Spreading the Aroma of Christ

  Recently on an unseasonably warm day I was walking in a populated area when a man passed by who smelled heavily of suntan lotion. Immediately, I was transported to the beach, basking in the sun, sand between my toes, water lapping at my feet. It was such a pleasant, welcoming aroma that I nearly […]

The Love Cover

  Noah, a man of the soil, planted a vineyard. When he drank some of its wine, he became drunk and lay uncovered inside his tent. Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father’s nakedness and told his two brothers outside. But Shem and Japheth took a garment and laid it across their shoulders; then […]

What Will You Really Do for God?

But he replied, “Lord, I am ready to go with you to prison and to death.” Jesus answered, “I tell you, Peter, before the rooster crows today, you will deny three times that you know me.”   Luke 22:33-34 How many times have we heard a story about an incident and said, “Well, if it […]

Do What Flows Like Water

My life has been one of twists and turns and trying to figure out who I am and what God has called me to do. Sometimes it’s all so confusing. But occasionally, I have afternoons like this one. I sit quietly in my office as soft piano music plays on Pandora And I type And […]

Inviting God into Your Temptation

When I think of God and temptation, they seem like polar opposites. After all, James 1:13 clearly tells us that God cannot be tempted and He doesn’t tempt anyone else. And that’s probably exactly how the enemy wants us to think- that God and temptation should stay in opposite corners, never venturing near one another. […]