Praise God Who Fills Us with Hope

One summer in my early twenties and in between jobs, I worked as a sailing instructor at a center that gave inner-city children from London an opportunity to

The Significance of a Journey

I’m digging into the stories of many of the women of the Old Testament as I write my next book. One of the themes that keeps popping up

Prayers for When You Wobble in Your Faith

There is no doubt that we can, and do, wobble in our faith. And it’s clear from many of the Bible stories that we are not alone in

3 Ways to Stay Strong and Trust God in the Battle

In When You Need Victory in Your Battles, we prayed to trust in God’s perfect and unlimited power to bring victory in our battles. If you missed it,

Discovering the Power of Earnest Prayer

Maybe you doubt whether your prayers can really be effective, especially when you’re asking for the impossible or what seems unlikely. In the back of your mind you’re

When God Says “Wait”

I am not good at waiting. Checkout lines at the supermarket, for instance. I’m constantly comparing my progress with the person who arrived to pay at the same

When Prayer Feels Empty

If you’re wondering if God hears your prayers and you’re exhausted from trying hard in your prayer life, then you’ll value the wisdom my friend and fellow writer,

When You Need to Discover a Turning Point

Are you at a turning point? When we’re hit hard, it’s usual to question God with “Why me? Why are you allowing this to happen?” We enter a

6 Ways To A God-Like Heart

I’ve wiped the slate of all your wrongdoings. There’s nothing left of your sins. Isaiah 44:22 You’re only as good as your last mistake. Sadly, this little saying

Stepping Out in BOLD Faith

I am thrilled to have Paula Sorrells-Beene, friend and teammate from reNEW – retreat for New England Writing, as the #BeBoldGirl this week. When God asks you to