2020. Around the kitchen table, we got talking about my old university days in Seattle. I … Continue reading Humble Pie