My Great Savior

Eloquence abandons me As I try to describe This implausible, inconceivable Change in my life I once was dead But now I am alive Given victory over struggle Set free to thrive But it is not about me I am just a beacon To point to the source That deserves my devotion I needed a … Continued

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Potential

There is astonishing potential In the freshness of a new day Will we choose to capture it Or choose instead to stay In places where we have always been Becoming a creature of coziness Willing to resist the appeal of the call Than confront any risk of roughness What if, instead, we launched out Vaulting … Continued

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It Will Get Better

  It will get better The pain may be extraordinary The road may seem endless The darkness may be too oppressive to bear But I know it will get better   It’s easy to say things like that When on the outside looking in It’s harder to embrace that truth As you freefall endlessly in … Continued

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2 Rules of Influence

  In Acts chapter 16 we find a story of unbelievable influence. The Apostle Paul and Silas boldly broadcasted the incredible message of the gospel throughout the streets of Philippi. As they ministered, they met a young slave girl who was dominated by darkness, possessed by a malicious spirit. Paul sets this girl free from … Continued

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Associating with Divinity

  Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere. Ephesians 6:18 The potential of prayer is immeasurable. Many faith traditions incorporate this concept in one form or another, but for the believer in Christ, prayer becomes an irreplaceable lifeline. It … Continued

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5 Ways to be a Better Teammate

  I don’t think that it is a secret. If you want to accomplish great things you have to build a great team. Amazing things happen in the context of community. Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor. Eccl 4:9 This is biblical wisdom – together is a … Continued

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How to Defuse Tough Situations.

No matter how good we are at avoiding it, from time to time, all of us will find ourselves right in the middle of a conflict. Some enjoy these times while most find them extremely uncomfortable. Either way, you view conflict, we know that if not resolved, it can have a huge negative impact on … Continued

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3 Ways to Develop Great Character

It’s always at the top of the list. If you were an employer, what would be the things you looked for in a great employee? What qualities would make someone a trusted friend? How about a great leader? What would you look for before following someone into the unknown? At the top of all of … Continued

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Kinetic Love

It is no secret that a defining characteristic of following Christ should be the demonstration of love, but I believe that it goes way beyond this. God is love. It is greater than just a quality that He possesses. The only way we comprehend the concept of love is because God is love and He … Continued

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Thriving in the Struggle

Pilate then took Jesus and scourged Him. And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on His head, and put a purple robe on Him; and they began to come up to Him and say, “Hail, King of the Jews!” and to give Him slaps in the face. John 19:1-3   Jesus is always in control … Continued

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