Kingdom work

When I go to work, I’m going to the Kingdom. I’m not working for the King, I’m working with the King. The Kingdom is not restrained to the walls of the Church. -Kris Vallotton Many days, I used to drag myself to work. But its not that I don’t love my jobs, for I do. Rather itsContinue reading “Kingdom work”

when the pain cries out to be heard

I woke up this morning to my worst overall pain day in a long while. I am not going to tell you exactly what hurts, because I had a revelation about pain earlier today I need to share. I have spent too much of my life listening to pain’s voice speak louder than God’s voice.Continue reading “when the pain cries out to be heard”

when the road seems too long…the wise men

As long as the road would have seemed to Joseph & Mary, there were those on a quest who took even longer to arrive in Bethlehem. After Jesus was born in Bethlehem village, Judah territory— this was during Herod’s kingship—a band of scholars arrived in Jerusalem from the East. They asked around, “Where can weContinue reading “when the road seems too long…the wise men”

when God arrives in your brokeness

Tonight, we remember Jesus born of Mary, bundled to keep warm, resting after His big arrival in an animal’s feeding trough. Not quite the King sized bed you and I expected for the most important king in history. God knew one thing that would make all the difference with the arrival of Jesus. We needContinue reading “when God arrives in your brokeness”

look up

When I feel low, its usually because I have taken my eyes off of God. When God is in His proper place, and I acknowledge how big, strong, mighty my God is, I can’t help but look up to Him. Focusing on the problem makes it block out my view of God. It doesn’t meanContinue reading “look up”