Our story is still unfolding {and LINKY}

As we press ever closer to Christ, our stories, by the grace of His love, and through the might of His power, are steadily unfolding.

In November of 2003, I remember having a very philosophical conversation with a young man who was a friend at the time. He wasn’t a real friend. He was the worldly, crab in the barrel, company-while-you’re-getting-high kind of friend. That evening, as we sat there, hiding from life, and our various hurts, I felt very wise as I advised him about his current situation. Apparently there was a good woman to whom he wouldn’t commit, and instead he kept choosing {Read More}

Secret Spaces {and LINKY}

Thankfully, God loves us too much to allow the beauty of His love to be overcome by darkness of our pasts.

Many of us live lives of duplicity. We are confused, having misled ourselves into believing that we are free of the chains of our past. When we look back at the journey of our lives, we proudly mis-conclude that we have moved beyond the effects of the devastating points of our journey. Yet, the power of our painful past influences our choices in innumerable direct and indirect ways. Choices regarding our relationships, professional life, parenting style, friendships, ministry and more {Read More}

Healing Lepers

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When the Lord rescued me from the entanglement of sin, I was pretty messed up. Still today, it is hard for me to believe that I have been given the life that I live. Each day is a new opportunity for me to draw close to my Lord. Every moment I am given, I am able to learn to enjoy all that He has blessed me with. But my life was not always like this. Nor was my disposition. Before {Read More}