On a New Road

  Scripture: “Joshua was up early and on his way from Shittim with all the People of Israel with him. He arrived at the Jordan and camped before crossing over. After three days, leaders went through the camp and gave out orders to the people: ‘When you see the Covenant-Chest of God, your God, carried by

When God Says Go

‘No’ is a word that most of us learn at an early age. As we become adults, we use the word ‘no’ to shield ourselves from busy schedules and too many commitments. ‘No’ is not a bad word when used correctly. It can actually help bring margin to our lives. However, sometimes we get into the habit of saying ‘no’ so much that we dismiss the best things God brings into our lives. We can even take it a step further and start saying ‘no’ to God…

Just Keep Building

  Scripture: “We kept at it, repairing and rebuilding the wall. The whole wall was soon joined together and halfway to its intended height because the people had a heart for the work. When Sanballat, Tobiah, the Arabs, the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites heard that the repairs of the walls of Jerusalem were going so well—that

Waiting for More Than an Outcome

Photo Credit: Robert Ashworth via Creative Commons [dropcaps style= ‘square’]A[/dropcaps]s the lights started flashing, I knew that my drive to my destination was going to be delayed. I slowly came to a stop behind a line of cars waiting for the train to pass. With my foot impatiently tapping the floor and my mind mulling

Where Do I Go From Here?

Scripture: “After this, David asked the Lord, ‘Should I move back to one of the towns of Judah?’   ‘Yes,’ the Lord replied.   Then David asked, ‘Which town should I go to?’   ‘To Hebron,’ the Lord answered.   David’s two wives were Ahinoam from Jezreel and Abigail, the widow of Nabal from Carmel. So David and his wives and