I love this time of year. I don’t make New Years resolutions, but I do like to set goals for the coming year. It is important to set goals for the new year, but they can’t just be any kind of goals. They need to be the right goals. My question for you is: Are you running […]
1) Desire Ask yourself “What do I want?” Psalm 37:4 says that God will give you the desires of your heart. The desires of your heart are put there by God. “The indispensible first step to getting what you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.” – Ben Stein 2) Write it Down “Write the […]
As an eight your old boy I remember singing the line from Silent Night “round yon virgin, mother and child” and thinking, “What is a virgin?” When I asked adults the question, “What is a virgin?” they just avoided answering it. I feel like we do children a disservice when we don’t answer their questions.
There is much debate today over what is a sin and what is not. The bottom line is that sin is disobeying God. Sin isn’t always doing something bad. The Bible says, “To him that knows to do good, but doesn’t do it, it is sin.” Anytime that you know you should do something and […]
There was something different about the way that Jesus loved people. It was a tough kind of love. Jesus was aware of people’s sin and yet He loved people at the same time. He ate with thieves and the prostitutes, and they wanted to be around Him. Jesus conveyed truth and love at the same […]
Have you ever prayed a prayer and had this thought? “I don’t think God heard my prayer. It doesn’t seem like anything changed.” Sometimes people say things like, “I believe in God, but I still have doubts.” It is okay for you to have doubts.
“…if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by My Father in Heaven.” Matthew 18:19 (NIV) There are three tips I want to share with you to increase your prayer power:
“People who accept discipline are on the pathway to life, but those who ignore correction will go astray.” – Proverbs 10:17 NLT Whoever learns from correction is wise. Nobody likes to be corrected. We like the affirmation that comes when people like what we do. We like to hear words like “good job” or “I’m proud of you.” We […]
To be a good leader you must be committed. People will not follow uncommitted leaders. If you want to be the leader, you need to be more committed than the people who are following you. Leadership is not about the leader, it’s about being committed to a cause. Jesus asked for commitment from His disciples. Jesus charged […]
I have asked kids to help me pray, they would raise their hand excitedly to help me. But when I called them up they usually didn’t know what to say. Have you ever had that experience? Prayer is a vital part of our Christian walk with God and it is important that we teach our kids how to […]