When you meet someone, how do you identify yourself? Is it by name? Is it by family? Is it by your relationship? Is it by role? Is it by title? Is it by status? How do you self-identify? Does it change based on the audience? If you were to write a letter to someone and… Continue reading Self-Identification
Jesus warns us that we will have troubles in this life. Are you going thru troubles right now? Take heart remembering how Jesus overcame the earth and defeated the power of sin and death. Take heart and remember the promise in the future where there will be no more tears and no more death so… Continue reading In this world we will have trouble but take heart for Jesus has overcome the world and in the future there will be a time without sorrow and death and pain.
Are you living to please God? Are you living to please yourself? Are you living to please others? What is motivating your behavior? Are you loving God? Are you living sanctified? Are you living by love? Are you loving one another? Are you leading a quiet life? Are you minding your own business? Are you… Continue reading How will you choose to live?
Ever considered your motivation? Ever considered the why behind your what? Ever considered the outcome of such things? Ever considered the responses of such things? What if we went for a breakthrough transformation where our motivation is first Corinthians 13 love? What if decided to have love as our key motivator and as such our… Continue reading What is going to motivate you to do good?
Remember what it takes to create jealousy. Looking up what the root cause for jealousy is, I found it to be the "inability to achieve something that the other person has achieved". I looked a bit deeper and found that the causes of jealousy tend to fall into 4 categories: Lack of self confidence: The… Continue reading Don’t allow jealousy to rob you of the truth and of your joy!
Ever felt like your hands were tied and keeping you from being who you are supposed to be? Ever wondered why things are playing out the way they are? Ever turned to God in those moments for wisdom, for discernment, for strength, for hope, for love, for peace, or even to help you have a… Continue reading Have you gotten adopted into the family of God?
Might the answer be the words you speak? Might the answer be the actions you choose to take? Might the answer be the example you chose to be? Might the answer be that you need to be observant and be willing to step out into the mess to help someone out of it? Might the… Continue reading What can you do today to encourage and lift up others? Will you be the one?
Are you a manager or an individual contributor? Are you a leader or a follower? Are you doing your part? Are you leaning in to ensure your part gets done? Are you doing your part right? Are you doing your part well? Are you crossing the line? Are you rich? Are you oppressing others? Are… Continue reading Do you realize the role you have to play in this life?
I am blessed this season to be a part of a small group of men going through a series using the book "The Power of a Praying Husband" by Stormie Omartian and Michael Omartian. As we were closing last night and we were going through prayer requests, one of the men turns to me and says that… Continue reading Ever shared something in a small group and had someone say …
Ever heard conflicting reports on the news? Ever heard conflicting reports from politicians? Ever heard conflicting reports from scientists? Ever heard conflicting reports from doctors? Ever heard conflicting reports from friends? Ever heard conflicting reports from family members? Ever heard conflicting reports from professionals? Ever heard conflicting reports from specialists? How can you know what… Continue reading What can you trust?
Do you think there is no way out? Do you feel hopeless? Do you feel like you have nothing you can do? Are you trying to do it all in your own strength? Are you trying to go it alone? Imagine if instead of going alone, you gave it up to God. Imagine if instead… Continue reading Do you think you are stuck?
Do you have peace in your life? Do you have grace in your life? Do you have faith? Do you have hope? Do you have love? Do you have wisdom? Do you have discernment? Do you have the resurrection power? Do you have ...? Do you have all the pieces to be able to live… Continue reading If life is a puzzle, do you have all the pieces?
What keeps you going? What help you make it through the day? What is your motivation? What empowers you to press in and press on? What makes it possible? Are you living with hope when things are going crazy? Are you living with hope when things are going well? Are you living with trust when… Continue reading Are you living with the resurrection power of Jesus?
So how are you heading into this new week? Are you waking up with confidence? Woke up before my alarm today but a song was playing in my head - Confidence by Sanctus Real. The words "Give me faith like Daniel in the lion's den", "Give me a heart like David in the wilderness", "be… Continue reading A new week! A new day! A new way!
We can take hold of the fact that what the enemy plans for evil, God can take and turn around for good. We can take hold of the fact that God's ways are better than our ways. We can take hold of the fact that sometimes the right way is the harder way. We can… Continue reading Our ways aren’t God’s ways. His ways are better!