Author Archives: writersteppe

God’s Word of Transformation

We’ve focused upon Living on Purpose since March, and Restoration since August. Now, let’s continue with transformation. God wants to transform us. When we live on purpose, i.e., for God’s purposes, then we learn contentment in all situations. We are … Continue reading

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Restored to Greatness

We looked at Colossians last week, and saw that Paul prayed, regularly, for this church, though he had not met them.  And we recognized our need to pray for each other, too. As well, we saw that Paul was thankful … Continue reading

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Reached to Restore

I remember once when I was first in Kazakhstan, I was invited to accompany a team of doctors who were going to help some people in a village. The people didn’t have access to good health care, and these doctors … Continue reading

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Restored to Restore

I truly try to keep the perspective that life is full of adventure, and I am on the ride of my life! Yes, I am optimistic to a fault and visionary, but were it not for the presence of Jesus … Continue reading

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Create in Me a Pure Heart: A Continuing Response to Racism

10 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. 11 Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. 12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to … Continue reading

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Be the Restoration

I’m so thankful for you, our congregation here at River of Life. Thank you for your service to the Lord, and for your service to this community. You are showing this community that you Love Your Neighbor as Yourself. The … Continue reading

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Even When it Hurts

With such a title, you can either grab a blanket and take a nap, or to put on your seat belts and get ready for a rough ride. 🙂 Today, we have experienced many things that happen in most churches: … Continue reading

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