Are We Living a Metanoia Kind of Life?

Produce fruit in keeping with repentance. Matthew 3:8 (NIV) I ran across something this week in the way of a word. That word being repentance, which is found countless times in the New Testament. So, when a word stands out to you it could be the Holy Spirit highlighting that particular word for you to... Continue Reading →


Living Inside Out

23 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices—mint, dill and cumin. But you have neglected the more important matters of the law—justice, mercy and faithfulness. You should have practiced the latter, without neglecting the former. 24 You blind guides! You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel. 25 “Woe to... Continue Reading →

Practice Makes Progress

24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. 26 But everyone who... Continue Reading →

Who Are You Following?

 So Peter turned around and saw the disciple Jesus loved following them. That disciple was the one who had leaned back against Jesus at the supper and asked, “Lord, who is the one that’s going to betray You?” When Peter saw him, he said to Jesus, “Lord—what about him?” “If I want him to remain until... Continue Reading →

Labor & Delivery

Read: Genesis 1:1-2 Psalm 139:13-16 Romans 6:4 There seem to be times in one’s life where it is impossible not to think about the miracle of life, one's own mortality, and eternity. One of those times for me was the recent birth of my daughter Karli Marie. In the hours leading up to her birth... Continue Reading →

The Power of P.R.A.Y.E.R

But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you. Matthew 6:33(HCSB)     Matthew 6:33 is a verse that one will hear quoted many times during their time at Cookeville Rescue Mission. But what does it take to seek God? Simply put, one of the main... Continue Reading →

What is Consuming You?

They will consume your harvest and your food. They will consume your sons and your daughters. They will consume your flocks and your herds. They will consume your vines and your fig trees. They will destroy with the sword your fortified cities in which you trust. Jeremiah 5:17 (HCSB)   Hello all! I’m sorry that I... Continue Reading →

H.O.P.E in the Struggle

Hello all, sorry I have not published anything for the last couple of weeks. There is a lot of change happening at the Mission lately. God is up to some big things at Cookeville Rescue Mission (CRM). However, God’s big happenings begin with small changes. These small changes take place one after another building up... Continue Reading →

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