Step out in faith

Dear friends of Drawing Near Ministry, Are you aware that behind the scenes of this ministry is a team of Intercessors praying for each of you, for our community of women, and for the spread of the Gospel nationally, resourcing and equipping women? And it’s happening! This week in our prayer time, I had a […]

What Rules Your Day?

I have a question for you today. What would you say rules your day? In case that question seems a bit vague, let me ask you this in another way. What do you spend the most time thinking about? Your job Your next meal Relationships Fear What would you say consumes your thoughts and actions daily? […]

Where is God?

I have been thinking about the questions I am frequently asked as a ministry leader: Where was God when I needed Him the most? Why does God feel so distant? Why should I count on God when He has let me down? So many good questions. I say good because our faith will never grow […]

Forgiveness Needed

This week in my teaching series called The Kingdom is Near, I taught on the kingdom attitude of forgiveness. Because I have had so much positive feedback on the teaching, I decided to create a blog using some of my notes from the teaching. We are living in an intense time in our country right […]

Pruning Can Be Fruitful

Sometimes we simply need pruning. Our season of life has shifted and we are holding on not wanting change. We know the grace has lifted and yet we cling to what we know even though this part of our lives is not bearing fruit. Perhaps one of these things fits your circumstances: Your job has […]

God With Us

Isaiah prophesied that the Messiah would come and that His name would be Emmanuel, God with us. There are days when I wonder if God is preoccupied with more important things than me. Do you ever think that way? But then I remember His name, Emmanuel, God with us. The character of God is expressed […]

Video Blog – Faith Risk

Are you sensing that God is calling you out to take a risk, in faith? It can be a scary feeling, but it’s a good place to be. Let’s see what the Word of God says in this video blog. Watch below or at this link.       To receive future posts straight to […]

The Super Woman Syndrome

Although my blogs are read by men and women, this blog is directed primarily to women because women seem to struggle more with feelings of inadequacy, believing we are not enough. Perhaps I am wrong. But because I am around women most every day, I am acutely aware of this. Why do we think we […]

Step out in faith

  This morning I want to share with you how to make space in your life to step out in faith when you sense you are called to do something- whether it is to make a change, do something that is a stretch, or challenging, or a shift in your thinking. Stepping out in faith […]

Has Your Light Been Dimmed?

  As I sit to write this blog today, the question in my heart is: “Has your light been dimmed?” Jesus declared that we are a city on a hill and our light is supposed to shine brightly. I don’t know about you, but the last few months, I had grown weary and the thought […]