This morning as I was thinking about how important it is to be building God's work, God's plans, God's purposes, the verse from Psalms 127:1 that says "Unless the LORD builds a house, the work of the builders is wasted.". So we need to be not only be living purposeful and purpose filled lives, we … Continue reading Are you trying to build it on your own?
Ever found that you wake up and even though it isn't playing on the radio or around your house the song keeps playing as though on loop or repeat in your head? This morning for me the lyrics "you keep hope alive, you keep hope alive, Jesus you are alive" continues to play in my … Continue reading What song keeps playing in your head this morning?
With everything that you have gone through in 2020, and a new beginning in September what’s the plan? We understand that we can make a plan and God will guide our steps. We understand we can’t lose hope because this race we are running is tiring us out because if we can’t run when men … Continue reading The Plan…
Are you chasing your desires? Do you know how long or short that will last? Is it a fad or temporary thing? Is it for good reasons or selfish reasons? What is your motivation? Why not pursue God's plans? Why not seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness? Why not make God's plans … Continue reading Are you chasing after your desires or God’s plans?
Do you know what is true? what is right? what is just? Do you know that it will produce love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control? Is it being built based on faith? Is it being built on something that will stand the test of time? Is it based on the assurance of what we hope for and the certainty of what we do … Continue reading Are you planning for the plan?
If you have to suffer as part of someone's plan, are you ok with it? Does it matter whose plan it is? Does it matter if the plan is for the greater good? Are you willing to give up control? Are you willing to give over control? Are you willing to submit? What if it … Continue reading Are you ok with it if it is part of the plan?
Are you looking to finish strong? Are you looking to finish right? Are you looking to finish on a high? Are you ready to it done? Are you ready to step up? How will you spend your last day of the work week? How will you prioritize your time and efforts? How will you prioritize … Continue reading Finish the week on a High!
Do you have plans? Are you planning? Are there dependencies? Are there risks? Are there benefits? Are there requirements? Are there stakeholders? Is the expected outcome clear? How does your plan align with God's Word? How does your plan depend on God? Can you do it all on your own? If so, are you planning … Continue reading Plans…Planning…
What if God told you to forgive someone? What if God told you to step up into a role you thought was bigger than you? What if God wanted you to spend more time with Him? What if God wanted you to know how much He loves you? What if God wanted you to spend … Continue reading How bad would things need to get before you turned back to God or started to obey God?
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!
Ever tried to come up with a plan and then so many distractions get in the way that you can't get there? Ever tried to come up with a plan and then found too many missing pieces to be able to ensure it is a solid or complete plan? Ever tried to come up with … Continue reading What's the plan man? or woman?
When your day is lacking meetings will you be able to get a bunch of the planning and strategic work done? When your day isn't filled with tactical and emergency requests will you be able to focus and make progress on the plans and the vision? When your day has open time on your calendar, … Continue reading How will today work for you?
When you look at your schedule in the morning do you think that is your plan? Is your plan just what shows up on your schedule? Is a plan more than just what shows up on the schedule? Does a plan require that everything be put onto a schedule? Is there more to a plan … Continue reading Is a schedule a plan? Is a plan a schedule?
Should it be top down? Should it be bottom up? Should it be told? Should it be discussed? Should it be determined? Should it be decided? Do you have thoughts about it? Do you have an opinion of how it should be? Should you be part of the process? Should you be part of the … Continue reading Do you know how things should be setup?
The people who know you, know you and you need to continue to strengthen those relationships. There are a bunch of people you haven't met before because it has been 2 years since you last visited. So will you make time to spread joy and welcome to them in your busy day? Notice I didn't … Continue reading It has been a while… are you ready to reach out and meet new people?