WHAT IS SPEAK BELOVED?
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To Timothy, my beloved child: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, with a clear conscience, as I remember you constantly in my prayers night and day. As I remember your tears, I long to...read more
I'm going to share with you one of the keys that God gave me awhile ago. It's a key that stops toxic thinking, and it can bring lasting transformation. Are you ready? You can't afford to think this way. That's it! Sounds simple, but this statement has changed my life....read more
We all have fathers. Even if you've never met your Dad, he's your Dad. Our understanding of fatherhood is shaped by this man, regardless of how well he has done or the mistakes he has made. Maybe you've had many father figures in your life, or none other than a shadow...read more
Transitions are no joke. Even good transitions can be hard. I myself am walking through a wonderful transition - from owning a home and working full time, to downsizing to a small beautiful rental and pursuing full time ministry. It's good and...read more
Fear is one of, if not the most common and pervasive struggle in the western church today. It distracts us, paralyzes us, and anesthetizes us from the abundant work of God. The enemy loves playing with fear because He knows that it is in opposition to faith, and it is...read more
I don't think I've ever seen armour up close. That's a privilege I carry, that I've never been in battle, never had reason to physically arm myself. So in the past when I've read this passage of Ephesians (6:10-20), I've only loosely grasped the concept. The reality...read more
Holidays can be a big disappointment trap. We set a lot of expectations on ourselves and those around us. We also have their expectations imposed on us, some more than others. Emotions are running and high and kids are running sugar-high, which adds up to a lot of...read more
Shame was really the first evidence of sin. In that garden called Eden, Adam & Eve dishonoured God by eating the forbidden fruit. Immediately they became ashamed of their nakedness. I can't begin to comprehend all that happened in that moment of history, but I can...read more
Depression is a problem, but it is not a shame. It's the outworking of pain, it's a spirit crying for help, to be noticed, to be seen. There is nothing shameful about recognizing this. There is nothing embarrassing about answering that cry, or noticing the...read more