The Hidden Lesson in Jesus and Lazarus’ Story: Doing What We Can Do

So I’m going to keep this short, because short is good. Jesus told short stories, and I love that. Short is powerful. Maybe you know the Lazarus story already? Jesus raises him from the dead in John 11. Think about that: Lazarus has no blood flow. His brain is done. His organs are already disorganized.…

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When You Feel Hopeless and Discouraged, You Need To Cry Out To Jesus

I have so much fun talking with you! Most afternoons, I share “One Truth” on my radio show. As you tune in for hope and inspiration, I can always find the same from my online friend Kim Jones-Pothier. Not too long ago, she said: “Never be afraid or embarrassed to struggle! We’ve all been in a…

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This Is What’s Really Happening When God Allows Trials In Your Life

God will allow five things to go wrong in your life so that perhaps one great thing can come to fruition, according to His plan. He is always present, guiding you through His Spirit, but our eyes are so often fixated on all the messy wrongs surrounding us that we often lose sight of His sovereignty in the minor details of our life.

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crown of thorns nail and wooden beam in a pile

Last year made me do something strange: A character study of Jesus.  I write stage plays and musicals. When I embark on a new project, character studies are the first things I do.  Who is this character? What’s the character’s motivation?What are the character’s tendencies and quirks?  When I figure out who the person is,…

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God Is With You in the Midst of Struggles

God is With you in the struggles

I have so much fun talking with you.  Most afternoons, I share “One Truth” on my radio show as a daily dose of hope and inspiration. Not too long ago, I shared one that said, “Never be afraid or embarrassed to struggle! We’ve all been in a struggle. There is absolutely no shame in working hard…

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