1 Samuel 2 chronicles the downfall of a nation. Today, our nation has begun to worship the gifts over the giver of those gifts.
3 Ways to Steal Back Your Identity
As a follower of Jesus, your identity is under attack. The enemy of your soul wants to steal it from you. Here are 3 ways to steal it back.
The Wilderness is Sacred
The wilderness is sacred. It is holy because of what happens in us, and how God uses it to demonstrate his love toward his children.
Before You Quit: Respond with Faith
You’re not done. You’ve heard truth from God, but also his command. It’s time to respond with faith.
Seeking a Magic Kingdom
It is natural to seek magic kingdoms of influence and wealth. Jesus challenges us to seek the power of the Holy Spirit not a magic kingdom.
I Choose the Ancient.
New Versus Ancient Now all the Athenians and the foreigners who lived there would spend their time in nothing except telling or hearing something new. -Acts 17:21 God isn’t just old. He is before time. More than that, God exists out of time. He isn’t a new idea. God has always been. God is ancient. Too […]
3 Tips to Grow Any Organization
You are a leader! You are an important part of your organization – job, church, little league team, civic group, and even family. It doesn’t matter what role you play, you are vital. You are vital because you are a leader. You may not have the title or position, but people are following you. They […]
Are you enough?
Measuring up. It’s human nature for us to compare ourselves to one another. As a kid in church I remember listening to people’s unbelievable stories. The stories usually had something to do with drugs or alcohol, members of the opposite sex and tobacco but not necessarily in that order. It was the before and after story. Other […]
The 8 State Lake Several weeks ago, I visited a cattle ranch in Hoxie, Kansas. If you’re not familiar with Hoxie, you’re not alone. Hoxie is a small agricultural town about 20 miles from Colby, Kansas (the Western Kansas stop along I-70 with a Starbucks). Blink and you’ve driven by the exit at 75 miles […]
But I won’t do that!
The missionary relationship from heaven Paul and Barnabas was a match made in heaven. Barnabas was a man of encouragement, mercy and grace. Paul was a strong, no-nonsense, pragmatic leader. Together they were taking the world by storm for Jesus. They are sent out together establishing churches in Antioch, Cyprus, Lystra and Derbe. They healed […]