Restoration: Drop your stone

I started this thing a few years back where I give myself one word per month to focus on. It helps make my transformation and walk to look more like Christ, not seem as overwhelming. If I give myself one characteristic/word to pray over every month, it helps fix my eyes on Jesus through a [...]

For when you think you’re unworthy.

If you’re doubting whether you’re worthy, just remember that because of Christ’s life, blood, sacrifice, death, and resurrection, you are seen as holy and pure in the Lord’s sight. [Ephesians 1:4] Even before He made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in His eyes. While [...]

Anything can happen in a year.

A year ago right around this time I was in Atlanta for company-wide training. It had just hit me I no longer had anyone above me in-market. That I was responsible for leading a team, a position I never desired or wanted. I never wanted to lead a city. A year ago I was crying [...]

Giver of gifts

In the midst of true confession and repentance, you are laid completely bare and vulnerable. You admit the darkest parts of yourself and your sin, and you start the healing process of walking in the freedom the Resurrection brings. As I’ve been walking in that freedom for the first time in my life, I’ve been [...]

Heartbreak.

Recently, when I asked God what He wanted me to be working on right now to look more like Him, I sensed Him say: Humility & Gentleness. Panicking and defeated, I prayed, “I can’t do that on my own, I have no idea where or how to start.” And in true God fashion, when we [...]

4 || So that His glory comes – Training Ground

I have recently been paying more attention to “so that” sentences in the Bible. The one that I always go back to is: [John 14:29] I have told you now before it happens, so that when it does happen you will believe. I love this. It takes the glory and pride off myself, and gives [...]

3 || Allow the Pruning – Training Ground

The Training Ground Series – Small battles now prepare us for bigger battles later.  Are You Willing to Fight? – Fighting now produces perseverance later. Warriors Train with Weapons of Praise – Sing His praises and declare thanks for what He is doing now and how He is preparing what’s to come. [John 15:1-8] “I am the true vine, and [...]