Tag Archives: soul care

This is Your Moment

“There is a tide in the affairs of man which must be taken at the crest.” – Shakespeare What does soul-intimacy with Jesus look like to you? Have you ever imagined what that kind of relationship with Jesus might feel … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

I Will Change Your Name

I will give a white stone, and on the white stone is written a new name that no one knows except the one who receives it. Revelation 2:17 Nearly thirty years ago I was asked to give a devotional to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Sacred Journey and Soul Care

For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and loses (misplaces) his own soul? – Jesus Christian leaders are in trouble. And when the leaders are in trouble the church is in trouble. Our culture, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Simple Prayer Podcast

Pray without ceasing. – Saint Paul A Pew Research Center survey conducted in 2014 found that 45% of Americans – and a majority of Christians (55%) – say they rely a lot on prayer and personal religious reflection when making … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Unforgettable Beauty

And I will give him a white stone and on the stone a new name. ~Jesus There is a flower that lives above tree line in the Rocky Mountains that has captured my heart for almost forty years. It is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

I Am Not A Busy Pastor

When the phone rings in my study, it startles me. Our office is closed almost as much as it is open during the week. But I love this little church and I have never felt so loved and appreciated as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Shameless Hospitality

I tell you, even though he will not get up and give him anything because he is his friend, at least because of his persistence he will get up and give him whatever he needs. Luke 11:8 This story arises … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Sacred Companions

Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul. 1 Samuel 18:3 Jonathan’s love entered David’s heart in a way that Saul’s hatred never could. –Eugene Peterson Of all the forces that mark us, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Turn Up the Quiet

A sabbath rest still remains for the people of God…Let us therefore make every effort to enter that rest. Hebrews 4:10,11 “We stay busy so that the truth of our lives can’t catch up.”~ Brene Brown Two of the top … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Holes to Heaven

Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great!…Come out of her, my people, so that you will not share in her sins, so that you will not receive any of her plagues… Revelation 18:2,4 Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments