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Jesus, Our Oasis

I love this translation of the famous words of Jesus in the book of Matthew:  “Are you weary, carrying a heavy burden? Come to me.  I will refresh your life, for I am your oasis.” (TPT, Matt 11:28). In most…

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LET THERE BE LIGHT IN 2022

At the end of 2021 I was asking God what he wanted to say to me about 2022.  He highlighted some themes from the book of Revelation, chapter 22.   Jesus is presented in that chapter as the light of heaven…

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The Beauty of Unity - WE LIVE IN YOU

One of the most beautiful God-mysteries is the interwoven life of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit—The Holy Trinity.  This is the only perfectly functional family!   They live in a continual outpouring of mutual love, trust, honor and friendship.  They…

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THE KISS OF GOD

Here is the first verse of my song The Power is in the Kiss: 

The power is not in a top down ultimatum 

It’s not in the angry raising of your fist 

The power is not in…

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My Great Reward

Abraham is one of my favorite Bible characters.  He walked a very long journey of faith.   God made very great promises to him:  2 “I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make…

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God is Stirring the Waters

In John 5, we read the story of the man who was sick for 38 years, and was waiting for his healing.  He was lying among the hundreds of sick who were gathered at this pool in Bethesda.  Jesus asked…

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Unlock Love with Your Eyes and Words

Unlock Love, post #3

Unlocking love can’t happen unless we are seeing God everywhere and acknowledging him with words.  By opening the gates of our eyes, emotions, ears and minds to God-reality, and marvelling at the miracles all around us…

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The Corona Virus is a Crown that will Not Last 

The Coronavirus gets its name from the word ‘corona’ which means crown in Latin and in Spanish.  Coronavirus has a series of crown-like spikes on its surface, which is the reason for the name. 

Names are significant.  In the midst…

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Do you think God is patient with you?

Unlock Love, post #2 

“Love is patient…”  This is the first descriptor of love Paul gives us in the famous “love chapter” from his letter to the Corinthians.  If God is love, and love is patient, then God is patient…

Angel Ambassadors

I love this picture of the angel over the city for several reasons.  It depicts angels as being real, powerful, and very concerned about our cities and the people that live in them.  The sweet, fluffy angels you see on…

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Sailing Free

This Saturday, March 14, I will release a new song called “Sailing Free.”  As a kid, I had the good fortune of enjoying the sport of sailing.  My Dad restored and built a few boats that we sailed in the…