Short Meditation of the Day
"Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me."- Arianna Huffington "Feed your fears, and your faith will starve. Feed your faith, and your fears will."- Max Lucado "Be strong and let your heart take courage, all you who wait on the Lord."- Psalm 31:24 During my kindergarten through third grade years at Northeast Elementary School in Evergreen Park, Illinois, I was fascinated by puppetry. My two favorite TV programs, Captain Kangaroo and a … Read More...
Mark Batterson continues his discussion of Romans 8:28 in Chapter 21 of If by referring to that verse as Scripture’s Rosetta Stone: “The twenty-eighth verse of the eighth chapter of Romans is the Rosetta stone of Scripture. Without it, much of life makes no sense whatsoever. With it, we’re able to decipher our experiences.” In […]
From our Annotated Bibliography
Moving Mountains (Thomas Nelson, 2016) Moving Mountains: Praying with Passion, Confidence, and Authority is the latest book by John Eldredge, director of Ransomed Heart. Ransomed Heart is a ministry dedicated to restoring men and women in the love of God. The foundation of this book is prayer that works. In fact, the recurrent theme, or a suitable subtitle, would be: "There is a way things … Read More...
In Chapter 4 (“How to Know When You’re Hearing from God”) of The Power of a Whisper, author Bill Hybels clearly states that, while God’s whispers rarely are tangible, there are specific and concrete steps (aka “the whisper test) we can take to discern “if we’re hearing from God or hearing from the sushi we ate last […]