The Desires of My Heart

The Desires of My Heart

“Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4 This time of year there’s a lot of focus on the heart. Pink and red hearts are everywhere and it’s a great time to do something special for someone you love....

No One Lives Outside The Floodplain

“But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Mat 6:20-21 NIV It’s 6:00am on September 21, 2017, a category 5 hurricane...

Steps Toward Forgiveness

“Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.  Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” (Eph. 4:31-32) As a way to end the 3 part series on...

One’s Loss is Another’s Gain

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. (Heb. 12:2) I can’t believe our little adopted son, Yohan, has been...

Tell Your Heart to Beat Again

One of my new favorite songs is “Tell Your Heart to Beat Again” by Phillips, Craig and Dean. I can hear it over and over again. Each time I hear it my heart literally feels the ache of the greatest disappointments in my life but without the pain of...