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...