Prayer Is Not Enough

“…Jesus didn’t only pray. He healed people from various physical, emotional, and spiritual conditions; He taught multitudes and mentored the disciples; He fed people who were hungry and turned water into wine; and ultimately He voluntarily was beaten and crucified on behalf of all mankind. He even rose from the dead! Prayer was not enough.” Continue reading Prayer Is Not Enough


No Room Left at the Cross, Part 2

Our inability to both love justice, and show mercy, does not mean that it is also impossible for God to love justice and show mercy. Our feelings, titles, positions, or perspectives, will never trump the character and word of God. Continue reading No Room Left at the Cross, Part 2

The Cost of Compassion

“…it is time to remove the garment of privilege, exchange it for the cloak of injustice, and then to tear and destroy that same cloak of injustice so that NO ONE will bear its burden again. It is time that you come bow, and break bread with us at the table of inequality and share in our feast of fear, so that together we can prepare a meal of peace, and of a sound mind.” Continue reading The Cost of Compassion


          “So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth.” Revelation 3:16 NIV           Mastering the ability to compromise was a difficult process for me in some areas of my life because I did not consistently weigh my own needs appropriately. There have been times that I have placed more importance on the wants of others, and subsequently abandoned my own needs. Then, there have been times that I have been quite selfish and others have suffered because of decisions that I have made. … Continue reading #NoCompromise