lead us not

Good morning Lift Family. I wanted to share a quick encouragement. Twice in the Gospel of Luke Jesus refers to temptation not as an event that happens to us, but almost as if it is a place or a doorway. In Luke 11, Jesus teaches us to pray, “lead us not into...

Varoom!

I don’t want a theology that revs up nicely at the Sunday car show and has its chrome shiny and spotless next to all the other entries…but then breaks down on the way to work most Mondays. I want a theology that is Monday muddy from helping someone get...

Mistake or Holy Moment

Over my 49 years, I’ve directed many choirs and conducted hundreds of hymns as a music minister, and led even more worship sets as a worship pastor. I witnessed the manifested presence of the Lord in worship gatherings time after time. But yesterday, September...

Eternity

Good morning Lift family and friends. Eternity has been on my heart lately, like someone touching my arm because they need to interrupt my conversation. When God revealed His thoughts about us in Jeremiah 29:11, He wasn’t only talking about a “future and a...

PRAY30: Day 30 – To know Him and LIFT Him up

Here we are, Lift family — not the finish line of a season to press into Jesus together, but the starting line of an adventure … together … in Him! We are better, together! What happens when we come together, pruned and snapped … beautifully broken … and lift up a...