Choose the God-Kind of Life

The death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ opened the door to a new life. When Jesus walked out of the grave He gave us the opportunity to walk out with Him. He gave us the option to live an abundant life. “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that … Read moreChoose the God-Kind of Life

New Beginnings: Self-Control

We all love new beginnings, self-control, however is not always our favorite aspect of life. Starting something new always excites and energizes us. The only thing more exciting than starting something new with a specific goal in mind is actually reaching that goal. One thing we will absolutely need to reach our finish line is … Read moreNew Beginnings: Self-Control

Perfect Love Causes Fear To Lose Power

We know that the perfect love of God causes fear to lose all its power. When we know that we are loved and cared for by the Creator of the Universe it puts our lives and our problems in the right perspective. However, fear will try to skew our vision. Fear knows that if it … Read morePerfect Love Causes Fear To Lose Power

Fight Off Fear-Driven Dissatisfaction

The Devil tries to bring fear into our lives through dissatisfaction.  He uses dissatisfaction to introduce fear into our lives by convincing us we’re missing out on something we deserve to have. The devil tells us that other people are enjoying something that was meant for us. He makes us think that because we don’t … Read moreFight Off Fear-Driven Dissatisfaction

Praise In The Harvest

The reason I’ve spent so much time writing about receiving God’s harvest is because we all live in a constant cycle of planting, growing and harvesting. “While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease,” (Genesis 8:22). What we haven’t talked about … Read morePraise In The Harvest

Moving Beyond Yourself

When we decide to follow God’s plan we need to know that it’s going to lead us to new places. We will no longer live or look like the world. The majority of people live in isolation. They are either alone or only concerned with their immediate family. God calls us to move beyond ourselves. … Read moreMoving Beyond Yourself

Staying Connected

Mark 4:1-9 is called the Parable of the Sower. Jesus used it to teach about the four different kinds of hearts. It’s a parable about the ways people respond to God’s word. The first thing Jesus says in this parable is that the sower goes out to sow. Later, Jesus explains this statement by saying … Read moreStaying Connected

Fear Not- Guard Your Heart

“Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life,” (Proverbs 4:23 NASB). The second half of this verse shows us that the condition of our hearts will direct our lives, emphasizing the importance of our ability to guard our hearts. If we have anger in our hearts, then anger will … Read moreFear Not- Guard Your Heart

Keeping a Cheerful Heart

When God’s vision for our lives seemingly is not coming to pass, we can become callous and condition ourselves to expect failure, making it very difficult to maintain a cheerful heart. God did not create us to expect loss and disappointment. So, when we find ourselves looking for the negative in every positive, and pointing … Read moreKeeping a Cheerful Heart

Fix Your Eyes

We are all carrying, or have carried, hurts from our past. If we let them, these wounds have the power to influence our decisions for the rest of our lives. We give our pain this power when we are continually thinking about it, replaying it in our minds or coming up with ways that it … Read moreFix Your Eyes

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