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Who Do You See?

Have you ever had someone draw a caricature picture of you? Usually at tourist traps or carnivals, you can pay an artist to do this. Generally, what happens is: they take your most prominent features and exaggerate them out of proportion, into something that is usually comical. I was pondering  the all-to-common vitriol these days … Continue reading

What You Say REALLY Matters!

“See to it, brothers and sisters, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God. But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called “Today,” so that none of you may be hardened by sinʼs deceitfulness. We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we … Continue reading

Affection-Based Obedience

[This post is part of a 40-day season of fasting and prayer called “Rend 960” that my church is doing] Affection Based Obedience John 15:12 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.13 Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. 14 You are my friends if you … Continue reading

No Longer Servants

[This post is part of a 40-Day season of fasting and prayer my church is doing called “Rend 960”] Day 14 John 15:15 No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known … Continue reading

As a Friend

[This post is part of a 40-day season of prayer and fasting called “Rend 960” at my church.] Exodus 33:11.. the Lord used to speak to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend   John 15:15  No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have … Continue reading

How Jesus Frees Captives

So, I believe it was my Junior year at Eastern Michigan University.  I had made friends with a guy named Matt* (this story is real, but the names are not) who was in my Choir class.  My friendship with Matt started in an interesting way.  I did not know him, but one day the Lord gave … Continue reading

IJM

I’m on a role with three-letter acronym titles (FYI, VOM, now IJM). 🙂  I feel kinda bad about this…. my last post was all about persecution and human rights violations, plus I’ve got another page totally dedicated to the nations, yet, in all of this, I haven’t mentioned the International Justice Mission (IJM) once.  This … Continue reading