The Spirit of Fear by Jack Hayford

In the old King James, 1 John 4:18 reads, "Fear hath torment." Another way I have thought about this throughout the years is that “fear hath torpedoes.” This is because the spirit of fear will take potshots at you and me every chance it gets. And maybe without even realizing it, we begin to duck … Continue reading The Spirit of Fear by Jack Hayford

God in Your Future

I've entered into a new season in my life and ministry recently.  Sometimes new seasons can be exciting!  But sometimes they can be intimidating when you don't know exactly what they're going to look like!  As I was praying about my future, God gave me what's below.  I hope it blesses you as much as … Continue reading God in Your Future

Live Love, Part 4

Who Do We Love We love God. (1John 4:19 KJV)  We love him, because he first loved us. We love strangers. (Deuteronomy 10:19 KJV) Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. We love enemies. (Matthew 5:44 KJV)  But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse … Continue reading Live Love, Part 4

When Peace Snoozes, Part 2

Jesus' Example Jesus is our perfect example of everything godly, including peace.  We never see in the Bible examples of Him running around in distress.  Why should He be stressed and anxious?  He knew His authority over evil, so He had no reason to fear. He had faith in God’s ability to protect Him, regardless … Continue reading When Peace Snoozes, Part 2

Let Your Enemy Hear Your Voice

It was a quiet Saturday afternoon as I cuddled up with my Bible in my tiny second-story apartment living room.  Quiet, until I heard heavy footsteps outside on the porch that joined my apartment to my neighbor’s.  Two male voices proceeded to carry on an animated conversation outside my front door. Frowning, I went to … Continue reading Let Your Enemy Hear Your Voice

How to Overcome Self-Consciousness

Now begins the crazy schedule leading into June!  Writing my normal blog once a week is going to be a little more challenging with a week of our church's SuperKids Camp, family vacation, and appointments filling the weeks.   So I've decided to share an article on one of my favorite subjects.  It's written by … Continue reading How to Overcome Self-Consciousness