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Connecting to Impact · 1d ago

The Promise Doesn’t Lie

  Years ago, while I was on vacation, I had a dream I was reading Romans 4.  I was eagerly taking it all in, and in the dream, I stopped and wrote in the margin of the Bible, “The Promise Do...
Connecting to Impact · 1W ago

The End of Unbelief

See to it, brothers, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God. But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today, so that none of you...
Connecting to Impact · 1W ago

One Key to Deeper Worship

Finding God through worship is a huge part of my testimony. Now I’m a worship leader and speaker, but once upon a time, I was terrified to be in front of people. Taking those months and year...
Connecting to Impact · 2W ago

What War Are You Fighting?

It’s easy to picture yourself in a battle. Life is hard, even tragic at times. The carnage seems inescapable, whether for ourselves or for others. Because we feel those pressures, we can ex...
Connecting to Impact · 3W ago

Incompetent People and the Failings of Religion

Grace is a gift only the non-religious can accept. They’re the only ones who can understand it, and put it to use. “Religious” folk see grace as soft and weak, so they keep trying to manage ...
Connecting to Impact · 3W ago

Endearing vs. Enduring Truth

Didn’t really explain my absence around here, but we had a foster daughter who had her tonsils removed and then with the busyness of the last week of school, I took an impromptu break. Looki...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

Don’t Get Testy in the Testing

I should know better, but I still get surprised sometimes. Whenever you decide to write or speak about something, you can almost guarantee a test will come soon. Last week I wrote about the...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

Can Your Worship Be Stolen?

It’s so easy to play the “what if” game. What if my car breaks down on the way home? What if that new movie I can’t wait to see turns out to be garbage? Those are fairly mild, of course, and...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

Speaking Peace to Fear

Peace is something everybody wants, but it seems so elusive and mysterious. We often think that with the right circumstances and right environment, we can have peace, but we find out it doe...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

Exposing the Real Fraud

Several years ago, I used to regularly receive emails from dear friends or family members who were forwarding emails telling of horrible things this or that company had done, repackaged urb...