Romans 5:7–8 – God Loves You!

Romans 5:7–8 - God Loves You!

Today I'm launching a new series on Revel in the Rubble to showcase a collection of Bible verse scripture-art images my sister has been creating for the Bible verse of the day devotionals I have on About.com Christianity. Let's kick it off with a verse and message that we can't be reminded of enough--God Loves You! Read more →

Addicted to Logos 5

Logos Bible Software

I've had a passion for exploring God's Word since attending Bible school nearly 30 years ago. But my passion turned into an addiction a few years back when I discovered Logos Bible Software. If you haven't experienced Logos, let me introduce you to the ultimate Bible study tool for busy Christians in ministry. I've written a detailed , covering what's new in the latest update and what's revel-worthy in the freshly designed Gold package. Read more →

Election Day Blues

Election Day Blues

I woke up this morning, Election Day 2012, feeling "inspired" to write this poem. It's for every believer looking forward to our Lord's return. I hope it encourages you to keep looking up, because one day freedom will reign for us in heaven, our eternal home—the only true nation under God. Read more →

Exercises in Stretching

Jamaican Children

In post #5 of My Journey into the Rubble series, God used my first short-term mission trip to Kingston, Jamaica to stretch me and prepare me for the road ahead. He also chose an unexpected singing gift to open up doors of ministry I never imagined I'd walk through. Maybe you'll relate to the comedy, as perhaps you've faced similar challenges. Most likely you've discovered, too, that serving the Lord is a process of constant stretching because God wants our confidence to be in him alone. Read more →

Things Aren’t Always as They Seem

Midnight Doorbell

When the doorbell rings at midnight, it's rarely good news. But remember, too, sometimes things aren't as they appear. This is a real-life, admittedly bizarre story that helped me see the truth in that statement. Once again, it involves a cat who helped teach me a vital spiritual lesson. Find out what really happened when my doorbell rang at midnight. Read more →

Exodus from Egypt

Big Hair Days

[Post #4] We return to My Journey into the Rubble series today, to find out how God used a physical trial to change my path from a career in hairstyling to full-time ministry. If you're confused about the title "Exodus from Egypt," I'm likening Egypt to a place of sin and rebellion against God. At that time in my life, it represented "my way" or "my path," rather than the one God had chosen. Read more →