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Day of Prayer for National Leaders

We have set aside every Tuesday as a day of prayer for our National leaders: President Obama, the Senate and the Congress. Each week we present a specific focus, birthed from Scripture, that we can agree and pray together. This week we pray that: Our National Leaders will gird up the loins of their minds,...

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Experiencing God: Pursued by Love

In John 3:16 Jesus is famously quoted, “For God so loved the world that He gave . . .” The love of God has never been about a feeling, a desire or an emotion, God’s love has always been defined by action. He loved the world so much that He gave His Son. In His...

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Fasting for God’s Voice

We have often thought of fasting as a way of getting God’s attention. The truth is that we have God’s attention, His eyes are always on us and His heart is always toward us. Fasting is a discipline that gives our attention to God so that we can hear His voice, know His heart and...

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Day of Prayer for National Leaders

We have set aside every Tuesday as a day of prayer for our National leaders: President Obama, the Senate and the Congress. Each week we present a specific focus, birthed from Scripture, that we can agree and pray together. This week we pray that: Father, I pray that our National Leaders will humble themselves before...

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Experiencing God: Self-Centered or God-Centered?

No one has ever been more focused on God, His will and His ways than Jesus. He made it very clear that the Father was always at work and that His task as the Son was to simply watch, listen and obey (John 5). For us, the Body of Christ, to truly be available to...

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Slow or Longsuffering?

We just started a series at church that is focused on the will of God. It pains me that we have made God’s will into something that we are afraid of rather than bask in. God’s beautiful words in Jeremiah, “I know the plans that I have for you” were not intended to strike some...

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Day of Prayer for National Leaders

We have set aside every Tuesday as a day of prayer for our National leaders: President Obama, the Senate and the Congress. Each week we present a specific focus, birthed from Scripture, that we can agree and pray together. This week we pray that: Our National Leaders will declare “The law of the LORD is...

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Experiencing God: What is God’s Will?

I believe I receive more prayer requests pertaining to “being in God’s will” than any other single topic. It seems that many of us have taken the promise of purpose and turned it into a fear of somehow “missing God’s will”. The will of God is not a maze to be maneuvered or a mystery...

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Higher Than My Hopes

As the Phillies head into the World Series it seems the entire city of Philadelphia can be heard singing the teams theme song, “We’ve got high hopes!” Have you ever told someone not to get their hopes up? Maybe you were the one being warned, with high hopes comes the opportunity for those hopes to...