Romans 12:2 - "And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what [is] that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God." Most teenagers are just trying to fit in or be accepted. I like most was no exception. My biggest fear was [...]
“Our most powerful prayers are hyperlinked to the promises of God. When you know you are praying the promises of God, you can pray with holy confidence.” (page 93 of The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson.) Will you pray with me? When I have doubt that the ministry that I am doing is going anywhere… [...]
God is Good! James 1:16-17 "Do not be deceived my beloved brethren. Every good thing bestowed and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the father of lights, with whom there is no variation, or shifting shadow." I spent most of my teenage years thinking God was trying to make me some goof. I [...]
Did God say, "No"? “100% of the prayers I don’t pray won’t get answered.” Mark Batterson Busted.
Excerpt From: Andy Stanley. “Making Vision Stick.” iBooks. https://itun.es/us/EC_gx.l “While in graduate school, I had a professor who was fond of saying, “If the student hasn’t learned, the teacher hasn’t taught.” The same could be said of leadership and casting vision. We are the keepers and purveyors of the vision. If the people around us [...]
I went to a concert with some friends when I was a teenager. We were minding our own business walking from our car to the arena and here they were ..... the "turn or burn church". You know, the "get right or get left crowd", the "you filthy sinner scumbag" (said with disgust.) They had [...]
Why do I write? First things first. I pray that you had a tremendous holiday filled with joy from being with family and friends. I did. I was so excited to get back to the midwest to see family. We celebrated the birth of our Savior. We mourned the loss of my wife’s grandmother. We [...]