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Five Minute Friday

Five Minute Friday – Try

Welcome to this week’s edition of Friday Minute Friday! This week’s theme is “try”. To learn more about Five Minute Friday, please visit Kate’s blog for more details… Try can be defined as “keep going”. What happens when you try? Recently, I have been tried. It has taken effort to just keep going in good spirits. […]

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Spiritual Disciplines

Practice of Written Scripture

When I was in elementary school, teachers had a tendency of giving students sentences to write. If you did (or didn’t do) x, y, and z, then you got to write 10 sentences (for example) during recess. I was one of those off-balanced children who loved to write sentences. Sentence writing has great purposes, and […]

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BookLook Reviews

“Combating the Lies of Satan” – BookLook

Combating the Lies of Satan is by Shirley White. White holds a master’s degree, ministry license, and has been a born-again believer (and student of God’s Word) for over thirty years. She continues to use her insight and experiences with God to write this book. Summary: In her book, White makes the point that Mordecai’s claim […]

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The Outcast

The Outcast: Identity of a Leper

If there was one identity that stuck to me like glue more than the rest, it would be leper. I can easily be the leper who is standing in the street, crying out “I am unclean”, but it isn’t hard to feel almost a kinship to those who once were lepers crying out to Jesus in the New […]

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The Outcast

The Outcast: Who Wandered Away.

Our good Shepherd doesn’t just rush out to find the popular or favored sheep. He rushes out to find the outcast, the lonely, the afflicted, the broken, and the one who felt unworthy and insignificant. He rushes out to find this one particular sheep, even though He had many. Because , this is the one who […]