Busy Martha

You may remember Jesus’ dear friends, Lazarus, Martha and Mary. Jesus loved all three equally, but he seemed to truly relish his time with Lazarus, the older brother. I think he felt like he could just sit and be himself with Lazarus. Lazarus’ home was quiet, and the two of them would sit all afternoon …

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Satan’s number one weapon is busyness. I have witnessed many a soul lost to Satan through busyness. And because of busyness I have also witnessed many a man or woman find salvation, but miss the Life to the Full Jesus promised. As the Way has grown and spread, our slower and more meditative Hebrew culture …

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Destroy, Distract, Discourage

We had just endured an extraordinary physical challenge from the flogging we received from the Sanhedrin, but that outside challenge soon faded into the background as we faced a new challenge from within: distractions and busyness. The persecution we were experiencing from the outside was easy to identify and therefore, at least for me, easier …

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