Gaining Perspective Part 2

It’s said that testings and trials follow victories. I don’t know that it’s always true, but it was for Elijah. He was a fiery prophet and a true man of God. Since we’re just regular people, that  should make us feel better about our own failures and weaknesses.   It’s entirely possible to be on […]

How To Gain Perspective On Life When You’re Bummed Out, Part 1

How do you know if you have the RIGHT PERSPECTIVE about your life on any given day? I love tumblr.com where I came across this cute cartoon with a profound message about perspective. If you’ve lived very long you’ve probably faced something that knocked the wind out of you. An injustice, a betrayal, an event […]

What Babies, A Girl Not Named Clarissa, and Psychologists Can Teach Us About Being Godly

Do you want to be more godly? Have you tried? What exactly did you do or not do? In other words, how did you approach being more godly? In the realm of Christian aspirations, being godly, or more like God, has to be near the top of the list. You’d think we might have a […]

Are We Nearing The End?

Daniel 12:4 (ESV) But you, Daniel, shut up the words and seal the book, until the time of the end. Many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall increase.”     Believing and understanding prophesy changes the way we live right now. It detaches us from the passions and pursuits of this life and […]

What Things Make Peace For You?

  This morning I’ve been praying over hand written prayer requests I carried home from women I met in African towns and villages. Prayers for healing, for conception, for a husband’s salvation, for peace from tormenting dreams, for a child who has wandered far from God. Prayers for peace in the family, for provision, and […]

Before You Give In To Temptation, Read The Small Print

I’ve noticed that in any contract, the large print giveth and the small print taketh away. Pastor and Author, Warren Wiersbe Warren Wiersbe said that at a Pastor’s Conference many years ago. It’s funny because it’s true. And it’s just as true today about the lies Satan tells us when he dangles temptation in our […]

Because Making A Difference Makes A Difference To That One

Ever heard the phrase, a sea of humanity? Thinking of it brings to mind the promise of Jesus to Peter and Andrew. Follow Me and I’ll make you fishers of men. This week it seems as if the world is headed into a dangerous conflict in the Middle East. As Christians we know that’s inevitable. […]