How to Keep Growing Your Business Without Losing Your Spouse and Kids (pt. 1)

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If you’re 100% sure your growing business or career is NOT causing ANY issues in your relationships, feel free to skip this post. BUT, if your progress at work is causing tension at home, if your company focus is causing stress with your family, and if you can feel the fabric of your relationships fraying […]

Is it Really Love?

“Love does no wrong to a neighbor. Love, therefore, is the fulfillment of the law.” (Romans 13:10) Love is a word our culture loves to throw around without definition. We use it in a way that seems to say the essence of love is “always be nice to me and never tell me anything that […]

Jesus chose you to conquer with Him

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In Revelation chapter 17, ten mysterious kings rule for a short time, then consolidate their power in the hands of a great beast.  They then rally their forces, all their might and power, and make war upon Jesus and His people. Not only that, but in this endeavor they are guided and overseen by a […]

Jesus can truly reconcile

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Colossians 4 JESUS CAN TRULY RECONCILE Aristarchus my fellow prisoner greets you, and Mark the cousin of Barnabas (concerning whom you have received instructions—if he comes to you, welcome him.)  (Colossians 4:10) Paul had not been a fan of this Mark fellow.  He had allowed the young man to accompany […]

God’s justice will prevail

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 64 GOD’S JUSTICE WILL PREVAIL Hide me from the secret plots of the wicked, from the throng of evildoers, who whet their tongues like swords, who aim bitter words like arrows… But God shoots His arrow at them; they are wounded suddenly. They are brought to ruin, with their own tongues […]

God gives you options to use

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 25 GOD GIVES YOU OPTIONS TO USE “If then I am a wrongdoer and have committed anything for which I deserve to die, I do not seek to escape death.  But if there is nothing to their charges against me, no one can give me up to them.  I […]

02 Enemy at the Gates [The Way of the Warrior]

Ask any soldier how important it is to know your enemy, and they will tell you it’s crucial. In our spiritual life, we have an enemy whom Jesus said comes “only to steal, kill and destroy.” However, once we understand the enemy’s strategy, we can learn to fight much more effectively in the power of Christ. […]

You Can Have Peace Even When You Disagree

Do you ever get frustrated when people disagree with you? “Have nothing to do with foolish, ignorant controversies; you know that they breed quarrels.” -2 Timothy 2:23 Whether football teams or fall elections, Bible translations or Macs vs. PCs, there is no shortage of things that people can get fired up and passionate about. Yet, […]

You Can Have Unity Even When You Don’t Get Along (pt2)

Even in the Bible, nobody gets along all the time.   However, disagreement doesn’t have to disrupt our unity and love for one another. In his letter to the church at Philippi, Paul shares a simple truth that leads to an effective stragety for working through conflict while keeping the peace. It’s all in your […]

You Can Have Unity Even When You Don’t Get Along (pt1)

Do you have people in your life with whom you just don’t get along? “I entreat Euodia and Syntyche to agree in the Lord.  Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the Gospel…” -Philippians 4:2 How comforting to know that even at the […]