Coincidence or Providence?

The longer I walk with God, the less I believe in coincidence. Merriam-Webster defines a coincidence as “the occurrence of events that happen at the same time by accident but seem to have some connection”. God has a way of turning accidents into providence. In my previous post, I Went Missing to Find Joy, I…

Trash or Treasure?

Does anyone listen to CDs anymore? Years ago, I sold my CDs at the back of the house after events like women’s retreats, conferences and luncheons where I served either as worship leader or speaker. These days, you can find my music on Spotify and iTunes. I no longer engage in music ministry and I…

When Strivings Cease

“We ask God to give you complete knowledge of his will and to give you spiritual wisdom and understanding. Then the way you live will always honor and please the Lord.” — Colossians 1:9b-10a (NLT) Last week’s Mid-Week Miracle, A Double Portion, included my promise to share the stunning revelation God gave me for my…

The Slow Truck

We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps. (Proverbs 16:9 NLT)  Can I get a witness that the Lord not only determines, but also TIMES our steps? In my experience of striving to keep in step with the Lord, he walks WAY more slowly than my preferred pace. In my seasons of…

Unwanted Gifts from God

Has God ever given you a disguised blessing? I received an unwanted “gift” from God recently. The blessing in disguise came in direct response to my own prayers, but I didn’t recognize the blessing. Probably because I ended up in urgent care. I wrote about my miraculous healing testimony in a previous Mid-Week Miracle titled,…

Making Sense of Cryptic Phrases

Ever notice that God likes to speak in cryptic phrases? For example, my girlfriend Andi told me that once during our worship gathering, she heard the words “feed my sheep” drop into her spirit. She had been praying and seeking direction from God, and all she heard was those three words. What does that mean?…

Episode 65

Ever feel ignored by God? Like he’s withholding answers to the prayers you’ve desperately prayed? We may feel like he’s holding out on us at times, but that’s not true. According to the verses I read in today’s episode of the Believe & Speak podcast, God does not withhold good things from us. When God…