It’s Time for Your Encore

One of the greatest voices of our era knocked down a stand-up and shake-it performance in Houston last night. Her stage presence and powerful voice consumed the atmosphere under the grace of that timeless, contagious smile. The polished professionals of Houston...

Pilgrim or Settler?

“Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage… They go from strength to strength, till each appears before God in Zion.” Psalm 84:5,7 The Word of God is very clear. Those who are blessed choose to place their strength in...

Keep Going

“As he walked along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” Jesus told him, and Levi got up and followed him.” Mark 2:14 NIV Beams of sunlight divided my comfy work boots casting tall shadows on the...

Super Heroes

“We rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.” Romans 5:3-4 Hollywood is the birthplace of a $90B industry that sells stories. We love the thrill of an impossible situation, a...

Enduring the Wait

“…but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope…” Rom. 5:3-4 I wake up at 4:35am last Monday morning and look at my phone. A missed call at 4:14 from...