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“Get Up And Pray. For Friday.”

This morning, I lay on my pillow and could hear Him.  Speaking not so softly.  “Get up. And Pray.” You see I am a bit in denial. This coming weekend I am speaking to a retreat center full of beautiful faces.  The University of Tennessee’s CRU women’s retreat.  When I close my eyes I see … Continue reading

Watch Out For That Angel

So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church. Acts 12:5 Earnest (ektenēs) 1) stretched out 2) intentional, assiduous, marked by careful unremitting attention or persistent application And suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the … Continue reading

A Prayer for Revival this Monday

Father, I am so glad the Holy Spirit is within me, to strengthen  me with power in my inner person…to make Christ real within me and flood my heart with His limitless love…to fill me with Your fullness…to enable me to know, in personal experience, the things You have so freely bestowed on me in … Continue reading

Wait. Pray. Listen. Repeat.

And when they had entered the city, they (the apostles) mounted the stairs to the upper room where they were [indefinitely] staying….All of these with their minds in full agreement devoted themselves steadfastly to prayer, [waiting together] with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.  Acts 1:13-14 AMP  When the … Continue reading

A Fight For Purity

Sometimes my heart becomes overwhelmed by the perversion of our culture.   My three boys are outgrowing trains and stepping into cleats. It is a fact.  We are raising football players.  Die. Hard. Football. Fans. On the weekends, they beg to watch games and of course we want to let them. But the commercials!  Lord, help … Continue reading

Lunch Sack Seeds (and a prayer)

It’s a new week!!  Full of new mercies. Full of fresh possibilities and potential! Sweet the Lord. I just love Him. We don’t deserve His grace and endless, second chances, but He lavishes us in them. I am thankful. Mmm. Cozy in His love today. God. YOU amaze me! Here are my Lunch Sack Seeds … Continue reading

Matthew, Luke and a 5K

Before too much time gets away from us….I wanted to extend an invitation to all of you. I am reading through the Gospels this Fall.  I just began the other day.  I am only six chapters into Matthew. I posted about this on our Facebook page and the response was great.  So many of you … Continue reading

Hitting On Kickoffs – by Brent Crenshaw

Newbern Cherokees. That was our name. We were red and white. Our uniforms weren’t fancy. In fact, they resembled practice squad hand-me-downs. But I didn’t care. I loved football. It was my eighth grade year and this was our biggest rival, the Trimble Demons. The air at their middle school football field smelled of grilled … Continue reading