20 ways the Holy Spirit empowers believers

Those of us that have surrendered our lives to Jesus Christ have an incredible source of power available to us.  A source of power that will enable us to do the seemingly impossible. A source of power that will help us to love like we don’t think is possible.  To forgive like we don’t think … Continue reading 20 ways the Holy Spirit empowers believers

When my battery is dead

Have you ever climbed into your car all ready to get going only to get no response when you turned the key? The radio doesn’t turn on.  The lights don’t turn on.  Nothing happens at all. It’s as if your car is saying to you - “Sorry.  I’ve got nothing for you this morning.”  The … Continue reading When my battery is dead

You are God’s chosen instrument

You’ve got it all figured out!  You don’t need Jesus!  You have your five-year plan set and your goals laid out before you and nothing will stand in your way.  You’ve set your path.  You’ve decided your destiny.  You’re strong and capable and you’re going to do whatever feels right for you.  Watch out world! … Continue reading You are God’s chosen instrument

Recycled Lessons

I’ve always seen glaring similarities between the Israelites during their desert wanderings and my own walk with the Lord.  They’re praising and worshipping one day, then grumbling and complaining the next.  One moment they’re walking with God and obeying his commandments and the next they’ve forgotten all about him and have turned to other gods. … Continue reading Recycled Lessons

Success God’s Way

There is no shortage of self-help books on how to be prosperous and successful.  Clearly it is something people long for.  It’s also something that can lead to endless searching when you're not even sure what it will look like when you get there.  The search for success is a lot more about the process … Continue reading Success God’s Way

Work of art – in progress

What do you get when you piece together a bunch of broken pieces of random materials? You get a beautiful piece of mosaic art! As you look at the beauty of the finished product, you gain a new appreciation for the broken pieces that were used to form it. It looks so shiny and put … Continue reading Work of art – in progress