Ready, Set, Wait…No, I mean Go
Our society is designed to keep us rushing around in malcontent, waiting for something more. A better job, a newer car, a bigger house, our own private island, the chance to rule to world. Enough is never enough because there is always more.
General Patton’s Bold Prayer: Does God Answer Bold Prayers?
Does God answer bold prayers? On December 23, 1944, General Patton sought God for help through prayer. What can we learn from his prayer?
The Cold: Putting Faith in Front of the Things We Cannot Control
Well, the cold moved in this week. For some, this may not be a particularly big deal; however, the cold and I have never gotten along. There is just something about it that makes me angry. Perhaps it is because it can beat you up and you can’t do anything about it.
Leading in Culture: Going Back into the “Ruins” to Rebuild and Restore
What if Christ Followers were to step into bold platforms of leadership to bring the Way, Truth, and Life of Jesus to our culture through politics, education, media, and business?
Thanksgiving: This is 2020 – Why Be Thankful?
This is 2020. In a year of pandemic, murder hornets, toilet paper shortages, broken relationships, political strife, injustice, lost livelihoods, and lost lives, how can we even think about being thankful? Thanksgiving is not just for when everything in the nation is going well.
In the Storm: Does God Really Care?
Living in faith does not mean that we should not fear the storms. That is merely human nature. It does, however, mean that we should never accuse God of not caring.
“You’re Wrong” is Not the Right Answer
America is divided, not because we disagree, but because we have forgotten just how important those disagreements are to the core foundation of our country. We were built on the idea that differing ideas, beliefs, and viewpoints would make this country great. That freedom to have those beliefs would keep us alive!
Fear Shouldn’t Be Our New Normal
We must learn to replace our instinctual reaction to fear with the constant action of praying and laying down our burdens at the feet of Jesus. When we replace fear with prayer, God promises to bring us peace and to guard our hearts and minds against the destructive consequences of fear.
Care About What You Can
Sometimes the troubles of the world can feel so overwhelming. So what do we do? How do we act in a world that seems to have gone made?
Physical Warfare: Self-Judgement, Part Five
Many of us face physical battles, illness, depression, anxiety, and other disabilities that interfere with our daily life. Yet, God can use our limitations for his Glory!
Inner Warfare: Self-Judgment, Part Four
We have all experienced pain, failure, disappointment, abuse, and disasters. But, these circumstances don’t have to define how we think of ourselves.
Take Charge and Let go of Control
Recently, I’ve learned that being in control is different than being in charge. Control can easily be flipped against you. Instead of being empowering, it can become choking and suffocating. But there is a better way!