Inside-Out – Part 1

If we could look at my personal journey with Christ from a 30,000-foot view, we would see a handful of impactful moments when God moved my soul and spirit to a higher place.  Studying Inside Out was one of those times.  Come with me as I recapture some of the important elements from his teaching […]

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Authentic Faith In Jesus

“Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see” (Hebrews 11:1 NLT). Our decision to no longer live our lives as a continual expression of our past, and to fully let go and trust God with our future, demands what the Bible refers to as faith. […]

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The Desperate In-Between

As God moves us from the brokenness of our past to a future filled with His wholeness and purpose, we will unquestionably experience times of uncertainty, anxiousness, and fear.  Gifted author Lysa TerQuerst, in her amazing book entitled Uninvited, describes this season as “moving through the desperate in-between.”  Look at this incredible excerpt from Lysa’s […]

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Making The Turn

I’ve sometimes felt that my journey of transformation has been like trying to turn the Titanic.  Very intentional.  Yet slow and methodical.  More than three decades in fact. The beauty of being transformed by Christ into the likeness of Christ is that it’s all about the journey.  There’s really not a destination – at least […]

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Beauty From Ashes – Part 3

The renewing of our souls will extend no further than our honest acknowledgement of our inner brokenness. PART 3 IN A SERIES The Imprisoned Most of us probably never put much thought into the difference between a captive and a prisoner.  A captive is held captive due to no fault or wrongdoing on their part, […]

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Beauty From Ashes – Part 2

The renewing of our souls will extend no further than our honest acknowledgement of our inner brokenness. PART 2 IN A SERIES The Poor Physical poverty has existed in varying degrees since the beginning of time.  There have always been those without food, water, shelter, clothing, and countless other needs. But as troubling as this […]

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Beauty From Ashes

Inner brokenness is demonstrated through the lives of human beings in an immeasurable number of ways.  In authoring each of our life stories individually, God is fully aware of the generational legacies passed down to us by our families, the complexities of our real-life experiences, and the uniqueness of our inborn, God-given temperament.  He alone […]

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