Keep Calm and Cry Out to Jesus

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Sometimes life's pain can be so physically and/or emotionally draining that something needs to give... quickly. When even the best of human efforts makes little difference, there is always something we can do - "cry out" to the Lord.

The Green Grass Is Under You

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While the enemy is voicing what you lack, God is voicing what you have! And right now you have green grass UNDER YOU. The finished work of Jesus Christ is literally UNDER YOU and IN YOU. Sit in it.

How to Question God

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Jesus Himself set a surprising precedent for questioning God. So I don’t think it’s a holy thing to never question Him.

Are We There Yet?

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  – Joe Fornear Exhaustion… terrible inconvenience… unsanitary conditions… a nightmare scenario. Maybe God is trying to tell us something...
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Three Keys to Thankfulness (Part 2)

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But a huge stumbling block to this determination (to be thankful) is the stubborn belief that thankfulness is a result of trouble-free existence. "I'd like to be thankful, but everything keeps breaking down around this house." "I'd like to be thankful, but God hasn't fulfilled my greatest need yet."

Are We There Yet?

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Like little children in the back seat of our Heavenly Father’s car, we call out, “Are we there yet?” Sometimes endurance is our only choice.

Having Dropped Calls?

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Sometimes I think we see prayer like a cell phone contract. It's hard not to expect Him to perform - to answer when we call. Reconciling this was a struggle during my battle with Stage IV cancer. If He really loved me, He should be as committed to my well-being and comfort as I am, right?

Believe, Know, Laugh

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Parents are forever trying to convince their youngsters that pain and uncomfortableness is only temporary. “We’re almost there.” “The pain will go away soon.” The Lord is forever trying to convince us as well - and He absolutely loves to watch us laugh.