Don’t be a “goat”!

Bookshelves, podcasts, social media feeds and sadly even many church pulpits are all about motivating people to live their best lives now. The main message? Seek personal success and happiness above all else. And in the Christian arena, it is packaged up as the very thing God wants for you. But is that true? Is … Continue reading Don’t be a “goat”!

How to be Successful

Wouldn’t it be amazing to have it said of you that the Lord was with you and that you were successful in whatever you undertook?! I don’t know about you, but if I thought that was possible, I would want to know how to make it happen. There was a King in the Old Testament, … Continue reading How to be Successful

God Does Not Want to Share You

The history of the Israelites shows how on-again, off-again they were with the Lord as they were led by kings that vacillated between walking in His ways and doing evil in His sight. Along the way, they allowed the gods of the of the lands surrounding them to permeate their lives. Even when they were … Continue reading God Does Not Want to Share You

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

Who’s operating the controls?

Is God still at the controls, or did I take over again? This is a question I need to ask myself constantly.  I know that in order to succeed in a life lived for the Kingdom of God I must make sure that God is the one controlling my actions. I start every day handing … Continue reading Who’s operating the controls?