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The Joy of Prayer

Joy of the Lord…

The bible teaches us that the joy of the Lord is our strength; but is it really? The simple truth is that faith and joy go hand in hand. As we walk in faith, we can be joyful in knowing that God is in control of whatever we’re experiencing. Our confidence should be grounded in… [read more]

I’m a stuff person…

I tend to gather stuff, especially good “deals.” If I find something on sale, I’ll often buy several.  I’m not a “clutterer”, mind you. As a matter of fact, I hate clutter. So most of the stuff I buy, I give away, but I do gather on occasion. Lately, I’m finding this to be true… [read more]

Recent Articles

Our prayers move the hand of…

“As a teacher, I always ask my students to avoid clichés. But now I’m going to use one on purpose and I don’t care how many people have already said it before me and will say it after me (and I know there have been and will be a lot). This book is a blessing… [read more]

Tips From a Seasoned…

My tip for today is to keep a sense of humor. Try not to take yourself too seriously and, instead, learn to laugh in difficult situations. I remember years ago when my youngest son was about 2 years old. I was watching him in our little church basement along with several other older children while… [read more]

Discipleship…

It’s comforting to know that often the very situations Satan uses to try hurt us, are the very same ones God uses to bring us the most blessing! Romans 8:28 “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”