How will you choose to live in the midst of the unknown? Will you find rest in the Lord and renew your strength?


The book of Job. - Day 42 T'was the morning of Christmas Eve and all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. The stockings are hung by the chimney with care. The new tree is up and decorated for the celebration of Jesus's birth with the tradition of the wise… Continue reading How will you choose to live in the midst of the unknown? Will you find rest in the Lord and renew your strength?

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!

Are you ready to listen? Are you ready to do?


Will you go beyond hearings and being a hearer of the Word and instead listen and become a doer of the Word? What did God's Word speak to you? What instruction did God's Word give to you? What direction did God's Word give to you? Are you being an active listener rather than just a… Continue reading Are you ready to listen? Are you ready to do?

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!

Are you willing to sacrifice? Are you willing to go the extra mile?


Take a look around and see what is taking place. Are you willing to take a stand for what you believe in? Are you willing to stand up against evil? Are you willing to step out and do something that brings people together in unity through love rather than try to divide them with hate?… Continue reading Are you willing to sacrifice? Are you willing to go the extra mile?

God’s Timing is perfect…


Do you realize the time you are living in? Do you realize the time that has gone by? Do you realize the time that is ahead? Do you realize what it means? Do you realize what needs to happen? Do you realize what you need to do? Do you realize what it will take? Will… Continue reading God’s Timing is perfect…

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!