Why Christians Need to Stop Silly Fights

"What are the benefits of public school," a person asked on Twitter. I answered, "You learn how to get along with people who are different from you." Instantly without any notice I was ambushed on Twitter by home schoolers who thought I said 'home-schooling is Satanic.' I said nothing about home-schooling. I answered a question…Read more Why Christians Need to Stop Silly Fights

When God Comes to a Group of Teenagers

The smell of garbage permeated my dark bedroom. I wanted to die. I wanted to kill myself. As I wept in that dark smelly bedroom, a presence drifted into the room. Suddenly I was overcome by peace, joy, love and I knew that someone cared about me. A voice spoke from that presence and said,…Read more When God Comes to a Group of Teenagers

Don’t Forget God is Big and He Wants the World

Last night I shared with my son, Alex, how God is expansive and ginormous and His heart to reach people. "We have a big world out there Alex and God wants the world in His house." I had just returned from Chicago and saw firsthand the enormity of God and His heart. I actually saw…Read more Don’t Forget God is Big and He Wants the World

How God Remembers When People Forget You

I went from sitting on the front row in church to sitting in the foyer with a fussy child in a matter of years. I went from getting calls daily from ministry leaders to being a nobody. Stepping out of the inner circle of ministry and being on the prayer team to the foyer was…Read more How God Remembers When People Forget You

When You Can’t Fight for Yourself

Eleven years ago prayer Pastor Steve Gray prayed for my daughter DÁndra at World Revival Church. I was in the hospital and a few of my friends knew that she had Down syndrome. A medical team stood ready in case she had a hole in her heart. I didn't know what to expect. DÁndra didn't…Read more When You Can’t Fight for Yourself

God restores a son to his mother

Deuteronomy 28:32 Your sons and daughters will be given to another nation, and you will wear out your eyes watching for them day after day, powerless to lift a hand. 33 A people that you do not know will eat what your land and labor produce, and you will have nothing but cruel oppression all your days.…Read more God restores a son to his mother