State of the nation

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 […]
October 22, 2017
Samson, Judges 16, authority, Bill Gates, Donald Trump, church's authority

“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. […]
October 12, 2017
authority, rebellion, American Revolution, the 1960s and 1970s in America, honor authority

Don’t Block Your Blessings: honoring authority in a rebellious generation

Obeying authority is not something Americans generally do well. Our nation was birthed in revolution, and some time after the Second World War rebellion became fashionable. James Dean personified the […]
September 19, 2017
pollution, climate change, bible and science, sin and pollution

What does the Bible say about pollution and the earth?

A scientist once said that, after years of study in his field, when he came to know Christ he felt as though he’d reached the summit of a great mountain and […]
September 5, 2017
Intercession, pray for the nation, interceding for the nation, pray for America

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. […]
August 17, 2017
Pray for the President; national prayer; intercessors for America

Called to Intercede for Your Nation

Some things require care when mixing, such as ministry and money, pastoring and politics. As such, there’s a tendency simply to play it safe and keep them separate. John Newton, ex-slave […]
August 11, 2017
Wilberforce, slavery and abortion, amazing grace, eric metaxas

William Wilberforce: Slavery and Its Startling Parallels to Abortion

“Things have come to a pretty pass when one should permit one’s religion to enter public life” said Lord Melbourne. The Duke of Clarence ridiculed those who supported Abolition as […]
June 15, 2017
Feminism, women's march, madonna, women's liberation

Why modern feminism rings hollow with this independent woman

As a teenager I had a magazine tear-out hanging in my room of a woman in military attire with a smoldering look, the caption reading “What if history had been […]
February 27, 2017
haman, Esther, and King Ahasuerus

Living in Esther Times: “Haman has been hanged”

The Holy Spirit highlighted Esther Chapter 8 to me in a significant way during my devotions in mid-November 2016, following the election. I sensed Him saying that there are parallel […]
October 31, 2016
remember, remind the Lord, remember to God, reminding God, this do in remembrance

Do You Need to Remind God?

Do you need to remind God of something? The Hebrew word Zakar means “to call to mind, bring to mind, to record, to mark, to mention, to take note of, […]
October 21, 2016
liberty, patriotism, freedom, marxism, obama, hillary, HRC, Trump, election 2016

Flash Fiction – “The Price of Liberty”

My first attempt at Flash Fiction. Enjoy! An hour. Then her kids will be off the bus. One hour, uninterrupted, to do with what she wishes. Upper fifties and the […]
July 7, 2016
America's future, he who wises to save his life

“Whoever Seeks to Keep His Life Will Lose It”

“Whoever seeks to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it” (Luke 17:33). Four summers ago, the summer of 2012, I read the biography […]