Showing posts from April 25, 2010

The Time Is Now

I have currently been obsessed with this song by Phil Wickham, who is one of my favorites. In fact this song has been on repeat for about a day or two. The songs message hit me hard. We can't wait till tomorrow and put off serving God and loving others. We are promised today and we don't need to worry about the future. So let us love now and keep God our number one priority day after day.

The battle line is drawn, it’s all in black and white.
Hope is pulling forward, can feel it from behind, it’s time.
It’s time to make a move, so what will you decide?
The clock is ticking on, don’t let it pass you by, it’s time.
It’s time.

The time is now, for lifting souls.
The time is now, for letting go.
From your skin, to your core.
Let light, and love, come rushing through the door.
Oh, come rushing through the door.

You’ve learned every song, memorized the verse,
took the bread and wine, and even bought the shirt,
it’s time.
it’s time to hold your shield,
it’s time to draw your sword,
let’s lead the re…

Trust leads to Joy

"Do not be like them, for your Fatherknows what you need before you ask him." Matt. 6:8

Sometimes when we have no idea what we are getting into, we just have to trust God.
Going into this last weekend, I had no idea what I was supposed to be expecting of my bible leaders retreat. I arrived and excitedly met all the Intervarsity bible leaders from OSU, U of O, Willamette, PSU, and Reed. We started off with what was to be expected, worship, a bible study and silly games. Oh and I forgot to mention I was in a showdown at the end of an eating relay and I won by finishing off on saltine crackers, it was pretty epic.

I could already feel God at work as we all headed off to bed and I just knew he was up to something. The next morning, I woke up to the blaring sound of "The Final Countdown," not only was this not the most pleasant song to wake up to, but it was 5 A.M! As quick as we could, we got ready and were ready for our "mission." Our goal was to find our brea…