Humility Is More Than a Word It occurred to me today just how often we, as adults, consider ourselves to be experts in many areas of our own lives. By doing this we leave little, if any, room for someone else to be just as right or correct as we are. This dawned on me... Continue Reading →
Cast your cares on Jesus
I am encouraged today by a great reminder found in Scripture. The Apostle Paul gives us a verse found in Romans chapter 8 verses 38-39. Not only is this a great reminder for me, but I hope it gives you something to think about on this Friday. As I think about following Christ, I know... Continue Reading →
To Surrender is To Find Victory
How many times have we been taught that surrender means defeat? Nearly all of our history lessons about wars and conflicts have shown us that surrender means giving up and losing at the hands of an enemy. What if I told you that not all surrender means that you lose, or find defeat by surrender. ... Continue Reading →
Be Careful What You Ask God for, You Just Might Get it
Be Careful What You Ask God for, You Just Might Get it Can you remember a time when you were desperately trying to get God to answer a specific prayer request you had? I want you to think back to a time when, perhaps, you wanted a new job, a new vehicle, a new boss... Continue Reading →
Are You focused On Things Above or Things Below?
Are You focused On Things Above or Things Below? I can remember a time when I wanted to get my drives license SO BADLY, I could only focus on that. Nothing at the time seemed to matter. I can even remember studying so hard for that day that I would obtain my freedom... Continue Reading →
Am I giving God enough?
Am I giving God enough? Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? Too many who profess to follow Christ, this is something, that may be weighing on your heart as you look to begin a new year, full of grace, mercy, and of promise. This question is meant to help challenge you... Continue Reading →
Responsibility This term can have many different definitions and many different images depending on whom you ask. For the sake of argument, a brief understanding of responsibility can help us render our everyday lives with a little clarity and with a little ease. Responsibility is defined by Webster Merriam as: the state or fact of... Continue Reading →
What should matter most?
This is a copy from Dr. Mark Eckel off of his website WarpandWoof.org Mark Eckel: About Myself- I am an educator, speaker, reviewer, and essayist of biblical persuasion with an entrepreneurial spirit. At present, I work as Professor of Leadership, Education & Discipleship for Capital Seminary & Graduate School, Washington, D.C. What should matter most?... Continue Reading →
What makes Reading your Bible most difficult?
When you think about the struggles of reading your Bibles, what comes to mind as reasons you might not do it daily. I hope you will be honest and use this time as a self reflection. I will list a few reasons that I might not read my Bible daily in hopes that you will... Continue Reading →