Strong Affections

Strong Affections

The love for self is a terribly strong force, but Christ calls us to die daily. He calls us to deny ourselves, take up our cross and follow Him, and that’s mind-blowing, or more like ‘flesh-destroying’. There are seasons in which we experience weakness in the worst...
Voices In My Head

Voices In My Head

Voices in My Head   It’s a constant buzzing It doesn’t seem to stop I learn how to mask it To have other layers on top   You have to, you have to They tell me Do, do, do   It’s not enough Did you remember what you forgot? More, more Run around  ...
Love Is Messy Business

Love Is Messy Business

Opportunities to love sometimes come wrapped in undesirable packages. God calls us to be like Him in how we love others. Sometimes we have a picture of love that is so easy, breezy, and sweet. Just give a smile, we say. Just be nice. But love is messy and hard. A...
The Connectedness of Faith

The Connectedness of Faith

The faith of a single person is like a thread in the tapestry of the plan of God. One person’s act of obedience prompted by faith can cause a ripple effect that spans a thousand years. For us, in a sense, it began with Abraham, a simple family man with a growing...
When You’re Down

When You’re Down

Down. On the floor. On your face. Really sad. Ready to give up. Made a mess of things. I want to speak to those kinds of “downs”, and I hope whichever down is the one you’re experiencing, you’ll find encouragement, hope and truth here. Let’s begin. I know down well,...