What comes to mind when you compare puff up vs build up?


To me the idea of hot air filling a balloon when I think of puff up. Or to be blowing hot air to puff up someone’s ego. Or to be saying nice things to inflate someone’s head. Building up feels more permanent and structured. It feels like you are improving abilities and character. It feels… Continue reading What comes to mind when you compare puff up vs build up?

Turn it around…


Ever heard the word “You take what the enemy meant for evil and you use it for good”? God is the God of second chances. God is the God of breakthrough. God is able to do exceedingly, abundantly more than we could ever ask or imagine. He can take what is looking daunting before you… Continue reading Turn it around…

Do you realize the role you have to play in this life?


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?

Are you willing to be humble?


If you had the choice to be humble or be humbled, which would you choose? Would you rather be humble and submitting to God or not be humble and be humbled by God? Pride comes before the fall! Humble yourself before the Lord and He will lift you up! Take a look at what is… Continue reading Are you willing to be humble?

Do you know where you stand?


What comes to mind when you hear that question? Is it in a relationship? Is it in a role or position? Is it a place or situation? Is it your final destination? Imagine being Moses, walking in the desert and spotting the burning bush and as you approach it you receive the message to take… Continue reading Do you know where you stand?

It's not over till God says it is over!


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!

Will you take hold of the mantel of teaching in order to invest in the lives of people?


The Story of Job. - Day 47 (the end of the story) How many times does it take you to take hold of a message? How many times does it take you to be able to grasp a concept? How many times does it take you to understand what you are being asked to do?… Continue reading Will you take hold of the mantel of teaching in order to invest in the lives of people?

What if they were all wrong? What if God’s plan is beyond their ability to understand?


The Story of Job. - Day 45 Imagine having 4 friends who are trying to give you advice. Imagine those 4 friends give you direction based on their understanding of the situation. Imagine all 4 of them weren't giving you the right advice because they didn't have the full context. What would it take for… Continue reading What if they were all wrong? What if God’s plan is beyond their ability to understand?

What if today is not the day you thought it was? or was going to be?


The Story of Job. - Day 34 What do you do when you get to a point where you realize you were on the wrong track? Are you willing to humble yourself and turn back? Are you willing to stop and ask for directions? Are you willing to return to the starting point and have… Continue reading What if today is not the day you thought it was? or was going to be?

Do you know what God is looking for in a leader?


Do you realize He isn't basing it on external appearance? Do you realize that He isn't basing it on how smart you are? Do you realize that He isn't basing it on how strong you are? Ever considered the state of your heart? Ever considered the state of your mind? Ever considered the state of… Continue reading Do you know what God is looking for in a leader?

Will you allow fear to rob you of the blessing?


What if someone told you to meet them somewhere and then something would happen, would you go and wait? What if they weren't there according to your timing, could you be patient enough to wait for them? What if they weren't there and the others around you were starting to worry too, would you try… Continue reading Will you allow fear to rob you of the blessing?

When He calls you to it…


When He calls you to it, He will have prepared you. When He calls you to it, He will get you through it. When He calls you to it, will you receive it? When He calls you to it, will you believe Him? When He calls you to it, will you trust Him? When He… Continue reading When He calls you to it…

How will you respond to call God has put on your life?


What if there was an unplanned and divine appointment where someone tells you? What if there was a reading that you read? What if there was a message that you heard driving your car? What if there was an encounter while you were walking down the street? If the call is from God, will you… Continue reading How will you respond to call God has put on your life?

Who is the right choice?


Is it the strongest? Is it the smartest? Is it the one with the most faith? Is it the weakest? Is it the least smart? Is it the one who lacks faith? Who is the right choice to get it done? Is it someone who thinks they can do it all on their own? Is… Continue reading Who is the right choice?

Are you willing to go if you are sent?


What if God goes with you? Does that change your decision? Will you invite Him to go with you? Will you be like Moses who said he wouldn't go unless God went with him? Will you be like Barak who said he would only go if Deborah went with him? Are you willing to answer… Continue reading Are you willing to go if you are sent?