Nehemiah offers a great study on the power of prayer and how God can use vision to accomplish His will.  If you consider the entire book of Nehemiah you know that Nehemiah was burdened with the walls of Jerusalem being rebuilt.  His burden turned to prayer and Continue Reading…

So what are you waiting for?

This is a question I have often asked others but am currently asking myself.  Concerning our next steps and more specifically the “where we are to go” and “when we are to go” we are simply waiting.  This is not out of laziness.  God has placed a call on our hearts to step out in faith again.  I was recently encouraged to keep my hands open to what God may want to do and not hold Continue Reading…

Do you want to know what statement scares me the most? When we ask to see the glory of God, do we really know what it is we are asking for? Looking at our season of life as a family and knowing that God is actively stirring in our hearts has me uttering these words and this quite frankly this scares me. We see in Exodus 33 that Moses says these exact words.

Exodus 33:18 (NKJV) 18 And he said, “Please, show me Your glory.”

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The journey begins

October 2, 2014 — Leave a comment

I have heard that great steps of faith require great courage. Tonight we announced to the church that my wife and I are actively praying and pursuing the possibility of planting a church. It’s a process we began about a year ago. With the blessing of our elders and staff we decided

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I took some much needed time away from the blog world this summer. I spent some the time just listening to God and celebrating life change in the student ministry.  Over time I plan to open up on a few things that God showed me this summer, but for now I will focus my attention to the real reason I posted today.  Today we celebrate our Bode’s birthday.

My taco eating clone turns 5 today!  It’s hard to believe the ‘baby’ of the family is 5 now.  It’s just another simple reminder of how precious every moment is that God give us.  I truly love my family, my life and what God has called me to.  To our little man, happy birthday!