Work or Worship?

Our main purpose is to worship God in all that we do. Our worship can come in many different forms: singing, writing, how we parent our children, the way we listen to our loved ones.  God’s Word does tell us to sing songs of praise to Him, but our Father doesn’t confine worship to music. … Read moreWork or Worship?

Order Or Chaos: Finding our Purpose

God created every man and woman with a purpose. This truth begs the question, “Why do so many people spend their lives looking for and never finding that purpose?” The answer is simple: They do not go to their heavenly Father to find it. All of our gifts, talents and abilities are given to us … Read moreOrder Or Chaos: Finding our Purpose

Order or Chaos: Prioritize Family

Sitting beside someone’s death bed is always an honest moment. They are taking stock of their life: the moments of joy, the conversations and days they wish they could have back, and everything in between. They will rarely tell you of how they wished they could go back and work longer hours or watch more … Read moreOrder or Chaos: Prioritize Family

Order or Chaos: Priority

The world we live in rebels against order and authority.  We think if we place ourselves under authority, then we are giving up our identity and our freedom.  However, the kingdom of God does not work this way.  We find our true identity and the greatest freedom when we willingly place ourselves under God’s authority. … Read moreOrder or Chaos: Priority

Order or Chaos: Rescued From Darkness

Adam and Eve’s sin in the Garden of Eden plunged all of creation into chaos and darkness.  All of the systems were disrupted and mankind lost his authority over the earth. This darkness is easy to point out in certain places: the media, poverty and hunger, disease and war. However, all of these things are … Read moreOrder or Chaos: Rescued From Darkness

Order or Chaos: How Do You Live?

Chaos has been around since the beginning of time Chapter one of Genesis tells the story of God creating the heavens and the earth, and everything in them. The second verse says that the earth was “formless and void.” This means that the world was in a state of chaos and turmoil. So, God intervened. … Read moreOrder or Chaos: How Do You Live?

Eternal Freedom or Temporary Relief?

The world has many different versions of “freedom” that only lead to slavery.  Many versions of freedom are only temporary relief from pain.   Other versions of freedom are an escape from the prison of daily life.  People seek relief in vacations, drugs, shopping, alcohol, other people, etc.   We think if we can just get away … Read moreEternal Freedom or Temporary Relief?

Understanding Value

Have you ever thought about what you value? All of us know somebody who has spent what seems like an outrageous amount of money on something ridiculous. People buy boats, guns, art, historical pieces, custom made instruments, etc. because those items are of great value to them.  We would never spend what they spend on … Read moreUnderstanding Value

The Abundant Life: The Starting Place of Abundance

There’s no question that all of us want to live an abundant life. Nobody would say no to having a better marriage, a more fulfilling job, the ability to be more generous and feel satisfied with their life. Every person on the planet wants a life like that – an abundant life. The most difficult … Read moreThe Abundant Life: The Starting Place of Abundance

The Abundant Life: God’s Plan

Living an abundant life shouldn’t just be a dream or a goal; it’s God’s plan for our lives. God does not randomly hand out blessing and cursing. When you were born God did not say, “I’ve given everyone else a good plan with hope and a future, but it’s going to be different for this … Read moreThe Abundant Life: God’s Plan

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