Trust the Process

  The Chinese Bamboo tree provides a beautiful example of the process of growth. The farmer plants the hard nut in the ground and engages in the process of daily watering and fertilizing his future crop. Over the course of one year, no visible growth on the surface is seen. Year two? Nothing. Year three, … More Trust the Process

Creating Healthy Heart Culture That Keeps the Fire Burning

Kindling is the wood or other materials used to start fires. They start out burning bright and strong but if some strong firewood is not present the fire will quickly burn out. (Kindling is conferences/worship nights/mission trips etc) Think of the fire as your intimate love of Jesus.  The fire is your fuel source that … More Creating Healthy Heart Culture That Keeps the Fire Burning


In December I stepped into a butterfly garden, and I received this amazing lesson that God taught me. I stepped in front of a glass case and it had hundreds of cocoons hanging out waiting for their transformation into a butterfly. The title over the glass case was TRANSFORMATION STATION. … More Metamorphosis

Fear of Man

After the latest terror attack my heart grieves and my prayers go out for my brothers and sisters in Brussels.  Terror reveals that the fear of man is still alive in us.  In contrast, those that fear the Lord have a peace and experience resurrected life as a new creation. Dead men fear nothing.  We … More Fear of Man

Becoming a Torch

In order to become a burning torch that transforms atmospheres and lights fires everywhere that we go, we must be sensitive to cultivating the following attitudes of the heart that will create a healthy culture where the FIRE will burn brightest.  Then we will truly be burning leaders for His glory. Thankful:  Being thankful is truly … More Becoming a Torch