Are you wanting to be able to walk in the power and the promise of the Holy Spirit? Have you waited upon the Lord? Have you prayed, seeking and believing God's Word? Have you asked God to baptize you in the Holy? Asking? Seeking? Knocking? Do you realize the transformation that comes through this experience?… Continue reading Have you waited? Have you prayed? Have you asked for?
God is rarely early. God is never late. God's timing is perfect! You may have a plan or think that things should happen on your schedule but is that for your glory or the glory of God? Remember we setup a plan and God directs our footsteps. God knows the beginning from the end! God's… Continue reading It's not over till God says it is over!
Every year around this time I get an opportunity to visit another campus. Every year around this time I get the opportunity to recruit people from our larger body to join me in serving at risk youths. This year I get the additional opportunity to go with my son to a new experience and be… Continue reading What will we learn today?
How do you respond to a request? What if the request becomes a demand, does that change your response? How do you determine if it is an OK request or a ridiculous request or something in the middle? How do you respond when it is the first request? How do you respond when it is… Continue reading Ever found certain people or certain places to be very demanding?
It was an interesting aha a little while back when the importance of vision and mission came to me. It was an interesting aha a little while back when the reality that vision leaks and needs to be refilled approximately every 26 days came to me. As change is a foot and as visibility into… Continue reading What are we? Who are we? Does anyone know?
Have you tried to A.S.K.? First try asking God for God's Word says "Ask and it will be given to you". Second try seeking God's wisdom and will for God's Word says "seek and you will find". Third try knocking on doors till God opens that right door of opportunity for you as God's Word… Continue reading What can you do when you don’t know what to do?
What is the vision? We know that without vision the people perish. What do we see? What are we seeing? What are we seeking? Are you asking? Are you seeking? Are you knocking? We know that we have not because we ask not, but when we ask we need to be asking with the right… Continue reading How long does it take for things to become clear?
What causes such an early wake-up call? What causes pressure to build or heart to race? Was it a dream? Was it the stress of life? What could it be? Taking hold of promises like "be anxious for nothing rather bring your cares or cast your cares upon the Lord" and still unsure why going… Continue reading Something bouncing around and keeping you awake?
Do what you know how to do! You are at a crossroads and need to make a decision, what do you do? You are at a decision point in your life and need to decide, what do you do? You are hearing about the state of the world and need to decide where you stand,… Continue reading What do you do when you don’t know what to do?
Consider the desert land around you and turn to God and cry out to Jesus for living water that never runs dry and will refresh you. In the midst of life and the hustle and bustle, are you willing to wait upon the Lord and be renewed? How will you prioritize living in a way… Continue reading What does it take to get refreshed, renewed, and rejuvenated?
Will you hear the ask and say "of course"? Will you hear the ask and say "I'm all in"? Will you hear the ask and say "let's do it"? What would the question have to be to make you pause before answering? What would the question have to be to make you stop and think… Continue reading Will you get involved without seeking wisdom?
Do you remember the plans God has for you? Are you ready? Do you remember how they are for good and not for evil? Do you remember how they are to give you a hope and a future? Do you remember how it will be more than we could ask or imagine? Are you digging… Continue reading Let’s get ready!
If someone gave you the offer “What do you want? Ask, and I will give it to you!”, how would you respond? Would you be brave enough to ask for an understanding heart? Would you be brave enough to ask for the ability to know the difference between right and wrong? Would you ask for… Continue reading Ever been offered the opportunity to make a request?
How many times do you have to tell them before you give up? How many ways do you have to tell them before you give up? How many opportunities do you have to give them before you give up? How may warnings do you have to give them before you give up? What if their… Continue reading What to do when others aren’t doing the right thing?
Do you see what is going on? Do you see division or unity? Do you see who is willing to step up and step out to make things right? Do you see them coming together in unity or do you see division taking place? Who will lead? Who will follow? Who will do their part?… Continue reading Who will lead? Who will lead with unity?