Go. For. It.

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I recently ran across a great story in Calvin Nowell’s book Start Somewhere. He told of a New Year’s Eve worship service where the pastor said he had three words from God for each person there. After building some suspense … Continued

Six Ways To Overcome Fear

If you’re alive – you have some fear. Fear isn’t something you try to tackle once and for all – it’s part of living. Some fear helps us – it’s why we don’t stand too close to the edge of … Continued

5 Ways To Live! (Instruction from 1 Peter)

A few instructions on how to live from 1 Peter chapter 1: Live with Great Expectation (1:3) Because by his great mercy, we have been born again and we have a priceless inheritance, beyond the reach of change or decay. We … Continued

Regrets Of The Dying

I remember once talking to my grandma about how quickly time passes by. It seemed like when I was a kid, every day felt long. As I got older, weeks felt like days – it was passing by quickly. Soon … Continued

A Powerful Prayer For A Christian

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Here’s a powerful prayer for every believer as we seek God each day. Part of prayer is about listening. It’s about asking God questions and allowing His word to speak to us. The Spirit convicts us, especially as we open … Continued

They Ran Out Of Food… Again

About this time another large crowd had gathered, and the people ran out of food again. (Mark 8:1, Italics added) Do you ever feel like you’re in the same exact rut you were in last year at this time? Maybe … Continued

Beginning (A Poem)

BEGINNING   Beginning is fresh, it gives new life. We take a step, not sure if it’s right. But with risk in mind, we jump on board. It’s just the beginning… Who knows what’s in store.   Beginning so often, … Continued

Ten Ministry Pruning Observations

Pruning is a verb. It requires action. It involves cutting away dead or overgrown branches to increase fruitfulness and growth. You reduce the unwanted parts so there’s room and nutrients to grow more fully. You can’t sort of prune something. … Continued

Let Your Soul Find Rest

I’m all for productivity and discipline. I like the idea of driven. I want to go forward on mission. Still, I can’t help but be a bit overwhelmed here at the beginning of a new year with all the emails, … Continued

Closer

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Might and strength won’t make the new year better.  It will be when we are closer to God’s spirit. …’Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the LORD Almighty. Zech. 4:6  New ideas alone won’t make … Continued

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