SHAKE, RATTLE and ROLL

  “Resist fear…I am your shield…your reward shall be beyond your expectation…” Genesis 15:1 (paraphrased) An alliance of four kings rebelled against an oppressive confederation of five kings. They sacked their cities, gathered the loot and headed home with the prisoners. Abram’s nephew Lot was among them.  Abram mustered his… Read moreSHAKE, RATTLE and ROLL

5 LIFE-TRANSFORMING AFFIRMATIONS ABOUT GOD

Words have power to create and build or to tear down and destroy. Words have the characteristics of seeds. You reap what you sow. The words we speak determine our atmosphere and our experience. They affect how we respond to circumstances. They regulate the power we have to deal with… Read more5 LIFE-TRANSFORMING AFFIRMATIONS ABOUT GOD

THE CULTURE OF BLESSING

  Among Christians, Abraham is known for his unwavering faith. In Jewish tradition, however, Abraham is known for his culture of blessing. What is a culture of blessing and is it related to faith? God called Abraham to leave country, home and family to follow where He would lead on… Read moreTHE CULTURE OF BLESSING

WHO CAN YOU TRUST?

Shalom finds anchor in trust—unshakeable, unmovable, bedrock trust. But in our highly transient and disposable world, who can you trust? There are days when pressures and circumstances reach ‘category 5 hurricane’ level (that’s Ivan in Jamaica [2004] and Katrina in New Orleans [2005]). Sustained winds and imminent destruction summon every… Read moreWHO CAN YOU TRUST?