My Declaration of In(ter)dependence

Dear God, Please help me to recognize my need for interdependence today. In a world that relentlessly demands I embrace my independence, help me to realize you have a different plan for my life. Help me to remember your wisdom in Ecclesiastes chapter 4. 9 Two are better than one, because they have a good reward... Continue Reading →

Trusting God Alone

Great leaders spend their lives pursuing clearly stated goals. William Wilberforce, for example, said, "Almighty God has set before me two great objectives, the abolition of the slave trade and the reformation of manners." I am finishing up a biography on the life of George Müller. He, too, had a clearly stated goal in life.... Continue Reading →

First Aid for Depression

Believer, are you discouraged today? Perhaps you feel as if you couldn't sink any lower. I have found that in the darkest moments of my life the simplest passages of Scripture mean the most. Raging emotions and sleepless nights mean my mind and heart can only handle so much. Today I would like to give... Continue Reading →

21 Days of Giving Thanks – Day 18

In an effort to emphasize the season of Thanksgiving, I'm celebrating it all through the month of November. Earlier I explained my 21 Days of Giving Thanks challenge (which you can read about here). Today let's give thanks for the privilege of talking to God. Day 18 - Give Thanks for Prayer The Lord tells us... Continue Reading →

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