Doing the same thing every day builds momentum for us and sets us up for either success or failure. We see this work in our relationships, work and many other areas. If we make a habit out of not communicating with or showing affection to our spouse, eventually our relationship will dry up. If all … Read moreThe Power of Routine
II Corinthians 4 shows us that faith isn’t just what we believe, but also what we speak. The words we say are the product of what we believe in our hearts. The thoughts we consistently hold in our hearts will become what we talk about every day. What we choose to speak will eventually become … Read moreLife: A Product of What We Believe and Speak
We live in a world where most people are run by their physical senses and their emotions. They make decisions based on what they see and feel. Their reactions to people and situations come from their emotions. We can all relate to this kind of life. It’s how we lived before we put our faith … Read moreLiving By Emotions
“By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.” Hebrews 11:3 (NKJV) Our heavenly Father is a faith God. What He sees does not affect Him. Instead, God speaks into being what He desires. “In … Read moreFAITH AND FOCUS: The Potential of Faith
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?
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
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
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?
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?
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