“When I think of all this, I fall to my knees and pray to the Father,” (Ephesians 3:14, NLT) Each day I set aside time to think and dream. It's the most productive time of my day. I dream, search the scriptures, and do my my best to pray according to God's will and promises.…Read more When I Dream and Think, I Pray!
If you ever experienced the cloud of darkness that enters into your mind and heart, then you’ll understand the story from the Bible tonight. The World Health Organization has declared depression as the second most common cause of disability worldwide. Teenagers as well as adults today are struggling with depression. In the world young Hannah…Read more Battling Depression with Prayer
This morning during my quiet time my heart was filled up with joy reading this verse. “Dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the…Read more Filled Up or Burned Up
My first exposure to green roof was in Europe in the 1990's. It was exciting to hear about the potential of these roofs to reduce stormwater flooding and reduce river erosion. Some of the green roofs are over 40 years old. Perhaps you might ask the same question I did, "Why?" If you look from…Read more The Green Roof at the Rouge Plant
Planting flags, patriotic music, prayers, and memory is how we remember those who gave their lives defending our freedom. Today, President Trump laid the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, a place my Dad loved to visit. He would always reflect and tell me a story or two. He always reminded…Read more Memorial Day Reflections
Whenever my family is together it’s noisy. Lots of laughter, conversation, and just good fun. When someone prays over a meal or for one another however, everyone is quiet immediately. When Woodland Church worships in song it’s a joyful sound. The band, singers, and the congregation sing out our praises to God. Many of the…Read more Listening to God #2
God really does speak to us through the Bible. The Bible doesn’t have to be defended; it is a living, dangerously sharp collection of books that will penetrate your life and thoughts. Perhaps your familiar with this verse. “For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword,…Read more Listening to God
A Daily Prayer Update Regarding the Coronavirus
Happy Friday Family, At Woodland Church we are taking precautionary measure to protect and care spiritually, emotionally, and physically for our Woodland Family in light of the recent developments with the Coronavirus. We are asking you to help us keep you safe and protect others as well. At this time we are not cancelling our Sunday…Read more Letter to Our Woodland Family 2020/03/13
When you understand fasting, you will want to fast. You will call it a delight that you fasted. Once again, I want to emphasize that we don’t fast to score points with God or earn His love. God loves you! Fasting as a response to a crisis in life or as a spiritual discipline out…Read more How to begin and the benefits of Fasting?