Challenging a Que Sera, Sera Spirit

For the last week, I have carried a strong sense of intercessory prayer for our nation and the Church. That strong sense has not lessened; it has increased. When I was a kid in the 1950s, Doris Day was a major Hollywood star. She was cute, loved by all, and one of our...

Our Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories are plentiful of late. These theories come and go each time a culture undergoes significant change. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a conspiracy theory as “a theory that explains an event or set of circumstances as the result of a...

A Winnowing Moment

In the last twenty-four hours, an intense winnowing has begun in the American Church. Our thoughts, motives, and places of personal deception are being tossed into the air by the Lord to encounter the wind of His Spirit. Much has remained hidden beneath the husk of...

Putting Frustration In Its Place

I have hovered over my keyboard this morning, trying to write something. What I discovered in the waiting was a personal frustration at the state of our culture. Whenever frustration tries to press the keys on my laptop, I have learned to stop and wait. The resulting...

The Ripple Effect of Historic Prayers

Recently, the Lord has been waking me up in the middle of the night to pray. Tonight, after only a few hours of sleep, I was wide awake, so I began to pray in the darkness. I finally got up an hour ago and went into our living room to write these words. While praying,...