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May 14, 2018

Does God want to make America great?

If you aren’t confident something is God’s will, you’ll strike out empty if you pray for it. Why? Because the Bible tells us “the one who doubts is like a […]
November 1, 2017
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Contending for Climate Change: “Let justice roll down like waters”

I live in a region nicknamed the Garden Spot, and while one sees plenty of corn, wheat, and other crops flourishing in abundance, one rarely sees orange trees. Why? To […]
October 22, 2017
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“Lift up your heads, O gates, that the King of glory may come in!”

For the last twelve months the Lord has highlighted, impressed upon me, and essentially flooded my consciousness with the word “gates.” Everywhere in scripture I keep seeing it pop up. […]
September 5, 2017
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Three Things You Hear When You’re Burdened to Pray for the Nation

If you’re passionate about the direction of the nation, and if you hunger and thirst for righteousness in your land, perhaps at some point you’ve been chided for your zeal. […]
December 15, 2014

A Reward Like Simeon’s

He was a man whose existence centered on one thing: seeing the Messiah. “There was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon, who was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation […]
December 11, 2014

Scenes from Childhood

Coming soon! My newest book, Scenes from Childhood, is a novella set in the romantic Bavarian Alps. The plot deals with the crisis between two adult siblings following the death of their […]
November 30, 2014

Will the real Bride please stand up?

“Since the days of Pentecost, has the whole church ever put aside every other work and waited upon Him for ten days, that the Spirit’s power might be manifested? We […]
November 29, 2014

Enjoy a great book and help a wonderful cause

For what you’d spend on a fast food meal, you can enrich yourself with some “soul food” instead, and at the same time benefit a great cause. 100% of net […]
November 24, 2014

“He who offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving honors Me”

In the midst of troubling times and circumstances, the Lord has a very useful tool to bring peace to us: give thanks. Counting our blessings and focusing on all the […]
November 17, 2014

24 hours in His presence

Our church was challenged to a 24-hour prayer vigil in which we could pray through the night and/or sign up for “shifts.” I haven’t pulled an all-nighter since college, but […]
November 11, 2014

Leaving the Shallows

“When we catch a glimpse in our spirits of the mightiness of the God we serve, and when we take His words to heart, doors suddenly open where there seemed […]
November 2, 2014

A sky lit up with prayer

A New Brunswick man just visited our church and told of how he overdosed in April 2014 after struggling with the excruciating pain of Guillain-Barre disease. In the hospital he […]