Scare the Bullies: Psalms 86

14 O God, insolent men have risen up against me;     a band of ruthless men seeks my life,     and they do not set you before them. 15 But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious,     slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness. 16 Turn to me and be gracious to me;     give your strength to yourContinue reading “Scare the Bullies: Psalms 86”

A Pastor’s Transformation

Pastor Jeremiah Steepek (pictured left) transformed himself into a homeless person and went to the 10,000 member church that he was to be introduced as the head pastor at that morning. He walked around his soon to be church for 30 minutes while it was filling with people for service, only 3 people out ofContinue reading “A Pastor’s Transformation”

Something Beyond Us

“Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,     for his steadfast love endures forever!” Psalm 107:1, ESV From all eternity, O Jesus Christ, you have been our Lord and our God: so did the Father will it. Yet in this, the last of all periods of time, you also had your birth; you were bornContinue reading “Something Beyond Us”

Long Furrows

The Plowers “Many a time they have afflicted me from my youth; Yet they have not prevailed against me. The plowers plowed on my back; They made their furrows long.” Psalm 129:2-3 The farmers here have begun making long furrows. Lord, help us trust our deep afflicted places to you, that You may plant good inContinue reading “Long Furrows”