God's Spirit · God's Word · This is Living

Receive the Holy Spirit. What it looks like: then and now

“Do not banish me from your presence, and don’t take your Holy Spirit from me.” – Psalm 51:11 NLT King David in prayer after Nathan the prophet confronted David about his committing adultery with Bathsheba.  If I’m going to do brave this year and step in it, I might as well do it big.  I CAN’T… Continue reading Receive the Holy Spirit. What it looks like: then and now

God's Spirit · Healing · Videos

This Encounter with the Spiritual will Intrigue YOU

Listen to this short podcast.  You have to, have to, have to, have to!!  Shawn Bolz began a podcast called Exploring the Prophetic.  For each show (are podcasts considered shows?) he interviews people he knows who live their lives hearing the voice of God.  If you’re not familiar with Shawn, he hears God’s voice uniquely… Continue reading This Encounter with the Spiritual will Intrigue YOU

God's Word · This is Living

The Hard Way Needs Jesus

With my last posts, you see I’ve insisted on learning lessons the hard way.  But I AM learning.  Slower in some areas than others, but steady progress is still progress and I’ll take it.  After spending Spring and Summer semesters of 2017 at the University of Hard Knocks, I saw real improvement.  I cruised through both… Continue reading The Hard Way Needs Jesus

God's Word · Life Stories

Choosing Responsive Obedience When Really, You Just Want to Nap

I can’t tell you how much I don’t want to coöperate with my new personal trainer. Yes, I can.  Oh! let me tell you how much I DON’T WANT TO DO IT.  Any of it. I want to read about it and learn the technical terms for each part of my body and how they… Continue reading Choosing Responsive Obedience When Really, You Just Want to Nap