worthy pursuits Category

The Most Holy Day in America’s Recent History

Christians gathered all over America on the first of May in honor of the National Day of Prayer. According to the organization’s website, leaders throughout the centuries have called for days of prayer, but this particular annual event began in 1952 after it was signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. In the Hampton […]

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how we influence a nation for God

Summer 2009- The Father in heaven broke my heart for the nation. I found myself on my knees repenting for our waywardness of heart. America increasingly turns her back on God, and I am broken because of it. I had no idea at the time that my response would lead to a Marriage Building ministry. […]

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take a break from the normal

I’m so thankful for this time of year when my church kicks off a corporate fast. Yeah, I’m hungry, but I’m finding the words of Jesus to be meaty: “I have food to eat that you know nothing about.” On that note, I have no coffee in my cup… I think I’m really going to […]

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nothing can compare

  It’s amazing to me to think that because King Solomon asked God for the gift of wisdom, the wisdom He gained continues to lead and direct people today, thousands of years beyond the time of the his reign! The God of heaven not only blessed him with a mind of understanding but also wealth […]

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what I learned today on the running trail

Have you ever noticed how a hilly and wooded trail is such a picture of life? There are ups and downs, twists and turns, closed in spaces and an opening up to a spectacular vista of expansive waterfront. (Sorry! That would be the most magnificent trail that I have the privilege of running! I do […]

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the garden

The garden is a picture of life. In the beginning, the Garden of Eden is where the Lord God placed man whom He created. He told Adam and Eve to work it and take care of it. The beginning of everything that our lives produce is the heart. Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the […]

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