Combatting Spiritual Warfare with Wisdom and Boldness

Combatting Spiritual Warfare with Wisdom and Boldness

When it comes to angels and demons, I have more questions than answers. Have you ever wondered why angels always had to say, “Do not be afraid,” even though they’re on our side? Why did cartoonists illustrate the devil with a pitchfork? Why is it that most of our modern day stories of intense interaction with the spiritual realm come from missionaries serving in countries where some kind of voodoo or black magic is practiced?   Every account of the spiritual realm given to us in the Bible is... Read More
A Life of Service

A Life of Service

I’ll never forget taking a seat in the corner booth of the café, knots forming in my stomach, not dissimilar to the giant soft pretzels on display. I waited for the familiar ding of my phone to alert me that she had arrived, anxiously pressing my Home button every 30 seconds for what seemed like an eternity. Finally, it was the chime of the entrance door that knocked me back to my senses, as my coffee date stepped inside wearing her signature smile—the kind of smile that immediately puts you... Read More
What’s so Great about Orange?

What’s so Great about Orange?

“What’s so great about Orange? What makes you unique?”   It’s a question we get almost daily. Admittedly, I am a bit biased, but after over 20 years in ministry, and after talking to thousands of leaders in all those years, I am always confident in the answers I give. Different leaders have different elements that appeal to them based on their particular ministry needs and personal preferences. This is a variety of those pieces that come together to make us a truly unique choice:... Read More
What Does it Mean to Think Orange? 

What Does it Mean to Think Orange? 

Color is an amazing gift from God!  He loves color.  He has decorated our world so beautifully with sunsets, oceans, flowers, and more wonders than we can see in a lifetime! I love that God has created us in His image and has put creativity in the hearts of each one of us. Did you know that there is such a thing as color psychology? It is really interesting that research shows that colors can impact our moods, feelings, and behaviors. We have experts telling us what colors to paint certain... Read More