Do you hear me? Even though my words are written here do you feel what I am saying is true? Words have the power to build up and to tear down. Words have value and it is up to us how to increase the value by using them properly. We see this through God’s Word … Continue reading Words have power. Words have value. Words matter.
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…
How will you make a difference in the lives of others? Will the change help you find new ways to make a difference and stay connected with others? Will you find better and more efficient ways to be a connector, an encourager, a helper, a friend, a leader, a mentor, ... So you lost your … Continue reading How can you be and stay relevant when your role changes?
Have you had that aha moment when you realized it isn't all about following the rules? Have you had that aha moment when you realized it isn't all about following a bunch of rituals and routines? Have you had the aha moment when you realized it is about having a relationship? I remember after over … Continue reading Do you love God? Are you called according to His purposes?
Is life feeling so busy that each day is a blur? What is it that is keeping you busy? Does it have purpose? Does it have value? Is it important? Is it providing a good return for the time you are investing? Is it producing good fruit? Are you being a good steward of your … Continue reading What is it that is keeping you busy?
Life isn’t going to be easy for in this world you will have troubles. We don’t have to worry or fear though because Jesus has told us to take heart because He has overcome the world. Similarly because of our faith in Jesus we can consider it pure joy when we face trials of many … Continue reading Do you realize how what you have or are going through is preparing you to be able to speak in into the lives of others?
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 in a time of instant gratification, immediate response, and always on that there are still things that take time? Do you realize that when your focus is on the instant gratification that you can miss out on the longer term, more meaningful goals? Do you realize that there are things that take … Continue reading Some things just take time!
Imagine that there has been a lot of change and a lot of effort to get things lined up. Imagine that there has been a lot of roles aligned and division of labor defined. Imagine that it was starting to look like progress was being made. Still feels like there is too much to do … Continue reading In the midst of important work, ever had someone called aside for another purpose?
Ever done something and then be questioned by others why you would do that? How did you respond? What was your explanation? How was it received? What did you do? Was it so radical it required justification? Was it so crazy people couldn't understand why you would or could do such a thing? Was it … Continue reading So why did you do it?
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?
God's timing is perfect! God is good all the time! So if now is the time that God wants you to do something, what would it take to get your attention? Are you in a position where you would be sensitive to the Holy Spirit's still quiet voice? Are you in a position that would … Continue reading What would it take for you to realize that now is the time?
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?
Ever been asked why do you ...? Ever wondered why other do ...? What is it that you do? What is it that they do? What is the reason? What is the purpose? What is the cause? What has kept it going for so long? In my case, in 2004 Microsoft started a blogging service … Continue reading Why do I blog?