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?
Where there is no revelation [or prophetic vision], the people cast off restraint… —Proverbs 29:18 Carrots? A vision is given to drive me beyond myself. Pushing and compelling, a vision holds a proverbial “carrot’ just out of my reach. The vision is meant to force me to know God and know myself and keep the priorities right: God first. It’s impossible to have a real … Continue reading Am I Missing The Mission?
Where did we ever get the idea that following Jesus was safe? Definitely not from reading the scripture! Person after person in the Bible not only had their faith tested but many of them lost their lives because of that very faith. No, following Jesus is not safe and that’s for certain. Nor is following Jesus predictable. We can try to figure out God’s next … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Certainly Uncertainty
When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on his outer garment…and plunged into the sea. —John 21:7 Jump! Are you willing to take that final step off the platform and into the pool? Are you desiring to springboard into the deeper waters of faith and obedience? Peter in this case could not wait for the slow boat to arrive at shore. … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Make A Splash!