A few weeks ago a lady in our church came to the front and admitted to everyone that she had tried to commit suicide. That is probably one of the most courageous things I’ve seen someone do ever. To share something so personal in our life that reveals that you are going through some tough times is a very difficult thing to do in the age of social media, but she did it and it opened the eyes of some people and the spirit of God moved in church.
A few weeks as I took out the trash outside of my house, a tall man named Robert started walking toward my house. Now normally that would freak out a lot of people out, but he stood back and talked to me from the top of my driveway. He told me he used to cut the grass at the house, which was exactly what I needed since I was having a house party the next day.
So with very little convincing and the fact that I had called 3 or 4 other people who couldn’t do it, I meet my neighbor and let him cut my grass. This experience, like many that I have just brought back to light that God is always listening and speaking in a still small voice. So what do I mean? Continue reading
When you hear a great sermon sometimes the best thing you can do is to share it. So that’s what this is.
The text today comes from Joshua 6:1-5, where Joshua and the Israelities were about to take the promised land. They had been through a lot and were out in the wilderness finally about to take the promised land, when they faced a great obstacle: the walls of Jericho.
So God gave Joshua some very specific instructions regarding exactly what they should do to win the victory and thankfully they listened. When they did, they took the land and were finally in the promised land, even though they fell out of grace again with God and had to save them, but that’s another story. Continue reading