in His strength

Last night, I stepped out of my comfort zone and took part in a 12 hour worship burn…where we offered God praise and worship for 12 hours straight. Six teams, 2 hours each. As a vocalist, usually two hours is a good maximum for keeping your voice strong without too much strain. I had the … More in His strength

safe-house

God’s a safe-house for the battered, a sanctuary during bad times. The moment you arrive, you relax; you’re never sorry you knocked.- Psalm 9:9-10 (MSG) Feeling battered by turbulence about you? Seeking shelter from the swirling storm? Head for Home. God Himself is our Home, our safe-house in times of trouble. He is the sanctuary for our … More safe-house

call on His name

The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to Him and are safe. Proverbs 18:10 Not only is God Himself our stronghold, our safe refuge, but His very name is a strong fortress! Have you ever faced something so mind-numbing, grief-paralyzing or shockingly painful that the only word you could speak … More call on His name

beaten not defeated

I’m pressed but not crushed persecuted not abandoned Struck down but not destroyed I’m blessed beyond the curse for His promise will endure for His joy’s gonna be my strength Though the sorrow may last for the night, joy comes in the morning! –Darrell Evans, Trading my Sorrows When I fail or slide the slippery … More beaten not defeated