As Christians, we are in a race. Not a physical race, but a spiritual one. While the world is racing for temporary dreams, wealth, and success, we are racing for a spiritual cause with far greater rewards. It’s a race designed by God, not man. “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great … Continue reading Running to Win
Never despise a seed sown. God spoke to me the other day and said that the years I invested into other people's children through children's ministry would be multiplied back into my daughter Amaris. No matter how many years it may take to see the harvest, a good seed sown will always multiply and produce … Continue reading Seed
True faith isn't TRYING to believe and act on God's Word. TRYING includes doubt that something will work. We TRY on clothes at a clothing store because we're uncertain that they will fit. We TRY a new hairdresser to give them chance to prove themselves. We TRY a new recipe, unsure that it will taste … Continue reading Trying Faith?
We all have been guilty of starting but not completing a project. We get distracted from our housecleaning because our friend gives us a call. We start mowing the lawn but run out of gas for the lawn mower. We begin taking lessons for piano or golf but leave the skill unmastered because it seems … Continue reading No Unfinished Work
Our natural instinct is to consider ourselves as self-sustaining, able to handle every situation that comes our way. We think we have all the strength we need in and of ourselves. Unfortunately, believing this makes us a failure because we were never designed to take care of ourselves. We don’t have what it takes to … Continue reading Supernatural Strength
Theres's a number of things we can do while we're waiting on our "package" (see previous article) to show up on our door step. We can sit back and relax, doing nothing to keep ourselves focused on the promise. We can allow doubt to creep in because we've spent so little time with the Keeper … Continue reading While I’m Waiting