Gratitude is About Noticing the Simple Pleasures of Life

Life is full of so many blessings. The question is: Do we take time to notice and acknowledge them as we go about our daily lives, or do we take them for granted? Pause for a moment and imagine losing even a few of the things that often seem so “normal.” Suddenly you...

Beautiful Suffering?

Beautiful Suffering?

Beautiful suffering! It sounds like a contradiction. The Word says if you choose to be His, then you will suffer: “For to you it has been granted on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake” (Philippians 1:29). The purpose of God...

The Kingdom of God is a Relational Kingdom

The Kingdom of God is a Relational Kingdom

by: KP Yohannan One of my all-time favorite books is The Calvary Road by Roy Hession. This book was written in the context of a group of missionaries working and experiencing a time of revival together. In the introduction of the book, Norman P. Grubb writes, We [the...

You Be My Jesus

You Be My Jesus

Sometime back, a friend shared with me some of his burdens. One after another he talked about discouragements and failures that seemed to have gotten the best of him. I listened prayerfully, asking the Lord to help me understand what he was going through. I sensed the...

When I Was Young

When I Was Young

No matter how old we are or how many miles we’ve traveled, it can just take a scent or an old familiar meal and we are suddenly transported back home again to when we were small children. When I close my eyes, I can see my village like it was when I was young . . . so...

With Each Stroke by KP Yohannan

With Each Stroke by KP Yohannan

Have you ever watched an artist paint a picture at a street corner or in a park? When the artist first takes his canvas, puts it on the easel, dips his brush into a color and begins to paint, he alone knows how the painting will look when it is completed. For me as a...

Life Is Beautiful When You Know Why

Life Is Beautiful When You Know Why

King Solomon’s journey into life began with an incredible, supernatural experience with the Almighty God who had chosen him to be king over His people Israel. Solomon was inexperienced and naïve, but he had a humble and tender heart. In a childlike manner he said to...

Creation

Creation

God Eternity past Time when there was no time Stood on nothing For there was nothing to stand on. He spoke words Words that only He knew what it meant. “Let there be.” Out of nothing With nothing All things came into being. Sun Moon Oceans filled with fish Trees and...