“The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.” Luke 6:45 ESV http://bible.com/59/luk.6.45.esv Abundance is stored in our hearts, not our heads. What we love most finds residence deep down in our inner most being. This is why the … Continue reading Abundance Of The Heart
I shared this message on Valentine’s Day 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: Love Awakens
Read John 13:1-5 Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. 2 During supper, when the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, to betray him, 3 Jesus, knowing that … Continue reading Serving Well?
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!
The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 1 John 4:8 Love overflows. It’s as simple as that. It doesn’t have to prove itself because it simply exudes spontaneously. God is Love and if He resides within us, His Love will flow from us back to Him and to others. Oswald Chambers said: If we try to prove to … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Love Overflows
It’s almost Valentine’s Day: the day we celebrate love. So what do you do if you don’t have someone special in your life? Let me help you out with the Top 10 pick-up lines for this year. Maybe it will help you move toward that special someone? 10) If you were a burger at McDonald’s, you’d be named “McGorgeous”. 9) If I could rearrange the … Continue reading Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and it’s a booming business. The Day Of Love results in close to $14 Billion annually! That’s about an average of $117 per person. So what makes Valentine’s Day so special? It’s obvious through such spending that Valentine’s Day is a huge market for business. While some would prefer to not even acknowledge the pink and red ephemeral hearts that appear … Continue reading Valentine Day Thoughts On Romans 5:8