LETTING GO by Darby Anderson

In order for our hearts to live free, we must learn the spiritual grace of detachment- not abandoning our desire, but surrendering our will.  We must surrender our desire(s) to God. Is there anything you ardently desire that you are doing nothing to secure? The fact is, at this point in

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LEANING INTO DESIRE – Matthew 4:1-11 by Tim Brooks

“Life is a desperate quest through dangerous country to a destination that is, beyond all our wildest hopes, indescribably good.”   Successfully navigating this desperate quest involves not only arriving at the destination but arriving prepared to live out all our God given desires in eternity.  This journey demands that we

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ALL THINGS NEW by Darby Anderson

All Things New  Don’t ask yourself what the world needs…Ask yourself what makes you come alive and go do that… because what the world needs is people who have come alive. Revelation 21: 4 ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the

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THE GREAT RESTORATION by Melissa Olsen

If what we truly desire can’t be fulfilled in our lifetime, then what? Where do we find hope and joy in the space between what our heart desires and our broken reality? We have been given a promise of complete restoration, where all the brokenness is healed and all functions

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Mocking Desire by Darby Anderson

To live with desire is to choose vulnerability over self-protection; to admit our desire and to seek help beyond ourselves is even more vulnerable. It is an act of trust. In other words, those who know their desire and refuse to kill it, or refuse to act as though they don’t need to

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The Danger of Disowned Desire by Robert Woodson

When we ignore our desires, we’re more likely to fall prey to them. But when we “Disown” our desires, we end up being a lukewarm messenger. Are we passionate enough about our own testimony to be remembered a gospel bearers? “The ‘joy set before him’ enabled Jesus to endure the

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