Finding Crowns

Last week my six year old came dancing into the kitchen wearing a fancy dress and asking me for a crown. “Do I have a crown?” I asked her. “Yes!” she exclaimed, and proceeded to explain to me what I should be finding for her. Sure enough, said crown was nestled in a a bag […]

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The Many Faces of Worship

My daughter Rebecca is taking a class on the history of worship, and one of her assignments was to do a word study on the word “worship” in order to develop a richer understanding of what worship means. Today’s churches typically use the word “worship” to communicate a time of song-filled praise, but it is […]

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God’s Promise When the World Falls Apart

I drove my husband’s car yesterday. The radio was on and I’m not sure whose program was on, but it was talking about decisions that are coming before our Congress, and this man’s opinions were scary. Couple that with Beauty Beyond Bones post about what is happening on the streets of New York City, and […]

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The Woman Whose Miracle Began an Evangelistic Explosion

I was going through an old memory drive because I have been updating high school transcripts for college entrance (home-schoolers), and I ran across devotional notes. I had forgotten about them, but as I read through, I rediscovered a gem. The Bible tells us of many real people, often times in what seems like just […]

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The Biggest Take-Away: Awakening Pure Worship

I have been reading Jeff Deyo’s book, Awakening Pure Worship, and just turned the last page… it is a sort of end of one chapter in my life and the beginning of something new. Done with one thing, and holding out waiting hands to see what God wants to do next. Worship. Jeff Deyo was […]

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