My response to Dave Ramsey’s Waffle House Advice

I was speechless after I watched clips of Dave Ramsey speaking at Elevation Church. I’m never shocked by what I hear from the stage of Elevation anymore, but Dave surprised me. I shouldn’t be so easily surprised. Click here to watch the clip I disagree with Dave’s contempt towards leaving a gospel tract. There is […]

Testing my fruit

The moment I bit into the grape I spit it in the trash. It was mushy and flavorless. The rest of the grapes were perfection – so firm they had a slight crunch to them and oozing with juiciness. A few days later, I pulled that same bowl of grapes from the fridge to pack […]

The Girl I Turned Away

“Not again,” I muttered as I climbed the steps to answer the door. The large tote the girl carried told me all I needed to know about the visitor. Over the last two weeks, we’ve bought several stashes of candies and cookie doughs that we certainly don’t need. The members of my family simply can’t […]

When You Hear of Wars and Rumors of War, Be Still & Know

A few thoughts today, friends. The news is scary, God’s Word is sure and steady. He doesn’t shake when the world shakes. He is immovable, and by His power, so are we. Stay firm, stay true, stay focused on Him more than the news. He is good and fully in control. Here’s a video where […]

Your Silent Competitor

Here’s what I know about me, in the face of competition I know I can’t win, I draw back. I’m not the competitive type who digs deep and goes all in if I don’t think I have a chance to win. Now, I will push hard until the moment I realize there is no winning […]

Does Fear Keep You From Giving Generously?

Do you ever struggle with giving generously because you feel you need to be “safe” and fill your own reserves? If so, you are in good company. Several years ago one of my sons modeled to me full faith giving. He had no fear of giving all he had for God’s purposes. In 1 Kings […]