Word Nerd Wednesday – Yahweh Gibbor Milcahmah

My dear friend Katie Chew returns for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday discussion of what it means that God is our Yahweh Gibbor Milcahmah.  That may sound like a mouthful, but trust me, you are going to want to absorb the power from the truth she shares here! Who is this King of Glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle. Psalm 24:8 Hebrew: Yahweh Gibbor […]

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5 Strategies to Stop Stealing God’s Glory

While I was in Kansas on a staff planning retreat with Planting Roots, I had an experience that made me wonder if I would ever be able to stop stealing God’s glory. It challenged the way I look at shining so others would come to know Him and ultimately giving Him all the glory. I […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Eli

I’m thrilled to have my dear friend (and super talented web designer) Kate joining us for this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday as we explore what it means for us to call God, Eli. As we approach Easter, this one is particularly poignant. ********* The Nuances of God’s Names I don’t know about you, […]

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When You Wonder Why Doors Won’t Open

Do you ever wonder why doors won’t open in your life? A recent experience gave me some insight into closed doors and helped me look for opportunities while I wait for God to turn the lock and grease the hinges. ********* We don’t have our back yard fenced in yet, so taking Sheldon out to […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Jehovah Tsidkenu

My dear friend Kathie joins us for this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday to discuss what it means for us to call God Jehovah Tsidkenu. ********* Jehovah Tsidkneu – “God of Righteousness” The name Tsidkneu comes from the Hebrew word tsedeq or the Aramaic word tsidqah, meaning righteousness. Tsedeq is the more popular form, […]

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The Wonder of Marriage

This week my husband and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary and I was once again struck by the wonder of marriage. I recently talked with the women of Military Wives Connect in Stafford, Virginia about this very topic. The funny thing is, I didn’t put a lot of thought into the title at the […]

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