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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?

The Way

May compassion guide our words and actions. (Listen to my song “Mercy Reigns” by clicking HERE) +++ Matthew 12:7 “If you knew what this meant, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned these innocent men.” +++ The … Continue reading

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God Is Present

Renewal begins now…and now…and now…etc. (Listen to my song “I Will Give You Rest” by clicking HERE) +++ Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.” +++ Does it seem … Continue reading

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Open Your Heart

No college degrees are needed to know God. (Listen to my song “Listen to Your Heart” by clicking HERE) +++ Matthew 11:25 Jesus said in reply, “I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you … Continue reading

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Believe

Our Source is an Eternal Fount of Unconditional Love. (Listen to my song “God Is” by clicking HERE) +++ Psalm 69:33-34 “See, you lowly ones, and be glad; you who seek God, take heart! For the Lord hears the poor, does … Continue reading

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Be You

To live your calling requires listening and letting go. (Listen to my song “Take the Road Less Traveled” by clicking HERE) +++ Matthew 10:39 “Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will … Continue reading

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Let Go

Is your yearning to satisfy your ego’s wants or your true self’s needs? (Listen to my song “Glorify You with Me” by clicking HERE) +++ Psalm 37:4 Find your delight in the LORD who will give you your heart’s desire. … Continue reading

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Servant’s Heart

What if we made a practice out of setting aside our egos’ desires? (Listen to my song “Pour Me Out” by clicking HERE) +++ Matthew 10:8-10 Without cost you have received; without cost you are to give. Do not take … Continue reading

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