Posts in Ryan-Midday
Victory Parade

In Christ we are victors, and in a very real sense every step we take in this world is an opportunity to “declare His resurrection victory, the victory that makes salvation available to the world.” Will you and I spread his beautiful aroma today?

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You Can Never Pray Too Much

Turn again and again to the Lord, with prayers that are specific, on the spot, detailed, and out of the box. Pray when you pass an accident on the highway. Pray when you get into your car and out of it. Pray when a face floats into your mind. Pray when the Spirit nudges, and then pray some more. You can never pray too much.

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Empty Vessels

Max Lucado ends his devotional with these simple but powerful words: God’s power shows up best in weak people. Cracked jars of clay. Crumpled plastic bags on the floor in the back seat of the car. You and me - weak vessels made strong in Christ.

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How Being an Insulin-Dependent Diabetic (or having chronic pain) Has Affected My Walk with the Lord

I’m not the same person I was before chronic pain. I don’t like physical pain - to be honest most days I hate it - but I can see how it has helped me to slow down, rearrange my priorities, and focus my time and energy on others instead of myself. God still has plenty of work to do in my life, but the things I’ve learned and gained through chronic pain have become priceless gifts.

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