Building material 

“But why do you call Me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do the things which I say? Whoever comes to Me, and hears My sayings and does them, I will show you whom he is like: He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when…

Death draws us close

Oftentimes we get to know our family members or we are all in the same place and country when someone dies. Death has a way of bringing us close, even closer than a wedding. For the past week I have witnessed my family come together as never before. We have made time for play, for the…

Love wants to be near

We have all heard and know that God is love, but really what does that mean to us? Let’s take a moment to think about this… God is love, but what does love require of me? God (love) requires relationship and intimate fellowship with each of us. Love want to be close! If you love someone wouldn’t…

Influential Counsel

It’s so easy for me to talk to God than be vulnerable with the people in my life. My rational is “well God won’t judge me and he won’t mislead me”. Given my past experiences, I am careful to not make a bad choice that I try not to act without the prompting of the spirit….

Establishing covenant relationships 

We need covenant people in our lives as christians, these people meet us at our point of need. They speak to us by the leading of the spirit, they speak into our lives by their experiences and directing us in christ principles. They are there to judge us upward and not down, a hand in…