Great title to start a post, right? Prepare to die. And no, this isn’t a reference to the movie, Princess Bride. We all have one life to live but each life ends the same - in death. We don’t know when our life will be over, when death will knock on the door and decide [...]
Why do we wait? Why do I wait? It is evident that God is at work. He is moving. He is speaking. He is capturing the attention of many. Yet, we wait. Here I go with the “we” stuff again. Let me rephrase that, yet, I wait. Why do I do that? I’ve been asking [...]
Death will arrive for us all at a time we do not expect. We MUST be ready!
We are broken people in a broken world, but we don’t have to be defined by our brokenness.
When I feel worthless, hopeless, and an utter failure, God reminds me of the great price He paid for me.
At times, even the living appear to be ghosts as what was once living seems to die.
The ground soaks up the sunshine and the rain. The grass grows in beauty and splendor. The wind brushes through the trees. The raven calls. The silence is deafening so creation fills the void. We are busy. Constantly moving. Constantly observing, talking, and rarely listening... The silence is deafening so creation fills the void. Why [...]
In June this year, Andy Stanley preached a 4-part series on getting what we really want out of life. I listened with interest. He was spot on about one thing, often we think we want something, only to find out after we get it that we didn’t want it at all. The truth is, according [...]
Jesus can take something broken, filthy, despised, and decrepit and make it new, fresh, and beautiful.
True friends are a blessing from God. We need them in our life to speak truth and walk through the valleys.
We are masters of not listening and shutting others off. Let’s determine to listen when others come in love to turn us back towards Christ and away from sin.
Communication is an important aspect of encouraging change in others, and having others encourage change in us. Communication is necessary. Let’s be diligent to improve our skills and function out of a heart of love in order to effect spiritual change in the lives of those we minister to.