Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: God’s character

An Experience in Praising God

Thanks to the Airdrie Alliance women who invited me to speak at their annual Renovare conference this weekend. Wonderful women, sweet fellowship, heartfelt worship, and together-time in God’s Word. Need I say more? Our last session ended with a corporate praise time. Most often, it seems, we bring requests and concerns to God. That’s okay,… [ read more ]

The Lord is Like a Father – What Does That Mean to You?

What comes to your mind when you hear that God is like a father to us? Some folks cringe at the thought because their fathers abandoned them. Or beat them. Their fathers drank themselves into oblivion and then climbed into the driver’s seat. Or lay sprawled on the living room sofa, beer in one hand… [ read more ]

Voices – Part 1

I’ll always remember the voice on the phone that day: “Why do you bother doing what you do? If I were you, I wouldn’t even have tried.” The woman was referring to my writing and speaking ministry. Her words so shocked me that I didn’t know how to respond. The conversation ended moments later and… [ read more ]

God's Reputation

Our reputation is a priceless treasure…when it’s a good one, of course. Most of us want to be known for our integrity – that we’re reliable and honest in all our dealings. Depending on one’s role in society, we might also like to be known for our technological savvy, our money smarts, our intellectual abilities,… [ read more ]

"I Doubt It"

How do you feel when someone questions your integrity or competency? If you’re like me, the answer is lousy. How, then, must God feel when we doubt Him – the One who’s power exceeds our imagination and whose character is flawless? The Israelites found out the hard way. Psalm 78:19,20 say, “They (the Israelites) even… [ read more ]