Category: Fortify

May 18

Having the faith to stand still

After throwing the fourth knife the man looked at my colleague and said, “It takes a lot of faith to stand absolutely still.” The son knew the father’s skill and trusted him enough to stand absolutely still.

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Apr 20

Ripple Effect

One of things I love about my job as the College & Youth Director is having the chance to see a passion for the persecuted church grow in a student’s heart. This semester I have had Machaela intern for me and as part of her program we went through the Ripple Effect series. While she […]

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Mar 16

Open Our Eyes

“He said, ‘Do not be afraid, for those who are with us are more than those who are with them.’ Then Elisha prayed and said, ‘O LORD, please open his eyes that he may see.’ So the LORD opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw, and behold the mountain was full of […]

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Feb 16

Remember Those in Prison

As most of us have not spent time in prison, the author of Hebrews has left us with a difficult challenge when he said, “Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them,” (Hebrews 13:3). But what if you could step inside a prison cell and pray for persecuted Christians around the […]

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Jan 18

Praying Light into the Darkness

It never fails that when I have the opportunity to share with an individual or a group, the response is, “What can I do?” or “How do I get involved?” And my response is always the same, “Please pray.” However, prayer often doesn’t feel like we are doing enough or we are unable to see […]

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