I shared this message at New Vision Church, where I serve as the missions and creative arts pastor. Please feel free to leave comments and feedback. Continue reading Sermon: Hope Awakens
Getting There! I can’t always see what God is doing…oh how I wish I could! Faith materializes things unseen but perseverance gets me there. At times it’s like grasping for air or vapor as James puts it but life cannot be grasped, only experienced. I cannot hold onto life but I can experience it by letting it go. God has intentions well beyond my scope … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Hold On!
Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Philip? —John 14:9 Jesus is with you here and now. He’s in the room with you, in the car with you, in the office with you, as He is in the church with you. He’s in the argument with you, in the struggle with you, in the misunderstanding with you, as … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Here And Now
God always keeps His promises. Do we? God has a perfect record in keeping His Word and not once has He ever been near unfulfilling anything He has said He would do. If God has said it, it is more trustworthy than anything else you could take to the bank. As leaders, it is important to not trust your feelings or what seems to be … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Promises, Promises
Life and faith are not all that it’s cut out to be. There are going to be hard times when it seems that nothing is going right or certainly not your way. It’s how you react and respond in that time that reveals where your faith, trust and hope are found. Many times, we look to God for His blessings and are quite pleased when … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: When Darkness Falls
Where does my confidence lie? Is it in myself or in God? This will be revealed in times of hardship and trial. It is easy to say I am confident in God when times are easy and the waters of life are calm. But let a storm arise and the waters rush with waves…will I be as confident in God then? God expects me to … Continue reading Where Does My Confidence Lie?
In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world —John 16:33 Jesus never promises for us to NOT have adversity. Rather He promises to be with us in the midst of it. It can be easy to think that as a follower of Jesus that I deserve to be excused from certain tragic and or difficult times. … Continue reading Strength Through Adveristy