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 […]

Guest Blog – I am the Villain

Our Guest for today’s blog is Elise Booz.  Elise has been an active member of Drawing Near to God Ministry for many years. She and her family are members of St. Andrew’s Church, Park Circle where she is also the worship leader.  And while he was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, […]

Blessings and Curses

Good morning Drawing Near to God community! As I write this blog, I am reflecting on how much we need Jesus; specifically as our Peace. Isaiah writes that He is our wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Prince of Peace. He is that and so much more. His name is laden with rich meaning: He is our […]

Dying to Self

    For years when I heard in Christian circles the words dying to self, I wanted to say surely there is something else we can talk about. It isn’t my feel good place if you know what I mean. But is Christianity about our feel good place or is it about laying down our lives […]

Unwavering Faith

Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, “So shall your offspring be.” Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that his body was about a hundred years old – and that Sarah’s womb was also dead. Yet […]

God’s Promises Stand

This week in our study of Romans, we looked at Romans 9 and how God’s promises stand. It is important for us as we study Romans 9 to keep the “bigger picture” in mind. What emerges is a picture Paul paints with words and at the end, we will see the whole painting. For example, […]