One day several thousand years ago  a man called David asked God two questions. They are found in Psalm 15:1  Who may worship in your sanctuary? Who may enter your presence?  The answer David thought he heard was the following .  Those who lead blameless lives.  Blameless is a misunderstood word. It does not […]

Five Word Prayers

Writer and podcaster Lisa Whittle advocates Five Word Prayers. These short pithy prayers are powerful . They take us out of the panic or the lethargy of our life today.  They calm our racing thoughts and still our beating hearts.  Five Little Words take our focus off our circumstances. They anchor us in the reality […]


As I focused on Isaiah 54:10 this morning, the people and island of Hawaii came to mind. The volcano on the big island threatens to erupt again. Lava is bubbling up and toxic fumes demand immediate evacuation. Major highways are already closed and there is little way out. How do we understand God’s promise of […]