Our debut single Revelation 5 is getting some iTunes attention!


revelation 5 itunes new song releaseIt has not even been a week and our debut single “Revelation 5” is getting some real attention. We are moving up in popularity and are receiving song reviews!

Please consider purchasing this track because all proceeds will go toward blessing others!!!

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Whom shall I fear? Trusting in the “I will” of God.


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Life comes at us at full force. Bills stack up, as life throws curve ball after curve ball. These situations cause us to make 1 of 3 choices:

1.) Freak out, get scared and worry about everything.
2.) Ignore it and hope that everything gets better.
3.) Trust in God that he will provide our needs according to his glory.

In all honesty, I can say that numbers 1 and 2 are very common to me. I frequently find myself in the shadow of fear while deciding to ignore the reality of my life. I watch my life crumble as the devil chuckles in the background. Is this situation common to you? When the situation seems hopeless what do you do? Did you know that this is the very situation that God wants to be Lord of? Did you know that he is called Lord for a reason?

Isaiah 41:10-13
10 So do not fear, for I am with you;
do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

11 “All who rage against you
will surely be ashamed and disgraced;
those who oppose you
will be as nothing and perish.
12 Though you search for your enemies,
you will not find them.
Those who wage war against you
will be as nothing at all.
13 For I am the LORD your God
who takes hold of your right hand
and says to you, Do not fear;
I will help you.

We have to understand that when God says “I will” he means it. He doesn’t say “If you do this, that, and this. I might…” God says “I will”. So remember, it’s about Faith not works so that no one can boast. How can we choose to remain in this unfaithful state of mind? Where God is light-years away and we scramble for some material way to make our situation better.

Will we choose to trust God in everything today? Will we trust him that he will be with us and he will help us through this life? This decision to trust in God is what touches his heart the most. He wants us to give ourselves fully so that he can reveal his love and power to us and others. After all, this is the way everything was in the beginning right? An almighty friend, desperately loving and longing for his creation.

If you choose to trust him today, please considering sharing with us.

What is Love? Baby don’t hurt me…..No More


  I have been reflecting on my relationship with God these last few days and realized a huge mistake that I have been making for quite some time. The bible says this about Love:

 Matthew 22:36-40 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”  37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’[a] 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[b] 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

However when I look more closely into my life and my actions, there is a resoundingly deep revelation. I have not truly been Loving God.

Let me explain…. When I wake up in the morning my first though is “I’m tired, let’s just hit the snooze…..” Then once I’m up I rush out the door and head to work. The rest of my day consists of me going here and there just doing what I do… But where is God in all of this?

When Jesus says that we should love God with all of our heart, soul, and strength this means we should have a constant desire to be in his presence and will for our lives. But we get busy, we get off track. We confuse loving other people with loving God by saying “I gave money to the poor, I changed this in myself, I…, I…, I…, I…”. Before we know it we use a deeds scale to measure our love for God and totally dodge him in the process. I was devastated when I realized this in my own personal life.

We have a tendency to just make decisions on a whim because it makes sense to us but where is God in our decisions? Paul lays it out perfectly in 1 Corinthians 13 and even states that if he does all types of miracles and accomplished “Feel good things” but doesn’t have love it is all worthless.

 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. 8 Love never fails.

When we look at this scripture I think we sort of miss the mark, we think “I love others” but why do we think that this passage of scripture starts with others. What about God? Shouldn’t we be patient with God in times of impatience? Shouldn’t we have a Kind heart toward God and walk in his leading? Shouldn’t we maintain focus on God so that we do not envy others? Shouldn’t we check our hearts with God so that we don’t live in pride? The list goes on!

I think God desires us to take the focus off of ourselves and other’s for a change and begin with him. Bring our love to him daily, this means from the second we wake up to the moment we sleep. And in every decision ask ourselves “do I love God in this decision?”. I have asked this very question today and have learned that I have missed the mark in a lot of ways and have focused on deeds and accomplishments instead of focusing on loving God first. This is a scary thought but please read this passage and really think if this might be you.

Matthew 7:21-23 21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ 23 Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!’

If so, Jesus can help you change. We have to ask, seek and knock. I truly believe that if we love God first, his real love will over flow us, flow through us, then will make its way into others lives. Then, We will truly help others by his leading. After all, from the beginning of time and even to this day it has been God’s desire for us to love him.

Are you misdirecting love in your life? Do you need to redirect your love to begin with God? It’s never too late to change. If you have made a choice to walk in love with Christ please take a moment to share your testimony. You do not have to be a WordPress user to leave a comment.

Rinse and Repeat


Would you really walk around town with a giant spaghetti stain on your brand new white T-Shirt?

  I think the majority of people will answer no to this question. We would take care of it. We would change our shirt, then wash the stained shirt with bleach in hopes that the stain would come out. Just imagine this… let’s say that not only did you decide to keep wearing the shirt, but you decided to head to work for an important business presentation. You stand before a group of co-workers with spaghetti still on your shirt. You stand complacent to the fact that there is a stain, and that people do notice it.

 Now let me flip the scenario.  Imagine walking around town with a deep down stain within your heart. Step by step as your feet hit the pavement, you feel as if this stain will just go away if you just stop thinking about it. Every encounter with life throughout the day serves as a reminder that the stain is there but you still ignore it. Little do you know, people do notice…  something deep down within you just isn’t right. The way you react, what your eyes and heart veer toward. Then to top it all off you have a presentation, on your knees before God… still ignoring the stain. Does this sound familiar?

 John 7:38
Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him.”

Rinse and repeat, then rinse and repeat again. But, you have to first notice the stain and deal with it. It doesn’t matter how the stain got there. The fact is that God can wash the stain away. The only true way is to be honest with others and with God about the stain, and allow him to flood it out of your life!

Jesus addressed this issue with the pharisees.

Matthew 23: 25-26 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence. 26 Blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and dish, and then the outside also will be clean.

God is concerned about our heart, not our presentation! This is a fight against complacency in a well settled down world, where we have learned to react to life’s surroundings as opposed to reacting to God. And the more we live for ourselves in this world, the less we even care about God the Father. Here’s a thought to ponder, and take a minute to think about it before answering. Would Jesus call you a Pharisee?   

What are your thoughts on this post? Are you willing to share what’s on your heart about this issue? If so please do comment. And keep in mind that you do not have to be a WordPress user to comment.

Deep down within (James 5:16)


How can a blind man lead a blind man?

Luke 6:39

Then Jesus gave the following illustration: “Can one blind person lead another? Won’t they both fall into a ditch?

I know the feeling, we want to help others but we have something deep within that is lurking in the shadows. A certain habit it seems. I will call it what it is though. It’s a deep down sin that has a hold. The scary thing is that if you don’t seek to change this sin it will destroy you. The very same scenario rings true in my life. I held a monster inside for so long that it became part of me. There is hope though. There is freedom in Christ

John 8:36

So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.

So before you give up know this. If Christ can change my heart he can change yours. But you will need to choose Christ. Let me say that again, you will need to choose Christ. I don’t mean be saved. I mean give that sin to God. There are certain steps you can take to change your heart. I know from personal experience that they work.

  1. Confess: Not just to God. Confess to your spouse, your brother’s or sister’s in Christ, Your pastor….. Everyone you can think of. You will have to experience humility before Christ can set you free.
  2. Replace: You will need to replace this desire with the word of God. This is the only way to freedom. If you don’t get into God’s word you will replace this sin with something else.
  3. Be accountable: Find someone who is willing to hold you accountable but this requires great honesty. Ultimately you will need to remind yourself that even if you lie to your accountability partner, God knows!
  4. Press on toward the goal:  Philippians 3:14 I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us.
  5. Pray! and not just for yourself. Pray for others. God will begin to develop a selfless life within you.

It all starts with confession though. I am very blessed to have a strong accountability partner who takes it very seriously. I look up to this person and I feel as if he looks up to me in some ways also. We both know that we will have to answer to each other at the end of the day.

James 5:16

Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.

There is power in confession, there is freedom in confession and there is healing in confession. But let’s not forget the important point to pray for one another. Prayer and confession must go hand in hand for the healing to take place. Confession and transparency makes us righteous in God’s eyes and this makes our prayers more powerful and effective!

Have you ever came across a life changing situation like this? Where you had to confess and change your heart? If so, will you be willing to leave a general comment explaining what the Lord has brought you through and where he is taking you?

Is it about me? Or him? 1st Corinthians 9:22-23 (Message Version)


Have you ever been in a predicament where you have a chance to serve God but in a way that you aren’t used to? A way that takes you out of your comfort zone? Have you ever thought that maybe that’s what you need to take your eyes off of yourself? That’s exactly what happened to me.

I received an email from a church leader asking me if I would do a 3 minute monologue on the minor prophet Obadiah. I have been used to being on stage, but mostly to sing or Rap but never to do a monologue. I was in a predicament. I had to choose, me or God.  I really wanted to choose me and could hear my flesh screaming, but I knew deep down inside that God had a bigger plan for all of this. That’s truly what it’s all about isn’t it?

I don’t want to do it because I _______ ( <——- insert what ever excuse that relates)…

I think Paul said it best

1st Corinthians 9:22-23

I’ve become just about every sort of servant there is in my attempts to lead those I meet to a God-Saved life. I did all this because of the message. I didn’t just want to talk about it, I wanted to be it.

Wow.. .wait… Let’s back up a bit. “Just about every sort of servant”! And I’m having a hard time doing a monologue? I realize now that I was struggling with pride and in hindsight I see that God wanted to show me that my confidence need’s to be in him! The message of Obadiah is about Pride. Edom was eventuality destroyed by their own pride.

When we tell Jesus that he is Lord of our lives we are telling him that we place him first and that nothing will come before him. So if the opportunity arises we need to allow him to use us to bless others. I have much more growing to do in this subject. Just because I made a good choice to serve God in doing the monologue doesn’t mean that I have denied all of my rights. My heart is willing but my flesh is weak. Even though we have no rights we still tend to live life as something that we can fit God into.

Luke 9:23  The Message (MSG)

Then he told them what they could expect for themselves: “Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead. You’re not in the driver’s seat—I am. Don’t run from suffering; embrace it. Follow me and I’ll show you how. Self-help is no help at all. Self-sacrifice is the way, my way, to finding yourself, your true self.

So if we deny ourselves we will find our true identity in Christ. If we will allow God to lead us by his spirit we first need to throw away our plans for our life.

The monologue went well and God blessed me in my obedience. I remember the second out of the 3 times I did the monologue, quieting my heart and saying “Lord shine through me and lead me”. I had memorized the monologue but didn’t really give it all to Jesus until that moment. I heard him softly say to me ” I will”.

The hard truth is that unless we allow God to lead us we will never truly know who we are. But if we allow him to take our hand even into situations that are out of our comfort zone, we will see true growth with our identity in him.

Has a situation like this ever happend to you? If so, please comment below.