Living From Rest

“Jesus said to him, “Rise, take up your bed and walk.” And immediately the man was made well, took up his bed, and walked. And that day was the Sabbath” (John 5:8-9). Dear People Who Keep Company with God, We live in a society that values busyness. Ask anyone how they’re doing and you’re likely […]

Jesus on the Margins

“…the base things of the world and the things which are despised God has chosen, and the things which are not, to bring to nothing the things that are” (1 Cor. 1:28). Dear People Who Keep Company with God, There is no doubt the church in our nation no longer holds the place of honor […]

The God Who Sees

And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent. (John 17:3) Dear People Who Keep Company with God, After walking with God for over 40 years, I find God to be greater and more mysterious than ever. To me, this is not disheartening. […]

True Shepherds

“And I will give you shepherds according to My heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.” (Jer. 3:15)  Dear People Who Keep Company with God, God promised that He would give us shepherds whose hearts are like His. He wants to fulfill that promise in our lives. These shepherds are a sign of […]

Pruned To Bloom

 “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. 3 You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you” John 15:1-3  Dear […]

Beyond Human Capacity

For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ has not accomplished through me, in word and deed, to make the Gentiles obedient— 19 in mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God… (Romans 15:18-19) Dear People Who Keep Company with God, Have you ever heard testimonies […]

Foundations

“Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: 25 and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the rock.” Matthew 7:24-25 […]

Heal The Sick

“Heal the sick who are there and say to them, ‘The kingdom of God has come near to you’” Luke 10:9 Dear People Who Keep Company with God, God is restoring things. I believe God wants to restore to us a vital healing ministry. The Gospels overflow with stories of Jesus’ healing hurting people. Though there […]

A New Endeavor

Dear People Who Keep Company With God, I am embarking on a new endeavor.  One of the things I have been doing since 2007 is writing a weekly edition of “Dear People.” It is an endeavor that I believe I am to continue, but in a new way. I think it is time for the […]

A New Time

Dear People Who Keep Company With God, There is a Greek word in the New Testament, Kairos, that’s translated as time, seasons, due time and opportunity. When we understand the times and seasons we are living in, we can better cooperate with what the Lord is doing in our lives and take advantage of what […]