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light overcomes darkness

Running my favorite trail this past week, I rehearsed my “no fear” mentality as I progressed deeper into the woods and away from neighborhoods and roads. Some people ask me, “You run that trail alone?”  I do run it, but I never consider myself to be alone.  My worship, which is my focus in thought, […]

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no confidence in self

Picture this scene with me:  I’m in a revival meeting at church one night, and the guest pastor states that we are a bunch of sensitive people!  It was funny!  He said he wanted to help us overcome our touchy state and asked us to raise our right hand and vow not to get offended […]

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joyless but knowledgeable

I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete (John 15:11). Dear Friends, have you checked your “joy meter” lately?  I ask because I know there is some joylessness among Christians.  Honestly, that is one of the greatest oxymorons I know.  It’s like a […]

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signs and wonders

The miracle of provision did not adequately prove to the widow that Elijah spoke the truth concerning God.  Even though she realized a never-ending supply of flour and oil during a time of drought in the land, it wasn’t until her son was resurrected that she declared, “Now I know that you are a man […]

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no FDA, no Rx… just truth

A week ago, my children went to a youth convention and were ministered to by pastors Jeremy and Christy Johnson.  Christy led worship with the band, Worth Dying For, and both she and her husband preached the always- relevant Word of God to a crowd of two thousand.  Jacob and Jordan were among countless others […]

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do not fear

Fear is an inhibitor.  It blocks the things of God that are already in place for us to receive.  When we say “no” to fear and “yes” to faith, we appropriate our spiritual inheritance.  Is there lack in your life?  Identify the fear and choose to trust God based on the truth of His Word. […]

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snake bite

I am so excited to share my story with you today- a miracle of God! Several years ago I was training for a race in Atlanta, the famed Peachtree Road Race that draws over 50,000 runners from all over the U.S. every July 4th.  My husband had been running the race for years, but this […]

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