What Makes a Healthy Team? – Tips on getting along with one another.

When I was in Kenya last year and ministering with Pastor Laban and Pastor Mary Johnson from Voice for Jesus Ministries, I observed one thing about several of the pastors and ministers there.  They all encouraged one another and came out to support a visiting pastor or minister.  The “team spirit” was very strong.  Whether…

Indigestion – “I”s That Will Incinerate You

“For my groaning comes at the sight of my food, And my cries pour out like water.” Job 3:24 Which comes first, indigestion or groaning?  The truth is that your health can be ruined because of the way stress, crisis and trauma is handled in your life.  It is important that you recognize the early…

Like a Signal in the Sky….The Power of the Cross Never Dies!

I’m looking back a few years ago, when I took this picture.  I had spent a year in Ohio working at a large ministry and the experience and friendships that I made while I was there are not measurable.  There was probably not anything in Ohio that I didn’t love!  I thought I was going…

Partner with Me on my Trip to Africa!

Dear Friends and Family, July is finally here and  I’m excited to be heading to Challenge Farm in Kitale, Kenya Africa! Challenge Farm is part of Globe Hope, the humanitarian arm of Globe International, Inc. where I work. When I got saved at the age of 12, I felt God calling me to Africa. I…

“Cinderella Released, Take My Hand!”

This morning during prayer I began to be anxious, and feeling like I wasn’t doing “enough” to get things moving the direction the Lord would have me to go.  He told me to, “stay seated.” When the time was right He said, “I will come and take you by the hand.” He then reminded me…

The Devil in Your Dreams

Excerpt from Cinderella Released…from ashes to beauty I dreamed I was taken hostage by a gang along with my two young sons ages 8 and 10.  This was only a week after my youngest had told me coming home from church that he could “feel” the anointing of God on him when we would sing…

How to open prison doors…

“But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You (Jesus); Let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them; Let those also who love Your name Be joyful in You. For You, O LORD, will bless the righteous; With favor. You will surround them with a shield.” Psalm 5:11-12 No matter where…

Crisis Crushes, Prison Straw Softens, Evil Passes Through All Human Hearts

Chuck Swindoll always talks so realistically and hopefully about life’s crises: Crisis crushes. And in crushing, it often refines and purifies. You may be discouraged today because the crushing has not yet led to a surrender. I’ve stood beside too many of the dying, ministered to too many of the broken and bruised to believe…

Bouncing Back After Trauma

Bounce Back “The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” -General George S. Patton “bounce /bouns/ verb – to cause to bound and rebound — to spring back in a lively manner…” To “bounce” means the ability to fight through an issue, to…

Are You Fighting For Your Dream?

  If there’s magic in boxing, it’s the magic of fighting battles beyond endurance, beyond cracked ribs, ruptured kidneys and detached retinas. It’s the magic of risking everything for a dream that nobody sees but you. Eddie Dupris

Get a Life – Not Just A Job

Did you start your own business to have the freedom of being your own boss? Maybe you wanted to provide jobs for others. Did you fantasize about the lifestyle you would have as an entrepreneur? And what has happened since? Maybe you provide a good living for yourself and your employees, but you work harder…

Carrots, Eggs & Coffee

Carrots, Eggs & Coffee A carrot, an egg, and a cup of coffee…You will never look at a cup of coffee the same way again. A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to…