Have you ever experienced fear or pain so intense you wished you could fall asleep and wake up on the other side of it? We all face emotional storms in life that tempt us to give up or run away. I think that’s how David must have been feeling when he penned Psalm 55. On the heels of betrayal by a … [Read more...] about Where To Run When You’re Wishing for Wings
Have you ever read the story of Samson in the Bible? Even the parts that don’t make it into a Sunday School lesson? It’s rather appalling. I recently read through it, and there were some details in there I hadn’t noticed before. Or perhaps they were just so terrible I had conveniently forgotten … [Read more...] about Samson, Children & Rest in Him
Worshiping is supposed to be a joy isn’t it? Is it my obligation to serve even when I don’t feel like it or when I want a break? I asked myself these questions, one Sunday a few months ago. After playing on the worship team most Sundays for a year, I was feeling drained and in need of a break. … [Read more...] about The True Joy of Worship
I enjoy a lot of simple pleasures in this life. I love the smell of rain on the pavement, I love hot tea on a cold morning, I love lying the in sun as it shines through a window and warms the floor beneath. And oh my goodness, I love lists. I will make a list for every purpose imaginable and … [Read more...] about The Pursuit of Busyness
Habits of a Transforming Heart: Sabbath This article is part of a larger series called Habits of a Transforming Heart. You can see the other articles in the series here: Part 1: How CanI Really Change? – SurrenderPart 2: How Will God React to My Mess? – StaringPart 3: Why Can’t I Stop … [Read more...] about Why Is There Never Enough?
One of the things I'm learning about this week is the importance of rest. Prior to taking a short vacation I noticed myself becoming irritable negative and impatient with others and perhaps not even giving a hundred percent all the tasks that I had before me at work and at home. After a few … [Read more...] about Called To Rest (video)