When we rely on the Lord, His joy will be our strength. Our circumstances cannot so easily overwhelm us. Even when we can't see how, God is faithful to deliver us from every affliction. read more
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The white flag of surrender does not always convey failure. Our heavenly Father eagerly waits for the day when we surrender our hearts and minds to His cleansing and direction. read more
For centuries the church has come under the influence of cultural norms whereby women have been held to second-class status. There has been gross misunderstanding of the role of women in society and the church and a marked refusal on the part of many to acknowledge our accomplishments. God is holding His church to a higher standard than the world's. He is calling for us to embrace the giftings of women and to appreciate the place they occupy in the heart and mind of God. read more
Prayer involves more than trying to get things from God. A mature prayer life enables God to get into us, where He can heal us and move us into our destiny. read more
When called to take a stand for Jesus, we often feel we lack courage or expertise. Courage comes through the Spirit and a firm conviction that Jesus is the only way. read more
Many of the praise and worship expressions in the Scriptures were exhibited around David's tabernacle and are still culturally functional for today. As defined in Strong's Exhaustive Concordance, some of these Hebrew and Greek words are "ingredients" for the posture of worship and service to God.
Towdah is an extension of the hand. It implies a choir of worshipers lifting their hands (see Ps. 100:4). read more