In the current cultural climate of trending truth, we must have the courage and strength to follow the ways of Jesus. We must hold the tension between truth and love in order to lead those around us to freedom.
If you have spent any time in the Bible you know that we are taught to meditate on the words and thoughts of God contained in scripture. We are also instructed to speak out or confess what we believe in our heart. What Does the Word Say? Joshua 1:8 says, "This Book of...
Many are faithful in service, moral in practice, yet far from God, bitter, burnt out and bored. God wants more than service, He wants your heart. Return to His feet. Soak in His presence. Like a vessel broken open before Him, pour out your heart to Him and begin practicing His presence again.
With judgment, criticism, and man’s opinion dominating the world we live in, let’s look at what the Bible says about that matter!
Don’t live for the “Likes” – don’t feed on the number of “Followers” – don’t sell your soul for more “Subscribers” – do you hear me!? STOP looking to man for approval! Live for GOD!
Did you know that every situation you will encounter in this life, when placed in the hands of the Redeemer, can have redemptive value? Determine that your pain will have purpose. God didn’t cause it, but He can use it!
Keep a pure heart as you walk in relationship with God, and live in the assurance that His grace is filling in the gaps of your growth. Just keep growing!
What is it about change, impact, influence, growth – GREATNESS…that is so intimidating? Why is mediocrity so alluring? It’s comfortable. It doesn’t require a lot of stretching. It’s well known and familiar. It’s easy to hide in mediocrity. Growth requires risk. Influence requires accountability. Change requires WORK. Let’s get started.
The love of God is the greatest force in this universe. God is love, and He has manifested His love to us in the person of Jesus. You know, when Jesus walked this earth, He was (and still is) a reflection of the Father's heart toward us. When we look at Jesus, we see...
You’ve only got one life to live. Don’t let deadlines and “to-do” lists drag you through it. You can still be productive – sometimes more productive – when you “stop and smell the roses.” Memories aren’t made in the “busy-ness” of life, but in the moments that we choose to make special.