Jesus Has Not Left His Post

Today I have been thinking about the scripture that tells us that Jesus sits at the right hand of the Father. After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up to heaven and he sat at the right hand of God.  (Mark 16:19) In today’s world, that is chaotic, do you ever […]

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 […]

Slaves to Righteousness

You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness. Romans 6:18   In our post-modern world today, truth is not absolute; there is no definitive right or wrong. Today’s society might view Paul’s position – either you are a slave to sin or a slave to righteousness – as narrow-minded. History […]

Slaves to Righteousness

You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness. Romans 6:18   In our post-modern world today, truth is not absolute; there is no definitive right or wrong. Today’s society might view Paul’s position – either you are a slave to sin or a slave to righteousness – as narrow-minded. History […]

Slaves to Righteousness

You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness. Romans 6:18   In our post-modern world today, truth is not absolute; there is no definitive right or wrong. Today’s society might view Paul’s position – either you are a slave to sin or a slave to righteousness – as narrow-minded. History […]

Don’t Postpone Joy

Sometimes I find myself saying things like:  Tomorrow will be a better day. Or If I do (blank) then I will find joy. Or… If I buy this new thing it will make me feel better. Or if I had more money… You get where I am going with this. Let’s face it. It’s easy […]

Praise & Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! Earlier this week I posted Give Thanks In All Circumstances suggesting we all start a grateful journal. I encourage you to read that post and the Thanksgiving “challenge”. While today is a special day of giving thanks, we must remember that it is not the only day to give thanks for all that […]

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? […]

Effective Prayer

  ‘The heartfelt and persistent prayer of a righteous man (believer) can accomplish much when put into action and made effective by God—it is dynamic and can have tremendous power.’ – James 5:16 (Amp.) In the passage above, from the book of James, we recognize that prayer is a powerful weapon in the hand of every believer. […]

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 […]