Mobilized Not Paralyzed

Nehemiah was minding his own business as the cupbearer to the king when he received word of how terribly things were going in his homeland, Jerusalem. The people were in great trouble and shame. The walls had been torn down and the gates had been destroyed by fire. Things were literally falling apart. But first, … Continue reading Mobilized Not Paralyzed

Created for More – A Life All In

You were created for more than just going through the motions. Searching and striving to discover the point of life is not the point of life. It’s not just about the dash between your birth and your death. God created you with an eternal purpose. Your talents and passions, your opportunities and circumstances, even your … Continue reading Created for More – A Life All In

Stop & Think: Nothing Good Comes From Human Anger

Anger is a powerful emotion that can be difficult to control. Sometimes it starts small and grows like a noxious weed. Other times it explodes out of nowhere and surprises us. Nothing good comes from human anger. When my son was in elementary school, his teacher used a stoplight to help him with anger and … Continue reading Stop & Think: Nothing Good Comes From Human Anger

5 Tips to Stand Firm in Temptation

We recently learned that another high-profile Christian evangelist was engaged in ongoing sinful conduct. It’s heartbreaking to find out someone who has been boldly proclaiming the Word of God hasn’t been living by it. If these “people of God” can fall into sinful lifestyles, what hope is there for us “regular people” to stand firm … Continue reading 5 Tips to Stand Firm in Temptation

Proverbs: Practical Principles to Practice

The Book of Proverbs is full of practical principles to practice. It was written by King Solomon, who is said to be the wisest man who ever lived. Why was he so wise? Because when Solomon became king after his father David, he had some big shoes to fill. So when God said, “What do … Continue reading Proverbs: Practical Principles to Practice