Posts Tagged ‘faith’
30,000 of Israel’s finest were singing and cheering loudly as they escorted the Ark of the Covenant down the hill from Abinadab’s house. “Yay God! The Ark of the Covenant is coming home to Jerusalem! The Ark was on a cart. The cart was towed by an ox. Abinadab’s boys, Uzzah and Ahio, guided the…Read More
Is It Okay to Pray That God Blesses You?
I have struggled from time to time with whether or not it’s right to pray, “Lord, bless me.” I mean, He has already blessed me with every spiritual blessing (Ephesians 1:3), right? But recently I’ve been struck with the times in Scripture where people dared to pray “Lord, bless me,” and God honored their prayer.…Read More
3 Invitations from God for You
One of my favorite things is a beautiful invitation. Right? It’s so exciting to be invited to a special event. I remember when Steve and I were living in Sudan receiving an invitation to the US Ambassador’s house for Thanksgiving dinner! What an amazing event that was. Psalm 95 offers us 3 beautiful invitations from…Read More
4 Questions You Can Ask to Perk up Your Time with Jesus
Years ago, I was taught to spend intentional time with Jesus every morning. So, from the time I was about 12, I spent time with Jesus. That practice was called “quiet time.” Now, I like to call that my “facetime” with Jesus because it reminds me to meet with Him face to face. During my…Read More
Our Father Coming Soon!
Hey friends, my new Bible study, Our Father, is coming out soon on April 4th! Click here to pre-order your copy today! Every day, Christians around the world recite the Lord’s Prayer. But could we drink more deeply from this sacred gift? After immersing myself in the Our Father prayer, I have found myself more deeply…Read More
Big news! I’ve got a double-header for you! April 4, 2023, Our Father: A Study of the Lord’s Prayer will release. This is the perfect study for small groups from all denominations. As groups dive into the six invitations found in the Lord’s Prayer, lives will be changed. Pre-order your copy today by clicking HERE! May 2, 2023, Rooted Joy:…Read More
Our Only Hope
When confronted with a recent crisis involving some lost equipment, one of our doctors in Soddo opined, “Our only hope is to put all our hope in God alone.” His comment made me wonder: “Where is my hope?” Like most people, I tend to put a lot of stock in my principles, proficiencies, and persistence.…Read More
Becky’s New Book: Our Father
Hey friends, I am so excited about my new Bible study, Our Father, releasing on April 4th! Every day, Christians around the world recite the Lord’s Prayer. But could we drink more deeply from this sacred gift? After immersing myself in the Our Father prayer, I have found myself more deeply and profoundly in love…Read More
Got Great Faith?
George Müller is one of my historic heroes. He was a German evangelist who felt called to take care of the poorest children in Bristol, England in the 1800’s. He preached to small groups of people and received no salary. Müller felt his only financial support should come voluntarily from people. He prayed and God…Read More
25 Great Questions for Leaders
“Leaders who don’t listen will eventually be surrounded by people who have nothing to say.”Andy Stanley One of the greatest skills leaders can cultivate is the art of great question-asking. Jesus was the Master of great questions: “What do you want me to do for you?” (Mark 10:51). “Who do people say that I am?”…Read More