Do you want to be a leader?

Do you want to be a leader?


What do you think it takes to be a good leader? How do you think you need to live in order to be a good leader? Are you above reproach? Are you faithful to your wife? Are you temperate? Are you self-controlled? Are you respectable? Are you hospitable? Are you able to teach? Are you … Continue reading Do you want to be a leader?

I urge you that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people

I urge you that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people


Can you imagine how applicable a letter written in the late 50s or early 60s A.D. could be to us living today in 2020? Can you imagine how everlasting the message is to all people for it to have lasted nearly two millennium? Imagine a world where we started our day petitioning for all people. … Continue reading I urge you that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people

How bad does it get before we choose to do good?

How bad does it get before we choose to do good?


Would a pandemic be enough to draw everyone together? Would racism and violence be enough to draw everyone together? Would hurricanes and tornados be enough to draw everyone together? Would earthquakes and forest fires be enough to draw everyone together? What will it take and how bad do things need to get before people will … Continue reading How bad does it get before we choose to do good?

Are confident about what you believe?

Are confident about what you believe?


Where does your hope come from? Where does your confidence come from? Where does your help come from? Where does your belief come from? Are you confident that you are right? Is your hope in man? Is your hope in God? Is your trust in man? Is your trust in God? Do you believe that … Continue reading Are confident about what you believe?

In a situation where you need wisdom?

In a situation where you need wisdom?


Wisdom can be defined as the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment; the quality of being wise. An alternative definition of wisdom is the soundness of an action or decision with regard to the application of experience, knowledge, and good judgment. We need to learn for our experiences and the experiences of others. … Continue reading In a situation where you need wisdom?

Do you realize the benefits of honoring your mother and father?

Do you realize the benefits of honoring your mother and father?


Just because we are unaware of what we are doing, it doesn't negate God's promises. When I consider where I am now and the blessings that God has provided through the highs and the lows, I trace it back to a decision about 20 years ago. I didn't do it because I was in God's … Continue reading Do you realize the benefits of honoring your mother and father?

Be still…

Be still…


How much do you trust God? Do you trust Him enough to allow vengeance to be his rather than try to get revenge on your own? Do you trust Him enough to stay quiet and let Him handle it rather that saying things that could be hurtful or damaging to others in the long term? … Continue reading Be still…

Do you realize how close you are?


As this long weekend is drawing to a close, I wanted to go back and read another chapter from the book I was reading while I was on vacation called "CHASE THE LION" by Mark Batterson which speaks to the fact and reality that "If your dream doesn't scare you, it's too small". Do you … Continue reading Do you realize how close you are?

Walk in the way of love!

Walk in the way of love!


Is love your motivation as you move forward? Is love your motivation for the words you speak? Is love your motivation for how you act? Is love your motivation for how you think? Is love your motivation for how you speak? Are you taking hold of the truth and speaking it and respond in love? … Continue reading Walk in the way of love!

Unity and Maturity!

Unity and Maturity!


Do you realize that we are stronger when we are together? Did you happen to catch the Tough as Nails TV show with Phil who has lead the show Amazing Race? Did you happen to catch what Linda said about the finalists? As she lost out on the finale by seconds, her words of wisdom … Continue reading Unity and Maturity!

Peace be with you…

Peace be with you…


Are you at peace? Do you have peace? Peace with others? Peace with God? Peace of God? If you don’t then do you want to? “And God's peace [shall be yours, that tranquil state of a soul assured of its salvation through Christ, and so fearing nothing from God and being content with its earthly … Continue reading Peace be with you…

What would you do if you could get one more day?

What would you do if you could get one more day?


How would you make the most of it? How would you invest that time? How would you spend that time? How would you steward that time? What would you get from that time? How would it help you? How would it change you? How would it prepare you? What if it was a work day? … Continue reading What would you do if you could get one more day?

All you need is love!

All you need is love!


Love? What is love? What does love have to do with it? How can love be the answer? Will you allow love to flow into you? Will you allow love to flow out of you? Will you allow love to fill you? Will you allow love to overflow from you? Let’s reflect first on what … Continue reading All you need is love!

How will you use the time? the gifts? the talents?

How will you use the time? the gifts? the talents?


So a bunch of the things that used to be on your calendar are gone. How will you choose to use the open slots on your calendar? Will you be a good steward of the time? Will you be a good steward of the gifts you have been given? Will you be a good steward … Continue reading How will you use the time? the gifts? the talents?

How can you be and stay relevant when your role changes?

How can you be and stay relevant when your role changes?


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?