My Deliverer Is Coming

“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light. On those living in a pitch-dark land, light has dawned.” (Isaiah 9:2 CEB) Advent is a season of waiting. In fact, that’s literally what the word “advent” means. The prophet Isaiah spoke of the day when God’s people would experience the Light of Heaven filling their dark … More My Deliverer Is Coming

We All Look To You

Have you ever known someone who makes every conversation all about them? Brian Regan, the comedian, calls them “Me-Monsters.” They’re lurking at the dinner party, in the church lobby, on social media, maybe even right outside your door. “Beware the Me-Monster!” (Click here for a 4-minute hilarious CLEAN clip) The world needs more and better listeners – … More We All Look To You

A Retreat With God

For those who may not know, I’m beginning a new journey with an awesome ministry called KidZ at Heart International. It’s a spiritual formation ministry aimed at kids and those who influence them. The timing of my on-boarding with KidZ is absolutely perfect. You see, the staff and board have established a regular rhythm of … More A Retreat With God

A Grander Vision

I dream of one day getting on a plane with Rebekah and flying to a foreign country. Perhaps Guatemala…I sure do love Guatemala. After we land, we eventually make our way through the airport – through baggage claim and customs – and outdoors, into the open sky.  Immediately we are caught up in the uniqueness … More A Grander Vision

Who’s Holding You?

This past week I spent several days attending a focused retreat called “Boundless Compassion.” It was facilitated by a wonderful woman named Joyce Rupp, a member of the Order of the Servants of Mary. Joyce has years and years of experience in the realm of compassion. She is a sought-after teacher and leader in this … More Who’s Holding You?