Ruth Hendrickson Articles

Spirit-Filled Pastor: Just One Word for a New Year

Read Time: 2 Minutes 35 Seconds Here we are at the beginning of a brand-new year. Each year holds its share of ups and...
The Wonder of a Baby and the Plans of God

The Wonder of a Baby and the Plans of God

When I was pregnant with my children, each one held a space of wonder in my heart. I thought about the exact date they would be born on. I would ponder what their height and weight would be. I wondered at times, by the amount of movement I felt, if they would be...

The Power of Emotions

The Power of Emotions

How do you use your emotional currency? Do you use it to build up and strengthen or to tear down and destroy? Many straddle the two realms depending on the moment, primarily when dealing with intense emotions. Someone once said that every intense emotion is just an...

Do You Unintentionally Prefer the Demonic?

Do You Unintentionally Prefer the Demonic?

Do you prefer the presence and power of Jesus Christ over the demonic realm? You may immediately answer yes; however, I would caution that we get comfortable with what we live with. It is easy to adjust to our surroundings rather than allow Jesus in to bring healing....

Crushing the Barrier Between You and God

Crushing the Barrier Between You and God

Have you ever felt like there is a wall between you and God? One of my favorite songs, as a high-schooler stated that I could run through the troops and leap over walls (Psalm 18:29). However, reality can hit hard, and I can feel like I hit that wall just as hard....

When Your Family is Divided

When Your Family is Divided

Division in families is nothing new until it hits your family. It tears into the heart at breakneck speeds. Suddenly, your advice for others takes on a new meaning as your emotions swirl and rocks your foundational faith. Our culture is testing even further with this...

Morning Glory and God’s Mercies

Morning Glory and God’s Mercies

Read Time: 3 Minutes What did you notice the last time you went for a walk as the sun was rising? Did you see the darkness giving way to the light? Did you notice streams of light coming from the sun or the sun's brightness as it begins to climb higher in the sky? As...

Are You in Alignment for God’s Assignment?

Are You in Alignment for God’s Assignment?

Read Time: 3 Minutes, 8 Seconds Are you aligned with God's plans and purposes for your life? How often have you prayed, asking God to open a door and then not found the door? The challenge is that if you are not in alignment, you will crash into a wall rather than...

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