Ministry Update: Lots of Exciting News

“Sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts…” 1 Peter 3:15, NASB Dear Readers, Today I’ve been meditating on obedience to Christ, a very convicting truth. Obedience to God in all things demonstrates my faith–it’s a working out of the faith I possess. May Christ have His way with each of us, growing us in holiness and fruitfulness for the glory of His mighty name. God enabled me to teach at the Harvest Bible Chapel Hickory MOMS group on September 17. Thank you for praying. What a joy […]

Doing Life: Same As Always

photo credit: Morning Light via photopin (license)     “But like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; because it is written, ‘YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY.’” 1 Peter 1:15-16, NASB How many times have we heard the phrase, “holier-than-thou”? It’s not used complimentarily, and it’s definitely not an attitude we strive to attain. Sadly, however, we as Christians often are seen that way. Yet I’m certain that’s not God’s intention when He instructs us to […]

Dream Come True

“Though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory.” 1 Peter 1:8, NASB Whirling in circles under fairy dust sprinkles, Cinderella smiled. Every twirl transformed her torn dress into a gorgeous gown until it was finally complete. Her dream of reconnecting with the one who had captured her heart became oh-so-near. She was going to the ball. I’ve always loved the Cinderella story, but […]

Right Before My Eyes …

Image: graur codrin / FreeDigitalPhotos.net “and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory.” – I Peter 1:8 With a heavy heart, I prayed. Weary and worried, longing for relief, I prayed. And it came. “…those who wait for the Lord will renew their strength …” The Lord gently spoke to me. His peace replaced my anxiety as I ended the day in […]