THURSDAY YES DAY Category

Road Tripping in Israel

We truly ran where Jesus walked; at least, our tour bus ran! For a country so small, we definitely put the miles in, and we still did not see all of Israel! Day four of the trip was a treat {everyday was amazing}! Not long after the sun rose, we settled into our coach bus […]

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Pursuit of Wealth

Wealth makes things happen in the worldly systems; faith is the economy¬†of the kingdom of God. Wealth equates with power in the world; poverty of spirit leads to eternal riches and prominence in the kingdom of heaven. Wealth is security for those who pledge, “In money I trust.” Jesus is complete assurance for the believer […]

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Perseverance Makes Faith Productive

Wait. Don’t you love that word? {Insert sarcastic tone here.} Don’t you love the experience? Sitting in a long line of traffic on an interstate highway… waiting on the phone for the next available representative… Waiting. You do it with such grace and so do I. Waiting is inherent to our faith. In fact, we […]

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Helping Young People Through Change

“I need coffee because adulting is hard!” I read the above quote to my daughter, and she replied, “I need that!” Do you feel the angst of my eighteen-year old? She remains focused as a serious high school student, but, at the same time, is mapping out the next four years of her life. In […]

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Discipleship Growth

I recently took a class with the Potomac School of Ministry that taught principles for interpreting Scripture. The course, based on this writing by Howard and William Hendricks, brought great depth of insight to my approach to Bible study. How timely too! This year I desire to go deeper with the Lord, and He is […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 57

Day 57 You Have Been Brought Near to God Through the Blood of Christ (Ephesians 2:13) Hear the heart of God in which He pursues humanity to reconcile us to Himself. “…Remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and¬†foreigners to the covenants of the promise, without hope […]

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Your Perspective is Everything

Someone needs to hear this. Jesus’ work in securing a gloriously victorious life for us through salvation and deliverance is already complete! “The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s works” (1 John 3:8). And destroy them He did! Hell, death, the grave…. defeated! And not just for Himself, but for […]

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