Aha – let’s consider the voices that have gotten into your head and made you start to question and doubt things…


Last night during service on the topic of Nehemiah 4, a few big questions hit me and concepts spoke to me. What if people were getting angry and incensed because of your progress or success? What if people were starting to speak down to you, ridicule you and mock you out of their anger and… Continue reading Aha – let’s consider the voices that have gotten into your head and made you start to question and doubt things…

What do you do when you realize you are half way there?


The Story of Job. - Day 26 As I looked at where I am in my reading plan I realized I was at the halfway mark. I always find it interesting how when my mind jumps to playing a song when phrases are thought, said, or heard. Today I thought to myself "I'm halfway there"… Continue reading What do you do when you realize you are half way there?

Stand up for what you believe in!


What do you believe? Do you believe something that is true or just believed to be? Do you believe something that has been proven or something that is temporary? Do you believe something that will last the test of time or something that continues to change? Consider the science we took in school and what… Continue reading Stand up for what you believe in!

Will you stand for your principles and what you believe in?


What if you don't understand? Will you ask and question? What if you get an alternative would you give in or stand firm? What if you ask the questions and make your case and they still reject it? What if you they talk down to you or try to make you feel less? What if… Continue reading Will you stand for your principles and what you believe in?

Will you go beyond doing what is right to getting rid of what is wrong?


Do you think just doing what is right in your own life is enough? Do you think making sure that your behavior and attitude are good is enough? Do you think your actions and your responses are enough? What about the things around you that are wrong? Are you willing to speak up and speak… Continue reading Will you go beyond doing what is right to getting rid of what is wrong?

What kind of leader will you choose to be?

What kind of leader are you?

Do you have a true north that will stand? Do you have a foundation on which to build? Are you leading rather than managing? Are you macromanaging rather than micromanging? Are you giving people the freedom to run and the guidance to keep them from hitting a wall? Are you sharing your faith with them… Continue reading What kind of leader will you choose to be?

Trust God even when the world feels like it is against you!


God will provide, even when the world is against you. Lean into what God says! Lean into what God directs you to do! Lean into what God has called you to do, no matter what! If God is calling you to step up then step up. If God is calling you to step out then… Continue reading Trust God even when the world feels like it is against you!

What will be your legacy? What will be your message?


With all God has done in and through you, what legacy will you be leaving behind? How many lives have been impact and will be impacted because of the way you chose to follow God and live your life? How have you provided for this generation? How are you giving to the next? How will… Continue reading What will be your legacy? What will be your message?

Will you stand up for something or fall for anything?


What is your response to someone being mistreated? What is your response to someone disrespecting or abusing a lady? What is your response to someone disrespecting or abusing a child? What is your response to someone disrespecting or abusing anyone? Do you say something? Do you do something? Do you avoid it? Do you stand… Continue reading Will you stand up for something or fall for anything?

Will you stand up for the truth? Will you stand up for what is right? The Bible’s Impact on Visual Arts (Jan 28th)


As you prepare for this day will you stand firm? Will you put on the full armor of God so that you can stand against the evil schemes of the devil? Our battle is a spiritual one, it is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness,… Continue reading Will you stand up for the truth? Will you stand up for what is right? The Bible’s Impact on Visual Arts (Jan 28th)

So is your goal today to do good?


If we consider what God's Word says: 9 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. --from Galatians 6:9 If we also consider the quote of John Wesley: “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all… Continue reading So is your goal today to do good?

Persevere! Don’t lose traction! Don’t fall back!


Will there be troubles? Yes, in this world there will be troubles! Will there be trials? Yes, consider it pure joy when you face trials of many kinds! But don't lose hope! Don't give up! Don't fall back! Keep the momentum forward! Keep the progress going! Don't backslide! PERSEVERE! Let perseverance finish its work so that… Continue reading Persevere! Don’t lose traction! Don’t fall back!

Let’s be on the lookout!


Do you see something? Did you say something? When you see something, will you say something? Don't keep silent! Speak out so that people can be forewarned! Do you want to say nothing and then be responsible for what happens to someone else who could have been saved or rescued? Will you say something so… Continue reading Let’s be on the lookout!

Will you do what is right in the face of threats? Where will you put your trust?


What if you should do something but someone is trying to threaten or bully you into doing it? Would you stand up for what is right? Would you resist the threats and attacks? What if the threat was life or death? Would you change your response? Would you stand up for what is right? Would… Continue reading Will you do what is right in the face of threats? Where will you put your trust?

Don’t lose hope! Even if you feel you are part of the remnant!


Did you see what is going on around you? Do you see what is happening to people? Do you see what is being done to and trying to be taken away from people? Do you feel like part of the silent majority and concerned with what was, is, or may take place? Do you feel… Continue reading Don’t lose hope! Even if you feel you are part of the remnant!