The Kingdom Bin

Timidly, I stood at the entryway, peering into the light. With a tiny seed of tremulous faith, I stepped inside while my eyes adjusted to the radiance. I paused and noticed that beside me, just inside the door, sat a large box heaped with various items.  The contents caught my eye because of the value of the assorted items. From …

Mind Reset

Like revolving skyward on a spiral escalator, my thoughts ascend to the realm of the Kingdom. “First things first,” I hear upon entry, for Kingdom matters are of utmost importance here. Rather than allowing lower things to feed anxiety into my mind, I turn my restless energy toward seeking Truth above.  Breathing deeply of hope, I loiter among the promises …

How to Breakthrough

In her book Start Small, author Karen Dilbeck points out that every organization or family has its own culture. “Each of us functions in many kingdoms (cultures and sub-cultures) and move freely between them every single day.”  What a great insight. My child’s classroom has its own culture, and your workplace has another. Everywhere has a particular way of doing things; …

Stop Channeling Darkness

  What is your weightiest prayer request? What is your greatest spiritual desire? A healing? A salvation? A cash infusion?   When Jesus taught His disciples to pray, He began with worship, then moved to petition. Remember what the first one was? Not food or even forgiveness but:   “Thy kingdom come” (Matthew 6:10).   John the Baptist preached it: …