Confusion About Obedience and Disobedience

Obedience is an important precept taught in Scripture, but many believers struggle with it being burdensome, confusing and even at times tormenting. In my own experience, obedience and disobedience were distorted and gave fuel for anxiety, guilt and a heavy ladened spiritual life. As I have embraced my own healing journey, I’ve seen first hand […]

Read More

Do You Need An Emotional Sabbatical?

Emotional Sabbatical

I believe that God is calling many hearts to engage the power of an emotional sabbatical. Too often we attempt to experience transformation in our lives, but our lifestyle prohibits us from being able to tune into God and what he’s doing in our hearts. Many times we need an extended season of slowing down, […]

Read More

Do You Have Fun in Your Life?

Rest, Fun

One of the reasons you may lack rest in your life is because you don’t know how to simply have fun. Christians often take themselves too seriously. I bet you are one of them. I know I fall into it all the time. It’s easy to slide into being too serious, because we are dealing […]

Read More

Entering into Rest by Cutting Yourself Some Slack


Many times people ask me, “how long did it take you to overcome chronic anxiety?” or “how long did it take for the healing process?” Yet one of the biggest things that has helped me over the years is to be patient with myself and the transformation. I push myself to learn, but it took […]

Read More

Finding Rest in the Word of God

Rest, Word of God

Great rest is available as we rest on the Word of God. When I work with people who are struggling to hear God’s voice, I encourage them to focus their attention on what God has already said. This helps prime their hearing to the frequency of God’s voice in their hearts. There are many times […]

Read More

Five Ways You Can Let Go & Engage Rest

Learning to Let Go

One of the reasons we can’t land into rest is we struggle to let go. To many, this is one of the scariest actions to take. Their lives are full of stress and tension, but it’s the only way they know how to live. So letting go doesn’t seem fun. I remember having an experience […]

Read More

4 Reasons Unbelief Keeps You From Rest

Unbelief and Rest

We can leave rest as quickly as enter into it. Yet I find that most people beat themselves up about it, rather than getting the perspective they need to enter into and remain in the rest of God.   Personally, I didn’t know that we actually need to labor to get into rest, as soon […]

Read More

What is the Rest of God?

Rest of God

For over ten years, I’ve been fascinated about what it means to live in the rest of God. Growing up, the subject was mentioned in church, but how to actually process this rest seemed so foreign. In fact, the rest of God is actually one of the most counter cultural precepts in Scripture. It goes […]

Read More

Two Roads that Keep us From Living in Rest

We all long for rest. Peace. A calm within the storm, a slowing down of the all-too-frantic pace of life driven by deadlines and pressure. We look forward to the end of the day to rest. We get excited about vacation time, where we can finally land into some rest. But guess, what, it never happens! It seems […]

Read More