Are you overwhelmed with everything you have to do before Christmas? Well, don’t forget, December 15th is National Cat Herders Day! The goofy holiday was created by a couple in California that has thought of a few funny holidays, this was just one of them. This time of year I think many of us feel […]
Do you ever wonder you are making a difference? Is God is actually using you? Are you a productive follower of Jesus? One of my favorite verses in the Bible was a part of my devotional time today. 2 Peter 1:5-8 says, For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; […]
Talking about money in the church usually turns people off right away but I hope you would take just a minute to review something that we’ve talked about at Hope Summit recently. On Sunday mornings we’ve been talking about following God BEYOND where we are today. For many of us that means getting beyond ourselves, […]
Not long ago I met a single mom that God had brought through some tremendous trials. She had overcome addictions, abuse, and host of incredible challenges. She also found tremendous strength in her faith through the support of the Christians around her. It was really exciting to observe that she was maturing in her faith. […]
I think we all find ourselves wrestling with doubt. We’ll doubt our abilities, skills, talent, relationships, and most certainly our faith. The important part of dealing with doubt is to ensure that it doesn’t become paralyzing. The disciples that followed Jesus are a great example that doubters can still make a difference if they are […]
Most of us want to be better people than we are today. We would like to be physically healthier, spiritually stronger, financially more independent, and moving toward greater intellect. However, if your life is comfortable, calm, and undisturbed… it is likely you’re not experiencing much growth. In his book the 360° Leader, John Maxwell shared: […]
Posted on 10. Oct, 2013 by frank.
I think most of us would say we should pray more. Many feel that their prayer life is inadequate. However, let me encourage you. Someone’s long dramatic prayer, with an eloquent use of language, is not more spiritual than your short and simple prayer. As Jesus points out in the verse below, the choice of […]