We think we're doing fine, handling the stresses of daily life, managing the disappointments and holding on to our faith for our future when out of the blue....the single and devastating kill shot of an expert sniper penetrates our chest, sending searing pain through our entire being as our mind races to determine what has happened and whether or not we can survive this shot that was intended to be fatal. The good news is that we can survive the kill shot, but we need to know how. God's word shows us just what to do.
As we continue to live on earth in enemy territory, we want to make certain that we are not exposing ourselves to those places where we are most susceptible to becoming the victim of a kill shot. Four groups of people are those most often targeted…and simply by making certain we are not in one…Read More
Jesus describes the complex combination of people on the planet with a simple parable about sowing wheat…and yet, the message is clear. Not everyone around us was sent by God to be a part of His plan for our lives. Sometimes, there are assassins among us, waiting to take us out with a clearly delivered…Read More
If Jesus had kill shots targeted against Him, we can be certain there will be some focused on us as well. When we experience them, the natural reaction is to step back…propelled by the physical impact, but also by the emotional shock of the moment. That’s normal, that’s expected and that’s healthy. But happens when…Read More
The overwhelming heartache of life’s tragic moments causes many of us to build walls around our hearts. At first glance, this seems like a logical and effective strategy because it does protect anything from getting to our heart. However, God always has a better plan…a protection for our heart that allows us to continue to…Read More
So life is a battlefield…but, even in the midst of struggles and dangerous seasons of attack, God faithfully provides His people with blessing. Regardless of the challenges we may face at any given time, there will always be restoration, celebration and new opportunities waiting for us on the path He has created for us. Yes,…Read More