At the beginning of 2021 I made a decision to create a few different personal boundaries in my life. These new boundaries and operating rules also impacted my ministry and the way I approached the many projects and people that I am involved with. For example, I decided that starting at 5:30p on Friday night […]
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We are looking at having a hunger for more of God… And we examined: 1> Receive hunger as a gift 2> Ground yourself in the fear of the Lord 3> Read the Bible to develop lasting hunger 4. Express Your Devotion Through Prayer As you read the Word, your understanding of God grows as does […]
Earlier today I spent two hours with some young disciples of Jesus. I’m guessing they were between 18 and 30 and the leader was in his mid fifties. The young people had such a hunger for God. For more of God. They were attentive to everything I was sharing. They asked questions. They “leaned into” […]
I am currently reading the Gospel according to Matthew. The tax collector turned disciple and apostle. He is relaying the story of when the Lord Jesus asked them who others thought He was. Let me refresh your memory of the story: When Jesus came to the area of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who […]
It is mid-morning as I sit in front of my computer screen to write this blog. A blog that was suppose to be written and published yesterday. But, yesterday happened and my writing time simply seemed to vanish. There was a lot to accomplish yesterday and by the time the day was over a number […]
In Matthew 16:24-28 we hear some hard words from Jesus that are often talked about but I don’t really believe that we fully grasp the truth that is found in His words. “Then Jesus said to his disciples, ‘If anyone wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow […]
I had a person send me a verse that had really spoken to them during their time with the Lord. It was Proverbs 29:18a which reads, “When there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint…” (NET) A vision was an encounter with the living God – auditory or visual – that gave God’s […]
For years believers have been taught good Bible information and have, if they are paying attention, become well versed in the stories and principles of the Bible. This is especially true in North America where we are free to preach the Gospel openly and freely. We have great Bible teachers and preachers in our church […]
This article has been borrowed from https://mellowed.com/benefits-of-journaling/ Getting started with journaling can be frustrating, especially if you don’t know what to write. But with so many benefits, it’s easy to understand why so many people want to make it a habit. Writing down your personal thoughts and feelings isn’t something most people do on […]
This article has been borrowed from https://www.developgoodhabits.com/benefits-journaling/ Have you ever struggled to come up with ideas for what to write in your journal? As a writer, aside from enjoying the many benefits of journaling for my mental well-being, I find that keeping a daily journal is a great way to organize my thoughts, think […]