A Boy Named Oswald from Sanford, Florida

Growing up in the second grade and going to Southside Elementary school in Sanford, Florida was a big deal. I can still remember my classroom with the high gloss wooden floors and ceiling to floor windows. You could actually stand there and look out at the trees, the squirrels, the bushes that surrounded the front…

Oh No, Little Johnny

All your children will be taught by the LORD, and great will be their peace. Isaiah 54:13 One of my greatest joys in life was raising my children while I was working for Johnny Blue and April Craig. They still own Craig Commercial Realty in Tallahassee, Florida and have raised three wonderful children, Johnny Blue…

The Call of Intercessors

 “We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does his will, God listens to him.” John 9:31 According to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ will even now, as always,…

Major League Courage

“So Gideon took ten of his servants and did as the LORD told him. But because he was afraid of his family and the men of the town, he did it at night rather than the daytime.” Judges 6:27 Gideon was afraid but he did it anyway. It took courage. Lorraine is 98 years old…

Exciting August News & Ministry Update

Dear Friends and Loved Ones: Can I tell you something exciting? The Lord has used so many of you to help encourage and empower me, I am so thankful for you! Although we have all been under a tremendous time of stretching, we can be certain that God promises to finish the work He has…

Crowns will roll in the dust

“Come down from your thrones and sit in the dust, for your glorious crowns will soon be snatched from your heads.”

Friends & Freedom Fighters….

The Horrific Truth about Human Traffickingwith Tomas Lares Click Title or below picture to watch Video The first time I met Tomas Lares was at a business meeting. The second time he was leading worship for an evening intercessory prayer service. Tomas speaks both English and Spanish fluently and in a way that draws you…

Pray, Plant, Feed & Water, Prune & Harvest

Let your [a]character or moral disposition be free from love of money [including greed, avarice, lust, and craving for earthly possessions] and be satisfied with your present [circumstances and with what you have]; for He [God] [b]Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor [c]give you up nor leave you without…

Behold! The Look!

There is something about the look between a mother and her child that touches a place deep in my heart. It invokes a passion mixed with a fierceness to protect, especially when that child or loved one is hurting or in danger. Is there someone in your life that sparks this type of emotion? Perhaps…

Good Seeds Rise!

So, my son, throw yourself into this work for Christ. Pass on what you heard from me—the whole congregation saying Amen!—to reliable leaders who are competent to teach others. When the going gets rough, take it on the chin with the rest of us, the way Jesus did. A soldier on duty doesn’t get caught…

Two Donkeys, Now When & Now Then

Recently I was reading the story about Balaam and his donkey, and came across the following passage: NOW WHEN Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, he did not resort to divination as at other times, but turned his face toward the wilderness. When Balaam looked out and saw Israel encamped tribe…

We are in His hands…

I was speaking with mine and my children’s God mother Naomi Moore, and as usual she began to praise the Lord and remind me that we are in God’s hands… God has the whole world in His hands. To listen to message by Podcast, If My People Who Are Called By My Name… People living…

Hope Springs, The Hope Project

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 Hope SpringsLocation TBD Yasmin is a long time friend and minister with whom I am partnering with to open a home and community for…

Tessa Quirindongo ~ Advocate & “First Mother” Counselor

Mentor & First Mom Counselor Tessa We met over a decade ago… Since then she and I have cried, laughed and prayed together through the years. She has recently married a wonderful man and continues to be passionate about family unity, evangelism, teaching and especially ministering to “first mothers.” For those who may be unfamiliar…

Widows, Orphans, & Prodigals

roll on, Jordan, roll
Yeah, this sad world we live in, boys, it sure can get you down
When you can’t seem to get your head on straight and your feet back on the ground
But I think every little thing’s gonna be alright, yeah, it’s all gonna be okay
Isaac Watts

The Pig Stuck in the Mud

Recently I had a dream and it was terrible. In it there was a pig like the one pictured above that was buried and stuck in the mud. This pig looked so awful that I felt like she/he would die any second. It was buried up past it’s neck and stuck up under the porch…

Woman in the Mirror

“Who do you believe you are?” She was asked this question recently and the answers varied from last week. “I’m a mother, grandmother who is alone, sad, tired, fat, homeless and disillusioned.” “Why do you believe that?” “Why? Because that is what I think others see. Therefore, I believe that is who I am.” “Why…

Help! I’ve Been Arrested!

I was recently traveling and had just pulled into a McDonalds to take a bathroom break.  I had been praying and listening to the radio all morning. During this past season I’ve been alone a lot except for when I’m doing ministry or helping someone in crisis or trauma. I also love being a road…