Devotionals

Selfish Needs and God’s Purpose

I have been selfish. I have made mad plans for my life from the time that I was a little girl. Plans to be a singer, an artist, a teacher and architect followed me. Plans to travel, walk where the Patriarchs treaded and queens prayed to Jesus, and to stand under the shadows of the… Read More Selfish Needs and God’s Purpose

Devotionals

Dying to Self, Living in Christ

Revival. What are you willing to give up for the one thing that is worth everything? Christ gave it all… life, prosperity, livelihood, and ease. He traveled with the uneducated, relied on the hospitality of strangers, fasted in the desert, fought off temptations, and then died on a tree with criminals. Jesus gave it all,… Read More Dying to Self, Living in Christ

Devotionals

Following Peter

The seas have been rocky most of my life. I hold tight to the rail in case I am flung to the deck. I grab on to my loved ones in case the sea tries to pull them in. I deny queasiness and avoid looking too deep into the blue. It’s too dreadful to think… Read More Following Peter