What You Have to Do for God isn’t so Great

Many times we Christians set each other up for disappointment. The primary response to the announcement of our move was: “That’s so exciting! I know God is going to use you in a great way! You have big things ahead!” {Ok, one person did tell us that we were being irresponsible and flippant about moving…

21-days of sacrifice

Ever since God placed the word “sacrifice” on my heart, the practice of fasting has flirted around the edges of my consciousness. I am afraid to admit that at the age of 30, and as someone who has been a Christian for almost as long, I have never really fasted. The last couple of weeks have…

Checking In

The new year smell is starting to fade. What once appeared shiny, flawless and brilliant is slowly slipping into dull, scuffed and ordinary. Words, resolutions, goals that brought a sense of hope, destiny and purpose now have to be lived out in the day-to-day. We’re a little over one week into 2011, how are you…

Living out Sacrifice

I normally don’t post on a Saturday, but a friend of mine pointed out today’s entry from “My Utmost for His Highest” by Oswald Chambers. It goes along so perfectly with what God has been speaking to me about Abide and Sacrifice, I wanted to share it here. Hope you’re all having a wonderful weekend! Abraham…