Day 8 – Fulfilling God’s Purposes

When I was growing up, there was a catchy pop tune that expressed frustration over the many signs in our world telling us what we could and couldn’t do. Today, those signs have been joined by voices—a vast array of … Continued

Day 7 – Teach Me Your Ways

The Word of God is so pregnant with life that sometimes a single verse can transform our thinking. Recently, my mind was opened to a whole new world of thoughts when I heard a pastor quote James 1:20: “The anger … Continued

Day 3 – Open My Eyes

By nature, we all think that we see with crystal clarity. The idea that my wisdom is superior is not limited to those who have devoted themselves to study in the halls of higher learning. Living in a college town, … Continued

Day 1 – What to Do When Everyone Else Is Wrong

When I look around at the conflict and chaos in our nation, the problem is evident. I see the issues with crystal clarity, while others do not. If only they would humble their misguided hearts to see things my way, … Continued

The Bread of Life

Two things only the people anxiously desire: bread, and the circus games. –Juvenal, first-century poet You shall remember all the way which the Lord your God has led you in the wilderness these forty years, that He might humble you, testing you, … Continued

To Know Him

I remember once encouraging a friend to read the Bible. Her response?  “I read that already and didn’t get much out of it.” Been there. Done that. It’s not worth my time. Life has more important things to offer. How … Continued

We Crave

Sing it with me: “All I Want is You, Jesus. All I want is You.” How many times I remember the band Isaiah Six leading us in worship with this song at B.A.S.I.C. College Ministry conferences. They were powerful mountaintop … Continued

The Next Level

I did everything right (at least in this particular situation). I prayed. I fasted. I confessed my faults to God. I picked an appropriate time. I approached the situation with humility and began the conversation by admitting my failures and … Continued

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