Learning the Language of Heaven – “Shout it Out!”

  In a world overrun by a constant storm of messages of negativity, hate, discord, and fear, we can easily fall into despair. Recently I have heard many people say they don’t watch the news anymore and they have turned off social media accounts because it drains them of peace.   For some reason I […]

“This is How I Fight My Battles…”

Written by Mike Verkaik For the past month I have had the same song going through my mind. I first heard it with Tim at the conference we attended in Redding, CA. Music has always had a significant influence on my life and as the worship team sang the lyrics of Surrounded, the words resonated […]

Abba Father’s Play House – A Standing Stone to the Goodness of the Father

What a blessing to share that in October Oceans Ministries celebrated its 4th Birthday! As the board reflected over the past four years we were overwhelmed by the Father’s faithfulness and the countless ministry opportunities provided. Beautiful Gate Care Center in Lesotho Africa is near and dear to our hearts and Oceans was recently asked […]

Living in the Cloud – Love

  Since last week’s blog on Hope I have received several cards, a coffee mug, and engaged in several conversations about Hope! Even on Monday morning as I sat down to write this entry I opened my journal and Romans 5:5 jumped off the page.   Hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured […]

Learning to Live in the Cloud – Hope

  A big hand came down into the room and lifted me up with a secure loving grip and I heard a voice say, “It is going to happen.”   Several years ago I had this vision/dream above that brought me an incredible amount of hope and peace in the midst of an overwhelming season […]

Learning to Live in the Cloud – Faith!

  One of the things I love about living in Colorado is the brilliant bright sun surrounded by the deep blue sky at altitude. Since I was born under this magnificent canopy, persistent cloudy days have an adverse effect on my mood.   Spiritually, I anticipated the longer I walked in faith things would become […]