Is God “good?” It was a defining moment. Though I’d been a Christian for years, the question loomed in my mind for days. “Do you believe in the Goodness of God?” The pastor even made the statement that if in all of our Biblical knowledge and years of study we still doubted the “goodness” of… Continue reading Is God “good?” One question at a time….
I've seen countless people working so hard to "make things happen." I've been guilty myself of getting in a hurry to spring into action with my latest crazy idea. Worthy causes, great people, even better innovative ideas. Yet until God is clearly moving in our midst, we are best to wait. Read a great… Continue reading Why you can’t “make it happen…”
It only takes one. All too often, we think we have to have it all figured out. Our life planner ready, goals written in ink, with a busy calendar to match. While that can be good, we master the moments in minutes. How? By being present IN the moment. Being kind to someone. Smiling.… Continue reading Mastering the moment in minutes…
You could say it's my "thing." The Purpose of Purpose! Does your life have a purpose? YES! My passion is purpose. Because I’ve spent years interviewing others, often that word is a central focus of most conversations. Just imagine.... if all who consider themselves Christians realized their giftedness, we would be some of the most infectious people on earth!… Continue reading This is my “thing.” What is yours?
Decisions, Decisions! January is all about decisions. Goals, resolutions, and changes that bring desired results. While that is good, it can also be much like going on a diet. Without developing healthy eating habits, as a consistent way of life, weight and health management are just momentary good ideas. Such it is with goals. Most… Continue reading Did your January just become mid February? Quit playing around with this stuff.
Happy New Year! Does your faith move mountains? It should. It could. Let’s make a New Years ‘Revelation' together. In 2017, We will move mountains! The Bible is filled with stories of people who had big faith. David. Queen Esther. Abraham. Daniel. Nehemiah. Peter. Paul. Thomas. John. So many more! In Mark Chapter 5 Jesus… Continue reading Is 2017 the year of mountain moving faith? Publishers letter…..
One of my favorite pastors used to say, "there is a brilliant moment in every Christian's life where their faith intersects with God's faithfulness." Those are the rare but necessary cliff top moments where you step off in faith and find that He is faithful. It is when and where we have nothing to depend… Continue reading Cliff hangers! This is THE leap of faith. Brilliance below.
I've always been a bit of a dreamer, not one to think in a box. Over the years I've done a lot of things. Some were born of creativity, others born of need. Most pursuits were driven by my desire to define my it. That job I'm made for. That God-given talent at work. It's easy to… Continue reading Push! Why you must face your cliff to survive. Today’s pick of the day.
There is a fine line between faith and fear. Faith? It's real. Yet fear, it's real too. Both serve important purposes. Faith pushes us out of our comfort zone where we trust that God is with us and we do something we could otherwise not do in our own strength and power. Fear serves as a… Continue reading Push! How to “faith it forward.” Today’s pick of the day.