Author Archives: nhiemstra

Overcoming Dry Periods

Maybe it is just me, but there have been times when I would be sitting in church and watching folks getting blessed, encouraged, Holy Ghost excited, but there I was, dry and empty and nothing? They would cry; they were … Continue reading

Posted in A Life of Prayer, A Perfect Heart, A Time of Elightenment, Boldness, Cost Counting, Daily Thoughts | 1 Comment

Facing Tough Times

In the New Testament, you will find where Jesus ordered his disciples to get into a boat, knowing that it was headed for trouble! I am serious! Turn over to Matthew 14, look down to verse twenty-two where it says, “Yeshua quickly … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Thoughts | Leave a comment

Wait Patiently

Gordon King is one of the “Bloggers” I follow. The other day, he was addressing a problem that I believe all of us occasionally face. You know, where we become impatient with our Father. We face some difficulty, and we … Continue reading

Posted in A Life of Prayer, A Time of Elightenment, Adversity, Daily Thoughts | Leave a comment

People of “Authentic” Faith

I am no longer in leadership, but recently, I was discussing with someone how we used to choose Elders, Deacons and other leaders within our church. I explained that we didn’t look through “natural” eyes. We looked for someone who … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Thoughts | Leave a comment

Cost Counting

In the Church, we always hear about faith. But do we really understand what “faith” entails? I mean, everybody has faith. Think about it. When you punch the time-clock each day for work, it takes faith that, come payday, your … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Thoughts | 1 Comment

This is Crazy!

“Hey, many are looking at all of the events in our world and are seeing “weeping and gnashing of teeth.” I hear many crying, “The end is coming!” What are we going to do? Which is odd. Why are we … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Thoughts | Leave a comment

There IS Hope!

Recently, I was reading Psalm 27, and verses 13-14 “lit up” for me: “What, what would have become of me had I not believed that I would see the Lord’s goodness today? I will wait patiently for the Lord. I … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Thoughts | Leave a comment