Sometimes life sucks. I’m not talking about debilitating illness or tragic losses or accidents that complicate life and strain finances or betrayals of loyalty and love that hit us like a freight train with sadness and weight. These are the kind of things that are more than painful. They are frightening. And they are soul … More Loving Through Hurt
After the nation watches a man die, . . . the call for a nation to repent. A Mid-Day Prayer for Revival (from the summer of 2020) “Lord, today has been a day of wicked responsesto wicked acts by men with power in Minneapolis.There are some among us who delight in chaos,who use wickedness as … More When a Prayer from 2020 Breaks Your Heart Again
Crying Out to God for Deliverance from Ourselves. American Christians need to come to grips with the fact that God wants our humiliation before Him. He wants to strip us of our pride so that we would humbly bow before Him and gain a new vision of His glory and majesty and new purpose for … More A Mid-Day Prayer for Revival
“Lord Jesus, we can do nothing without You.We are so satiated with our comforts, and toys and games, and achievements, and power.We fail to take up our cross, we fail to speak, we fail to live with a zeal and passion for You and Your … More A Mid-day Prayer of Confession
So much of this blog has been about prayer. There are more articles on prayer and revival and repentance over the last 11 years than any other topic. And it is to stories like the link below to which every one of those posts were aimed. Please, please click on the link below and read … More Prayer, Repentance, Prayer, Revival
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge,But he who hates reproof is stupid. Proverbs 12:1 Ours is a culture that hates discipline. It does not want to know the precepts of God. It rejects the commands of a law giving God. It hates to be confronted on the wickedness of its choices. And as a result, it … More What we love makes us wise, or stupid.
Isaiah 5:20 “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! Indisputable facts: When biological men are called women because they “identify as female” When biological women are called men because they “identify as male” When men … More Living Under a Prophetic “Woe”
35 And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction. 36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. 37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but … More Do Missionaries Deserve Our Support?
Next to the Last Song, Side BNO COMPROMISE LP, by Keith Green The next to the last song on the album is the only song not written by Keith or Melody Green. It is actually a cover of a song by Jamie Owens-Collins from the Jesus Movement era. But in Keith’s hands and heart, it … More How Does a Lover Sing?
Christmas is near. I love it when I find or someone sends me new artists or songs of praise that have substance to their thinking. I’m so tired of “Christian songs” that are more about the singer than they are about Jesus and the Kingdom. Songs with good theology that exalt the Living God, the … More O Come, All You UNfaithful