Oddballs for Christ?

With my lips I declare all the rules of your mouth. In the way of your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches. Psalm 119:13-14 ESV Fifteen years ago this month my life changed forever. For six years my husband and I had been ministering to college age adults out of our home … Continue reading Oddballs for Christ?

Outside the Box

Has God ever called you to do something, or to a ministry, which was “outside the box”? To something unconventional by human standards? To something that didn’t fit in with the norms of institutional religion? And, you knew, that by accepting this call on your life, that you were going to face the possibility of … Continue reading Outside the Box

Are You Hated?

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 2:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Were You There?” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read John 15:18-25 (ESV). “If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love … Continue reading Are You Hated?

Called as Saints

Sunday, April 16, 2017, 6:38 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Broken and Contrite.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Romans 1:1-17 (NASB). Obedience of Faith (vv. 1-7) Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which He promised … Continue reading Called as Saints

Unlawful to Practice

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 12:36 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “His Tender Mercies.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Acts 16:16-34 (NIV). Before the Magistrates (vv. 16-21) Once when we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a female slave who had a … Continue reading Unlawful to Practice