Several times in the past weeks, the story of Jehoshaphat’s battle in 2 Chronicles 20 has cropped up in my life. And as a music minister and worship-leading team member, my attention was captured by verse 21: After consulting the people, Jehoshaphat appointed men to sing to the Lord and to praise him for the splendor of … More Jehoshaphat’s Choir
step up 1. To increase, especially in stages: step up production. 2. To come forward: step up and be counted. 3. To improve one’s performance or take on more responsibility, especially at a crucial time. step out to walk with a long(er) and (more) energetic stride. step in 1. To enter into an activity or … More Step Up, Step Out, Step In
Hello, 2017. I had wanted to post a different entry yesterday, Jan 1 for me (Jan 2 now in the Philippines), but obviously I wasn’t able to. This was the picture that got “accidentally” uploaded when I tried to post again today. But there are never any accidents with God. I couldn’t read what was … More 2017
Why write? I tend to just want to rant when I write, and “love keeps no record of wrongs.” So for years I avoided writing, my heart’s greatest expression. The equal of singing. But You told me to write. A book, You said. You’re kidding, I said. For eight years. I knew You wanted me … More Why Write?
On September 11, 2016, Gabe and Katie Orr mentioned the storms in the Gospels, how You rebuked the winds but spoke peace to the water. Rebuke the winds but speak peace to the waters. Just as the winds stir up the waters that cause then to churn up deadly waves, so it is the unseen … More The Wind and the Waves
The main reason I struggle with maintaining a blog is because I’m afraid of ending up ranting, and I don’t want to sound preachy either. It’s the same reason I rarely confide, except in a precious few trusted friends – not that I don’t trust my new friends, but I’ve learned to respect levels of … More Record-Keeping God
http://bible.com/314/php.1.20.TLV Second Sunday of 2016. I have finally received my go-signal to get back into the Praise and Worship Ministry. As confident as I look today, I’m actually shaking inside. I am both excited and scared. Yes, not just nervous, I am afraid. I am afraid of how big this is, and in spite of … More Ready To Launch