Tag Archives: Following God

Lessons From the Bayou: Straighten the Marker

Headed southwest from New Orleans to Cut Off, Louisiana where our friends live. The bayou. Adventure of a lifetime.  And today Jeremiah’s prophecy to bring Israel back to their land came alive for me in my friend’s story of the … Continue reading

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Idol Heart Control

The reality is that idols control our hearts, not our circumstances. This is the forever message: Repent and trust God.  Stop trusting yourself and your idols. Stop going your own way. Go God’s way. Turn around…

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Let Go of Idols, Hold on to God

Take heart. Be encouraged. Stop pursuing divine presence, strength, and help from the world. If we don’t feel God, it is likely because we are drawn away from God toward idols which cannot save or help us. Take hold of … Continue reading

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Made For Better

Do you feel like you enjoy guilty pleasures too much? Sometimes we know what’s good for us and what isn’t, yet we are like moths attracted to the guilty pleasure flame… Turns out that this struggle is common to humanity, … Continue reading

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Westminster Abbey: Invitation to Baptism

Baptism was around before Jesus’ time as a sign of changing direction in life for the good. Jesus’ baptism was a change in direction for him further into ministry for Father God.  I’d like to make a change. I’d like … Continue reading

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Exile, Surrender, and Restoration

Today we learn that if we won’t listen to God’s voice, we can expect his close attention… Even if you do suffer exile in your relationship with God, though, if you are willing to completely surrender, God will eventually move … Continue reading

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City of God

Where is the city of God? This city is where people trust in God, where we believe that what we have accomplished is what God has done for us.  Oh Lord, help me to wait for you and seek after … Continue reading

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