Everything New


“See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin”. – Matthew 6:28 One of the most awesome things about being around children is seeing the world through their eyes.  So many times I just hurry through the routine of life and miss out on God’s awesome little things. When I do

Finding My Bearings


The kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit . . . Let us pursue the things which make for peace and the things by which one may edify another. —Romans 14:17, 19  One day I could hear that inner voice shouting orders at me:

Just for Today


Each day, a seed embraces the task placed before it. Today it might have to embrace the dark soil it has been pushed into. Tomorrow, it might be not resisting the water that makes it literally disintegrate and fall apart. And then in a week or two, a green shoot pushes up and out of

Trusting God with the What Ifs


“God is supernaturally tuned in to our frequency. His blazing eyes take in our slightest stir. His holy ears prick at our softest whisper. Better still, He’s in close proximity when we cry.” –Lisa Harper Life is littered with what ifs. What if there’s not enough money? Or resources to go around? Or the economy

The Greatest Stories of The Bible


Easter will be here in just two weeks, which means it’s time once again for The Greatest Stories of The Bible, a festival of movies shown on UPtv. Starting tonight (April 7) and continuing through Easter (Sunday, April 20), UPtv will air 21 classic stories from the New and Old Testaments. Flash Player needed to

REVELATION: The Way Things Will Be


The outline of the Book of Revelation is in the first chapter, nineteenth verse.  The author John tells us the book is about what he saw, the way things are, and the way things will be.  Most people do not find this a simple book to understand.  Maybe that’s why God promises a special blessing

Finding Purpose in Broken Pieces


For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. —John 3:16 KJV Herb Kliewer was forty-nine years old when he broke his neck in a fall and was left totally paralyzed. He ended up in a nursing home where all

You Know You Need Revival When . . .


Can you relate? Fortunately, help is on the way! Bringing together the “East” and “West” events from previous years into one nationwide tour…

A Good Weird


Imagine it’s your birthday. You’re all dressed up, enjoying lunch with a friend. After the plates are cleared, she passes you the shiny wrapped box. She grins and says, “Open it! I saw this, and it was so perfect I couldn’t resist.” You yank off the bow, tear away the paper, open the box .

JUDE: A Benediction


Jude wrote to warn the church about false teachers.  In the “benediction” of his letter we find great comfort.  “Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy, to God our Savior, who alone is wise, be glory and