Wake Up Church!

Brothers and Sisters – It is time we stopped living in denial. The world is decaying around us, and we choose to look away or blame certain entities or circumstances. It’s time to look at the truth. Look behind the guns, the alcohol, and the drugs. Look into the eyes of a lost soul. A soul, lost in this world, who feels alone, dejected, rejected, … Read more

Teach Us to Number Our Days

Teach us to number our days, so that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:12 One of the best things I learned to help me in the New Year came from a Christian author and speaker that I was privileged to hear last year. He spoke at The Academy for Spiritual Formation in Alabama. What you are about to hear sounds ghastly, but … Read more

The Calling on Your Life

Make no mistake – You have a calling on your life. A calling is a term that I love to use because it means there is something on this earth God has chosen you to do! You have a purpose in this life, and He has given you the gifts and passion to complete your mission. You don’t get to choose your talents, and while … Read more

Breaking Down the Natural Barrier of Fear

I have been a nurse for more than 40 years. Several years ago when my husband Trip suffered a terrible injury, I became aware of the difference in the perception of healthcare providers. Not having practiced at the bedside for more than 20 years, I was suddenly on the “other side” of care. I became aware of those who encourage and promote healing, and those … Read more

My Worst Performance Ever

I remember the night very clearly: I had prepared for weeks and was ready for this presentation. What an honor to bring God’s message to such a powerful group of people. These were cancer survivors, and my message was of hope. I was well versed in my topic, and would be including the story about Jezebel and how fear tries to overcome our faith. I … Read more