A powerful song to remind us of the great weekend this truly is! One of my favorite lyrics in the song is this: Death has died, love has won Hallelujah, hallelujah Jesus Christ has overcome He has risen from the dead
In Andy Stanley’s recent leadership podcast, Family Matters, he gives four principles he has learned about family. I believe you will find these to be very helpful and challenging in our pursuit of living for what matters most. Here are the four principles: 1. Don’t give up what is unique to you for something someone … More Family Matters
One of my favorite things in life to do is spend time with new followers of Christ. You can literally see the excitement of this new life they have in Christ. Everything about them reflects the one who now indwells them – Jesus. As they talk with you, you hear them constantly talking about how … More God in Everything
Fifty-eight years ago today Jim Elliot, along with 4 other missionaries, gave their life for the cause of Christ on the shore of the Ecuadorian Jungle to reach a group of people who had never heard the Gospel. Do you ever wander what the parents of these young men must have been thinking as their … More Dangerous Prayer For Our Kids
As we close out another year of living for what matters most, this is my prayer for all of us based on Psalm 90:12 . . . “Teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.” May God grant us this prayer in 2014 so we can reflect more of … More Prayer for 2014
What are the “big” sins in our lives? Maybe ones to consider would be the lust of the flesh, lust of the eyes or the pride of life. These sins affect us on a daily basis but there is one sin I believe gets over looked that needs to be addressed. It is the sin … More Are you okay with how you are?
Thanksgiving has a great way of helping us put our focus on Christ and the ways He has blessed us (and a few pounds but who is focusing on that). But how do we sustain this kind of focus on Christ? How do we take this kind of attitude and transport it to everyday in … More How to stay focused on Christ