• If You Look Up What Will You See?

    What will you see in each moment if you take your eyes off of the world, the situation, and person before you and look up to see what God is doing and how He is guiding you? How would you live your life if you looked to God to direct you instead of relying on logic, emotions, and opinions? Would your attitude and choices change if your focus was no longer on you - your joys, hurts, wants, and ambitions, but on others instead? Would you show up differently and perhaps be far less envious, fearfu…

  • Prayer

    Prayer is precious time spent with God; in His holy presence of truth, love & grace. It is a blessed opportunity to seek & adhere to His will. Prayer is a time of great intimacy where the Heavenly Father and His children connect and bond through the sharing of their hearts. A time where the child gives their heart, and where more importantly God reveals His. Prayer is sacred ground that God's children walk in faith to offer Him their gratitude, praise, innermost thoughts, struggles, hurts,…

  • Faith

    Hebrews 11:6 tells us that it is our faith that pleases God and without faith, it is impossible to please Him. This testifies to the truth and depth of God's goodness and love for His children, and how He chooses to relate and interact with His kin. Faith is how God the Eternal Father chooses to lead and look after His own. Children not created to be independent from their Father, as distant and impersonal subjects far removed, but beloved children destined to be united with, guided by, and care…

  • Close The Chapter.

    Don't attempt to reopen or redo a chapter of your life that God concluded. We are not called to continuously relive yesterday, but to dwell in the newness of today. In Isaiah 43:19, God declares that He is doing a "new thing" in our life and He summons us to "see" it. This "new thing" is taking place in the here and now, but we can't live in it until we perceive it. This means that God has done all He desired and needed to do to bring the new dawn to us, but we must be willing to see, accept and…

  • CALL TO ACTION.

    Many are waiting on God to move, while God is waiting for many to move. Sometimes the very miracles that we are praying for God to perform, He is looking to us to be the willing and selfless vessels that He performs them through. We were created in the image of God to lovingly and courageously reflect Him in this world so that all may know and experience Him when they encounter us. This means that we can't ignore our responsibility as His sons and daughters to love. We are God's hands and fee…

  • LIVE COURAGEOUSLY.

    God commands us to "Be Courageous" not because He is a rigid and uncaring God that dropped us off into the world and then abandoned us. But because He created us to be His fearless children and the majestic life that He created us to live takes courageous faith to fulfill (2Timothy1:7). He also knew that at times this world can be harsh, unruly, unforgiving, and would knock us down so He prepares us in the way required to not just survive but to thrive. We live in a time that demands resilienc…

  • LET GO.

    It takes courage to let go of the old to make room for the new. Unless you are willing to surrender what "was" in your life - you will never walk into what "is" yet to be. God has a great new future planned for you, but often times we, not other people are our own worse enemies as we shackle ourselves to the things of the past by continually dragging yesterday's shortfalls, hurts and thinking into today. God tells us to cast our cares upon Him so He can free us and bring about a new tomorrow…

  • Every Season Has Purpose.

    Be courageous enough to walk by faith through every season of your life, regardless if some are more uncomfortable and challenging. For even when you can't see the profound purpose that a season serves, you need to trust the goodness and faithfulness of God who does not allow even one moment of your life to be without profound meaning and great value. God created all things in, for and with purpose and He does not overlook or omit even one moment in your life from His victorious reign and pla…

  • To Be Used.

    Will you be courageous enough to allow God to use for the specific purposes He created you for? To use you for His glory wherever, whenever, however and for whoever He sees fit to accomplish His will - regardless of the cost to love and selflessly place the needs of other's first? We cannot "be used" for the greater things of God if answering "yes" to His call depends on us controlling how we are used; the what, where, when, why and who. When we courageously answer "yes" to God's assignments,…

  • NO EXCEPTIONS.

    Jesus died to free the world - no exceptions. Anyone who feels that they or someone else is too far gone and unworthy of God possibly being able to love, forgive and free them is wrong, and they should take refuge in the words Jesus said while hanging in agony on the cross. Jesus cries out “Father forgive them for they know not what they do”. This provides evidence of His love, selflessness and compassionate desire to die for us to pay the full price to free us. Jesus' words are said in th…

  • Active Participants.

    God is not looking for holy spectators but seeks followers who earnestly pursue Him and are courageous stewards of His love. The Sovereign God and Almighty Creator does not aspire to be remote, unreachable, unavailable and separated from His creation but to Father and be one with His children. Many people miss God's desire for unity and they remain distant. God created us with the intention of sharing the fullness of His entire being in a continuous, interactive, participative, and intimat…

  • Overcome the Crowd.

    Are you courageous enough to overcome the "crowd" to fulfill your destiny? The "crowd" is anyone or anything, physically or mentally that makes you feel that you aren't good enough and tries to steal your purpose, hope and joy. The "crowd" tries to limit you, break you, and hold you down by deceitfully making you feel small, ashamed, or fearful. The "crowd" has no power over you as long as you stand in faith. God is greater than any "crowd", and He wants you to surrender this so He can free y…

  • BE STILL.

    It takes courage to be still. Still enough to know God. We live in a culture where being quiet and still is undervalued and discouraged, as we are usually multitasking, pre-occupied with daily routines, and are accessible 24/7 and constantly connected to social media. Even the best-intended advice tells us to keep on moving for fear of becoming irrelevant or being seen as weak if we stop and rest. Contrary to the world, God actually tells us to stop everything to draw into the power, peac…

  • IT'S TIME.

    It's time for the children of God to answer the call of God so they can be greatly used by God. A call to compassionately and courageously walk by faith in the grace of God's love, wisdom and strength - for this is the fullness of who we are and what we are called to do. It's time for the children of God to stand in and for truth. It's time for the children of God to intimately know their Father, confidently trust Him, earnestly rever Him, and faithfully abide in His presence. For only when w…

  • INTIMACY.

    God does not call you into a long distance, casual and temporary relationship with Him, but into a personal and intimate relationship where you abide with Him now and for eternity. He desires you to encounter the fullness of His profound agape love through Jesus Christ. Don't be afraid to bare yourself naked in front of God for He is faithful and you can trust Him with your every need. He is the loving Father who calls you His own. He created you, chose you and appointed you to be His ch…

  • God Conversation.

    Prayer is a personal and intimate conversation between Father and child, Creator and created and Master and servant. Prayer is God's personal gift to His children so they can intimately and personally communicate with Him directly and be in communion with Him. It is a time to confidently draw into the presence of God, knowing that when we approach Him, He gives us His undivided attention and lovingly listens to every word that we say taking it all to heart. God takes joy in His children and …

  • Nothing is Impossible.

    With God, nothing is impossible (Luke 1:37). This is a straightforward and factual statement of truth that should be taken literally and firmly believed, for it requires no further interpretation, and should never be trivialized, dismissed, questioned or doubted. This is how magnificent God is - believe it. For with God you are never hopeless, for He is never taken off guard and there is no situation beyond His control. There is also no sin beyond His redeeming mercy, for God is the Mighty Cre…

  • Raise Your Voice.

    Circumstances and people may change, but remember that the truth never does and you must courageously raise your voice to speak your truth even in the midst of life's storms. Don't silently hold your breath in fear waiting for the storm to pass but stand steadfast in faith trusting God and speaking His very words over your life -expecting them to come to pass. The faithful God says that His word will never return to Him void, but that it powerfully and victoriously accomplishes everything…

  • Just Because.

    Do you seek God "just because" you desire to be in the "presence" of the Almighty God to worship the Magnificent Creator of Heaven and Earth, or do you draw to Him "only because" you are after His "presents"? Do you demand, seek out and chase after the comforts, attachments, and acceptance of the world over the purposes, processes, and plans of the Heavenly Master? Do you seek God first in all things and everything "just because" you love Him? We know that wherever our treasure is, is where …

  • Where You Belong.

    We were intimately and beautifully created by God for God. Created by His hands in His image out of His love and perfect thoughts to abide in Him. There is no where else you belong but in the presence of God. Created by a Father who desired to share His life and very being with us and created us for His will to be done through us. A Father who gives us His Spirit, and desires to return His children back to their intended nature of love and intimacy with Him. Separated from God we will never …

  • Be Convinced.

    Most people are convinced that God their creator has a divine purpose for their life, but are "not convinced" that His plans provide more meaning, rewards, and joy in their life than their own plans (Jeremiah 29:11). Many are "not convinced" that the greatest version of themselves is revealed by walking in faith to do the "will" of God; as this is the only place that one can fully "be" exactly who they were created to "be". They are "not convinced" that there is only one path of destiny and …

  • Faith or Fear.

    What do you place your trust in and allow to rule over your life? Matthew 6:24 tells us that we can not serve two masters, as we will hate one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. This holds true concerning "faith and fear" as it is impossible for both to simultaneously have your focus and direct your life. Whether you are conscious of it or not, at all times, your thoughts, words, and actions are always drawn from a place of either faith or fear. Fear shackles us t…

  • Walk Where God Leads.

    Make no mistake, you were powerfully and purposefully created by God for God. And you can expect Him to close any doors that you try to walk through outside of your destiny. Including doors that you are determined to pry open as they represent the safe territory that you desperately try to remain in. Let us walk where God leads, instead of becoming distracted and discouraged by the doors that He thoughtfully shuts as He redirects, refocuses and rejuvenates us. God constructed flawless plan…

  • Come Boldly.

    Hebrews 4:16 tells us that our Father desires us to "come boldly before His throne of grace". Boldness not comprised of personal strength and arrogance, but rooted in the confidence of God's divinity, love, faithfulness and provision. The throne of "grace" referenced is the embodiment and manifestation of God's powerful love that we can expect Him to extend for us to victoriously walk in as we fulfill our destiny by accomplishing His will. The Father's love is pure, perfect, unconditional, and…

  • Run Your Race.

    We must courageously "run our race" in life to move forward, or we risk letting life pass us by as we stand still and don't live to our potential. At times we don't realize that we have stopped running our race in faith and are living life at levels less than God created us for, as we shrink succumbing to visible circumstances, past mistakes and experiences, fear, doubt, the limitations of small thinking or the deceitful words of others. Or perhaps we have settled for a life of routine and medi…

  • In Pursuit Of.

    Subconsciously our deepest desire and what we are "in pursuit of" is a life filled with the presence of God's agape love, as without it we are incomplete. This fact remains whether or not we consciously recognize, appreciate or pursue it. For in God we live and move and have our being (Acts 17:28). God is love and love is God, and He created us in His image as a powerful expression of His love to express His love. Therefore, giving and receiving love is the core of who we are, and living outsi…

  • To Be Made Whole.

    Do you want to be made whole? In John 5:1-15, Jesus approaches a man who is unable to walk and has been laying by the "healing" pool of Bethesda for the last 38 years. Knowing this, Jesus poses this very question to the man, as His desire to heal the man goes beyond just enabling him to walk, but He wants to gloriously physically and spiritually heal the man "to be whole" in every area of his life. Jesus also wants this man to confirm his desire ''to be made whole" and to give up his life "layi…

  • Answer the Call.

    Will you "answer the call" when Jesus calls you to follow Him? In Matthew 4:19-20, Jesus interrupts two unsuspecting brothers with an invitation to follow Him. At once, these brothers who were busy fishing, willingly leave their nets and follow Him. In Matthew 4: 21-22, Jesus approaches two other brothers who are also fishermen and are preparing nets in a boat with their father. Jesus calls them to "follow Him", and these two brothers not only immediately leave their nets and boat, but also le…

  • Dying to Live.

    Stories about people who only began living a deeper life when faced with death, and a documentary of a lady dying of cancer desperately begging viewers to "wake up and live today" shook me. All of this making me question if we were even capable of effectively recognizing, receiving, experiencing and living life to the depth of its intended beauty and in the greater purpose that fulfills us. I began to recall famous and highly talented celebrities who outwardly seemed to have it all and …

  • Love Overlooked.

    1 Corinthians 13 tells us of the type of love that God has for us and the significance of this call to love on our lives: Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. And only faith, hope and love rem…

  • God Underrated.

    We underrate God when we live in our own strength, outside of His presence and live apart from Him. I am amazed at how many times I have underrated God by only seeking His presence in Sunday church visits, and how prideful I was thinking that I was self-sufficient and knew a better way to live than the Creator of my life. I squeezed God out of my life by being too busy to pray, and confined Him to be the God of 911 emergencies as I didn't understand what His significance was in my life, and af…

  • Child Of God.

    Do you believe that greater is He that is in you than He that is in this world (1 John 4:4)? Out of love the divine and Almighty God intricately created you in His image, carved you in the palm of His hand, sees you as precious, personally summoned you by name, intimately numbered every hair on your head, calls you His "beloved" child, gave His only Son to die for you, and His Spirit powerfully dwells within you. This fact does not change that He chose you to be His child, but do you honestly b…

  • Jesus Our Saviour.

    Out of love God sent us His only Son to be our Saviour, Jesus Christ, as God desired to save the world not condemn it (John 3:16-17) I remember when I realized the need for a personal Saviour, and not just a God to talk to others about, admire from far away or call out to in 911 emergencies. I needed a God to embrace me, restore me, heal me, and put back together all of my broken pieces like only our loving Eternal Father can. I was exhausted from doing things in my own strength, making the sa…

  • It Is Finished.

    It is hard to fully comprehend the lengths that God went through to provide for us: to meet our every need, to heal our every wound, forgive our every sin, to restore us in every way, and that all of these things He actually "already" did (past tense!). He has nothing left to do for us. It is simply up to us now to receive these things through faith. God set everything in place to fully support your existence when He imagined you and placed you in this world for His glory. Every need and probl…