The Challenge to Our Peace

A wise mentor once said, “Your authority will never be established until it is challenged.” Over the years, there were times when I wanted so badly to respond in fleshly tones to the challenge but held back my negative response.  Through personal failure, I...

My Father’s Hat

When my father passed away 30 years ago, I wanted to keep one of his hats. He was from a generation where if a man went outside, he wore a hat. I remember several years after his passing that I picked up one of his hats and held it to my face. I could still smell a...

Seeing 2020 with Prophetic Eyes

In the remaining days of 2019, you will be invited to look back over the events of the last year. Publications and newscasts will have special end-of-year reports. While a review has some merit, God is asking many of us to look ahead into 2020 and see the coming year...

The Revival of Rest

Rest will be the place from which the next revival will spring. We enter this place of rest when we choose to lay down our undisciplined ambition and our need to always have to produce to validate a lesser identity. We enter rest through the gauntlet of mocking voices...