Do you know where you are going?


Do you have a vision of the future? Do you have a mission for the present? Do you have lessons learned from the past? As I write this I realize that we have hit the mid point of the year, the last day of the first half, the last day of the second quarter. As… Continue reading Do you know where you are going?

Have you matured?


When you think of your life and how you are living it, have you matured? When you consider the lessons and trials and the troubles, have you matured? When you consider your responses to trials and troubles, have you matured? Are you living your life in a way that shows that you know Jesus? Are… Continue reading Have you matured?

What if the separation was necessary for growth?


What if by causing us to stay home our families grow? Grow in understanding. Grow in strength. Grow in love. Grow in relationship. Grow in size? What if the fear that tried to rob us got turned around and actually became a blessing because it helps to realize what is most important? What if the… Continue reading What if the separation was necessary for growth?

Will you give God what you have?


Do you realize that when you have God, you have all that you need? Do you have Jesus in your life or are you trying to make it through life on your own? Do you realize you can't out give God? Do you realize that the only thing God asks us to test Him in… Continue reading Will you give God what you have?

What’s your part?


There is a plan. There is a purpose. We each have a part to play. Will you be prepared? Will you do your part? Will you accomplish your goal? Will you finish strong? Will you steward your part? Will you grow your part? Will complete your part? What is your part? Not sure? Why not… Continue reading What’s your part?

How are you living?


Are you living life to add value to the world around you? Are you living life to make a difference to the people in the world around you? Are you living life to impact in a positive way the people God brings into your life each and every moment of each and every day? Are… Continue reading How are you living?

Are you staying teachable?


Do you realize you don't know it all? Do you realize that there are still things you can learn? Do you realize where you can turn to learn? Do you realize who is available to teach you? Do you realize there is someone who can speak wisdom, truth, hope, love, and life into your life?… Continue reading Are you staying teachable?

Ja who? How will you be remembered?

Jabez's prayer

Are you living a life that will be remembered? Are you living a life that will be called out? Are you living a life that will make a difference? Are you living a life that will be rewarded by God? Are you living a life that will point others to the benefits of a relationship… Continue reading Ja who? How will you be remembered?

What seeds are you planting with the way you live your life?


Are you planting seeds of love? Are you planting seeds of joy? Are you planting seeds of hope? Are you planting seeds of faith? Are you planting seeds of peace? Are you planting seeds of encouragement? Are you planting seeds of wisdom? Are you planting seeds of patience? Are you planting seeds of kindness? Are… Continue reading What seeds are you planting with the way you live your life?

Ever known in advance what was supposed to happen?


Ever seen something take place and say, yep that is what was supposed to happen? Ever found yourself in a situation and you just knew what had to be done? Have you ever been given a name in advance and then at the moment you needed were able to use it? It happened twice to… Continue reading Ever known in advance what was supposed to happen?

Don’t ask to make it easier, ask to be made stronger!


When it hurts too much try cry, lean on Jesus and He will comfort you. God's not somewhere out there, He is a personal God who desires to have an intimate relationship with you. Take time today to hear from God's heart. He loves you and desires the best for You. God's got a plan...… Continue reading Don’t ask to make it easier, ask to be made stronger!

When will you look beyond the material stuff, the feel good stuff, and the self promoting stuff?


How much stuff do you need? Money isn't evil, the love of money is the root of all evil. Is it more important to feel good than to do good? Is it more important to self promote than to be a servant leader?   What will it take to grow up and look beyond this?… Continue reading When will you look beyond the material stuff, the feel good stuff, and the self promoting stuff?

God won’t give you more than you can handle…are you adding more?


At lunch with a friend yesterday this very topic came up. He was sharing how God had spoken to him about not everything we get is from Him, but that we add to it ourselves. He mentioned about how insurance policies speak about "acts of God" and that how about 98% of the events can… Continue reading God won’t give you more than you can handle…are you adding more?

Keep it simple! Keep it on topic!


Ever been somewhere and the person was talking and then after leaving you weren't sure the point or the reason for it? Ever been somewhere and the person was talking in such simple terms that a complicated matter totally made sense? Ever been somewhere and the person seemed to be hoping all over the place… Continue reading Keep it simple! Keep it on topic!

What have you built your life on? Is it sturdy, reliable, durable, solid?


Today's question comes the title of this morning's reading from Obadiah titled "Your World Will Collapse". If you don't have a firm foundation, Jesus warns us: 24“Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock. 25Though the rain comes in torrents and the… Continue reading What have you built your life on? Is it sturdy, reliable, durable, solid?