Join in: Beloved Prayer for the Persecuted (Listen in, April Edition)

Hello you people who love others in distress as though it was you or your own loved ones. I appreciate you, I see you, and am grateful for your hearts. Your vision and your work matters, we need you. I hope to come alongside you today by sharing another recording from Beloved Prayers, prayer seventeen. Press play below if you’d like to join me. Thank you for being here, for.. Read More

The Way You Sent Angels to Jesus…

Hello to you from our home and some very wintry days. We hope you are staying warm and well wherever this finds you and praying it never gets ordinary to any of us that we get to hear Jesus’ prayers or what happened when He did. Here’s the passage we’re pondering this week: Jesus prayed: “‘Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but.. Read More

Wanna Pray for the persecuted? Here’s some company. (Listen in)

The work is not yet finished, let’s stay faithful—together. “Let the word of Messiah dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms, and hymns and spiritual songs with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” ~Colossians 3:16 As noted in the title of this post, I do have another recording of a prayer for you this week. This comes from Beloved Prayers, prayer fourteen. Press.. Read More

Wanna pray for the persecuted? Here’s some company. (Listen In)

I wondered tonight if it might be of interest to share with you a journal entry I made during part of the process of finishing the writing of Beloved Prayers this summer. (The whole book took me five years.) Do you ever struggle to keep your attention focused when you come to prayer? This was only one such occasion for me. August, 2020: A strange thing just happened.Jealousy, while writing.. Read More

Light & Sparks of Light

“Remember, our Message is not about ourselves; we’re proclaiming Jesus the Messiah, the Master. All we are is messengers, errand runners from Jesus for you. It started when God said, “Light up the darkness!” and our lives filled up with light as we saw and understood God in the face of Christ, all bright and beautiful.”- 2 Corinthians 4:5-6 Hello Friends, It’s now been a little while since you last.. Read More

Peace on Earth, A Reality to Pray For?

Our prayer group this week will meditate on the words, Christ is all and in all. Then we have to make a choice—do we believe it? Not, do we say it, think it, regurgitate it. Do we believe it? “Let us make revolutionists and terrorists a matter of prayerful concern, asking that they may use their energies in the service of peaceful reforms.” — Richard Wurmbrand When I get too.. Read More

Love Conquers All

My beloved is mine, and I am his; He pastures his flock among the lilies. ~ Song of Songs 2:16 God’s story is a love story. We can read His story in the Scripture, behold it in the seasons, wonder over it in the oceans and maybe more than anywhere else, we can catch glimpses of His great love in our relationships, the completely broken and the less broken ones. The completely broken ones point the way, even.. Read More

About the Accuser: Through the Children’s Eyes (edition 5)

The accuser comes against the productive, alive, soul. Job, of the Bible, in the land of Uz, was one of these. The first thing we learn of him, that is repeated by God himself, is that he, “was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil.”(Job 1:1,8) What does this kind of life look like? Here’s a picture of it from the book of Job: “… I delivered the poor.. Read More