Author Archives: billtonnis

About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?

Glorious

We are immersed in the awe and wonder of God. (Listen to my song “How Magnificent, Wondrous and Glorious” on YouTube by clicking HERE) +++ Psalm 65:12-13 You adorn the year with your bounty; your paths drip with fruitful rain. The … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, spirituality, Today's Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Great “I Am”

Be in the now and truly live. (Listen to my song “Take the Road Less Traveled” on YouTube by clicking HERE) +++ Psalm 16:11 You will show me the path to life, abounding joy in your presence, the delights at … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, spirituality, Today's Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Illumine

May you channel love to the world…as only you uniquely can. (Listen to my song “May I Be Light” on YouTube by clicking HERE) +++ Matthew 5:15-16 “Nor do they light a lamp and then put it under a bushel … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, spirituality, Today's Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Way and the Truth and the Life

Love is the self-emptying path we’re all called to follow. (Listen to my song “Love God” on YouTube by clicking HERE) +++ Mark 12:30-31 “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, spirituality, Today's Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Good News

We are in the midst of grace upon grace. (Listen to my song “The Way You Are” by clicking HERE) +++ 2 Timothy 1:9-11 He saved us and called us to a holy life, not according to our works but … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, spirituality, Today's Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Praise Be

Life eagerly awaits the unique contribution of your true self. (Listen to my song “Glorify You with Me” on YouTube by clicking HERE) +++ Psalm 90:14 Fill us at daybreak with your love, that all our days we may sing … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, spirituality, Today's Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Transformation in Progress

There is a Great Love leading us through our struggles. (Listen to my song “Love Will Always Lead You Home” on YouTube by clicking HERE) +++ Psalm 91:15 He will call upon me and I will answer; I will be … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, spirituality, Today's Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment