What to do when things feel off?


The Story of Job. - Day 35 When will things feel right? When will the aching stop? When will the fog lift? When will the environment be settled? Who knows? Who can be asked? Who will be willing to answer? Are there exercises to add to the process? Are there patterns or routines that can… Continue reading What to do when things feel off?

The Story of Job. – Day 14


Ever wondered why? Ever gone looking for answers? Ever questioned the reason or the logic? Ever questioned the intentions or the purpose? Ever asked for an explanation? Ever questioned the perspective? What is keeping your spirits up? What is keeping your keep going attitude? Is it God's divine care? Is it God's supervision? Is it… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 14

The Story of Job. – Day 3


How will you respond to the test? How will you respond to the trials? How will you respond to the suffering? How will you respond to the loss? How will you respond to the uncertainty? How will you respond to the accusations? How will you respond to the attacks? Will you be patient and persevere?… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 3

How bad do you want it?


Do you want it bad enough that you would do something illegal? Do you want it bad enough that you would do something immoral? Do you want it bad enough that you would do something unethical? Do you want it bad enough that you would do something that could ruin you forever? If you can't… Continue reading How bad do you want it?

Do you remember how you got to this point?


Did you leave markers to help you remember what happened and when? Did you share the moments so that others know about your journey? Did you capture the key ones somewhere so that you can reflect on them? For me many have been captured in my blog posts over the years. Some were earlier like… Continue reading Do you remember how you got to this point?

Leadership…to serve, to lead, to care for, to protect…

Servant Leadership

Have you been called into leadership? Have you accepted it? Have you resisted it? Have you been serving others? Have you be leading others? Have you been caring for others? Have you been protecting others? We are to be servant leaders! We are to accept and receive the calling of God and step up and… Continue reading Leadership…to serve, to lead, to care for, to protect…

Ever been in a tough situation and not known where to turn?

We all have choices. You choose!

Was it a physical issue? What it an emotional issue? Was it a financial issue? Was it a relational issue? Was it a finance or resource issue? Was it a spiritual issue? Or is it that you are going through it now? What did you do or will you do? Where will you go? Where… Continue reading Ever been in a tough situation and not known where to turn?

What will it take for you to believe?

Mark 9:24

Some hear it and believe it! Some see it and believe it! (seeing is believing they say) And yet others still do not believe! What will it take you before you will believe? To what stage does your life need to get? To what point does it have to reach? Is there anything that would… Continue reading What will it take for you to believe?

Don’t conform to this world!

Don't conform rather renew your mind.

We are to be different! We need to be humble! We need to act like the youngest! We need to act like the servant! In this we can be servant leaders! Leading by serving others. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you… Continue reading Don’t conform to this world!

Do you realize the impact of an encounter with Jesus?


For some it is how they have always lives and it has kept them from a lot of pain and suffering. For some they walked away from Jesus and end up at rock bottom when they stop believing the lies that God doesn't love them, turns back and is reconciled to Jesus and their life… Continue reading Do you realize the impact of an encounter with Jesus?

Going through some tough times?


Are you going through a tough time? Have you gone through a tough time? What does stress do to your relationships? What does the pressure cause to happen? What are you doing in advance to make sure the foundation is solid prior to any storms coming up? Let's consider pre, before any tough times, before… Continue reading Going through some tough times?

What are you doing to make LOVE GROW?


Are you thankful? Are you praying? Are you believing? Are you proclaiming? Are you filled with faith? Are you rejecting doubt? Are you helping others flourish? Are you loving not only much but well? Love sincerely! Love intelligently! Don't make it all gushy and sentimental! Love in a way that is circumspect and exemplary! Love… Continue reading What are you doing to make LOVE GROW?

You don’t want to add up to nothing!


This morning as I was looking through my newsfeed on FB prior to beginning my morning reading and writing notes an image showed up:It reminded me of a time when I was thinking I wasn't qualified, I wasn't experienced enough, I ... but God had other plans. Many years ago at a Men's Retreat God… Continue reading You don’t want to add up to nothing!

When will you look beyond the material stuff, the feel good stuff, and the self promoting stuff?


How much stuff do you need? Money isn't evil, the love of money is the root of all evil. Is it more important to feel good than to do good? Is it more important to self promote than to be a servant leader?   What will it take to grow up and look beyond this?… Continue reading When will you look beyond the material stuff, the feel good stuff, and the self promoting stuff?

Do you need help with directions?


Wondering where your next step should be? Wondering which direction to head? Wondering which way to turn? Wondering what way to go? Need help? What's the plan? What's the message? What's the purpose? Turn to God and ask Him for wisdom, help, direction, discernment, a plan. We may come up with a plan but God… Continue reading Do you need help with directions?