Ever since 12th grade I’ve been journaling. Poems, notes, a few drawings with a multitude of thoughts and prayers have filled about 20 journals over the last 28 years. Why am I such a big proponent of journaling? Here is a short list of why I think everyone should practice this discipline. It’s easy. For even the least creative, artistic individual, journaling has never been … Continue reading Journaling: 4 Reasons Why You Should Start.
It was by faith Abraham obeyed God’s call to go to another place God promised to give him. He left his own country, not knowing where he was to go. Hebrews 11:8 Obedience Is The Key. Where do I need to be and what do I need to do? I have struggled with those questions often throughout my time on earth. You may have too. … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Where? What?
“When he finally came to his senses, he said to himself, ‘At home even the hired servants have food enough to spare, and here I am dying of hunger! 18 I will go home to my father and say, “Father, I have sinned against both heaven and you, 19 and I am no longer worthy of being called your son. Please take me on as a hired … Continue reading Observations Of A Prodigal #4
As leaders it’s vitally important that we encourage people to be like Jesus and not try to make them “like us”. God has created each person as He likes and gifted each one uniquely and differently. This means that each and every person is not only a one-of-a-kind but created with intention and purpose. And that purpose is not to be like you or me … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: No Clones Allowed
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled. —Matthew 5:6 Jesus’ word is quite clear that when we are hungry and thirsty for righteousness, we will be filled. But why aren’t more people hungry and thirsty for righteousness? Why aren’t more disciples pursuing God’s ways? I read this very interesting quote this morning:“The average Christian is so cold and … Continue reading Developing The Desire Of Discipleship
What good things get in your way on a daily basis? How can you better prepare for your day? How do you view problems and people in your life? Have you considered your problems as a way for God to get glory? What most pulls you away from your focus on God? If there was one thing you could do today to refocus what would … Continue reading Questions For One Thing To Rule Them All pt. 2
If you had one thing to say as advice to others before you left the planet what would you advise as the most important thing to do? Do you have a list of resolutions or goals for the year? Why or why not? Is the number one thing on your list, the number one priority in your life? Do you have a plan to achieve … Continue reading Questions For One Thing To Rule Them All