The power of negativity affects more than just atoms, metals and magnets – it affects people too! Sometimes we think we can change something or make it better by complaining. If we don’t like it we want to let someone hear about it, right? Well, others do not always like to listen do they? One time, at … Continue reading Where’s the Complaint Department?
We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, where our forerunner, Jesus, has entered on our behalf. — Hebrews 6:19-20 My mom had a debilitating fear of flying. To visit family that lived out of state, traveling by plane hadn’t been an option for … Continue reading The Anchor of Hope
I told myself.. “You are only one defining decision away from a totally different life. One defining decision can change your trajectory and put you on a new path toward the Promised Land. One defining decision can totally change the forecast of your life. And it’s those defining decisions that become the defining moments of our … Continue reading Being a world changer -A promise for 2017
A man needs to know his name. He needs to know he’s got what it takes. And I don’t mean “know” in the modernistic, rationalistic sense. I don’t mean that the thought has passed through your cerebral cortex and you’ve given it intellectual assent, the way you know about the Battle of Kargil or the … Continue reading Desperate for Initiation
“As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord” (Joshua 24:15). What does that mean? It means to do what he says in a way that makes him look supremely valuable in himself. It means to submit to him in a way that makes him look thrilling. There are ways to submit to God that … Continue reading I Serve God – What does it truly mean?
Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. —Mark 1:35 This Scripture teaches us the absolute importance of creating personal space for prayer. From Jesus’ example we learn the necessity of good personal prayer habits, which include … Continue reading Praying in a Solitary Place
An old ailing man was told of lying in bed beside his small grandson one night. The little fellow had his thumb in his mouth and was sucking it. All of a sudden he pulled it out, held it up toward his granddaddy and asked, “Want some?” The old man said, “He offered me the … Continue reading He deserves your BEST