Category Archives: Entering the land of writing for ministry

It’s time to come out!

From then on, Jesus begin to preach. (Matthew 5:17, NLT) What is a wilderness experience in the life of an aspiring writer? It is a season designed to prepare you to write for publication for the Christian marketplace. A period … Continue reading

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Are you keeping the main thing the main thing?

Remember to keep the main thing the main thing. ~E. K. Bailey~ My beloved Pastor, who is now deceased, used to share the above quote periodically  with the members of his congregation. It was a reminder to us that no matter how … Continue reading

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Is your table wobbly?

Life is like a table with four legs. If one of those legs is too long or too short, the table is wobbly.  Anne Sirna I could write all day because I love to write. But when I looked at … Continue reading

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It is possible!

For nothing is impossible with God.  (Luke 1:37) My next book has a deadline of completion for the beginning of March, but it seems like an impossible feat when I think about the number of pages I still have to … Continue reading

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GET TO WORK!

They replied at once, “Good! Let’s rebuild the wall! So they began the good work.” Nehemiah 3:18, NLT. Not a day passes when I hear someone say they’re going to write a book. Yet few people ever begin.  Why? Because … Continue reading

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Finish what you’ve started

I want to suggest that you finish what you started a year ago, for you were the first to propose the idea, and you were the first to begin doing something about it.   II Corinthians 8:10-11, NLT I needed to … Continue reading

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The Passion of the Writer

Since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourself with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer too. I Peter 4:1, NLT While listening to a panelist at a writing seminar, she shared the word passion evolved … Continue reading

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Are you like the athlete, soldier or farmer?

No one serving as a soldier gets entangled in civilian affairs, but rather tries to please his commanding officer. Similarly, anyone who competes as an athlete does not receive the victor’s crown except by competing according to the rules. The … Continue reading

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IT’S TIME

Pharaoh sent for Joseph at once and he was brought hastily from the dungeon. Genesis41:14, NLT Like a woman who has to wait nine months before she gives birth to her child, you will have to experience a gestation period … Continue reading

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ARE YOU COMPELLED?

Preaching the Good News is not something I can boast about. I am compelled by God to do it. How terrible for me if I didn’t preach the Good News!   I  Corinthians 9:16, NLT Wake up. Dress. Eat. Drop off.  … Continue reading

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