Winning at Work but Losing at Home? Here’s 3 Ways to Fix it

If your family moved out tomorrow, would you know why? Don’t get me wrong; I’m not suggesting something like that WILL happen, simply posing the question that if it DID happen, would you understand the reasons behind it? Let me explain. It’s usually pretty easy to tell if we’re “winning” at work. Sales numbers, customer […]

Vision, Distraction, and Expectations

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“So I sent messengers to them, saying, ‘I am doing a great work and cannot come down.  Why should the work cease while I leave it and go down to you?’”  (Nehemiah 6:3) Fulfilling a vision means being able to say no to the distractions of less important things.  It requires boldness and determination, and […]

Wisdom, Stature, and Favor (Luke 2:52)

And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and with people.  (Luke 2:52) Would you increase in your stature and standing in the world?  Would you maximize and take advantage of every opportunity to grow stronger in body, mind and spirit? Seek God’s wisdom, and the stature will follow. Would you […]

God saves you for his glory

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 79 GOD SAVES YOU FOR HIS GLORY Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of Your name; deliver us, and atone for our sins, for Your name’s sake!  (Psalm 79:9-10) There is an order to all creation, a cosmic balance in the physical universe that was […]

God gave you a greater calling

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 1 GOD GAVE YOU A GREATER CALLING Paul, a bondservant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the Gospel of God. (Romans 1:1) The issue of calling is one we deal with throughout our life.  As we grow up, we try to find our calling, that […]

God’s presence brings you peace

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 27 GOD’S PRESENCE BRINGS YOU PEACE One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after:  that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life,  to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in His temple. For He […]

God is your never-failing source

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 6 GOD IS YOUR NEVER-FAILING SOURCE “The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light…” (Matthew 6:22) “Your Father knows what you need before you ask Him. Pray then like this…” (Matthew 6:8b-9a) “But seek first […]

Your world will be in order when God is on the throne

Scripture Notes on Psalm 132 Arise, O Lord, and go to your resting place, you and the ark of your might. Let your priests be clothed with righteousness, and let your saints shout for joy. (Psalm 132:8-9) So often it’s easy for our lives to get chaotic. Work or school, family or finances, personal goals […]

God saves you for His glory

Scripture Notes on Psalm 79 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of Your name; deliver us, and atone for our sins, for Your name’s sake!  (Psalm 79:9-10) There is an order to all creation, a cosmic balance in the physical universe that was designed to work in harmony. When that balance […]

Saying “No” is More Powerful Than You Realize

Do you struggle with saying “yes” too much like I do? It has been said many times, in many ways, by many people, yet it is so vital and powerful a principle that it bears repeating. The thing that will bring power and purpose to your life is not saying “yes” to the right opportunities, […]