365 Days of Blessing

Ever been in a place where you couldn’t find the bottom to bottom out or the top to climb out?  You were looking for an external driver to change and it just didn’t come?  No matter which direction you took you always seemed to come back to the same situation, the same challenge, the same

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Freedom Calling

Freedom is at the heart of life as a believer.  Freedom is just as central to your existence as it was to your creation.  Regardless of your personality, history, experience, or genetics, you were made to be free.  You were designed with freedom in your blueprints.  You were planned to experience actual, deep down, overflowing,

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Choosing Abundance

We have all benefited from the rich blessings He brought to us — one gracious blessing after another. The story of Jesus Christ as it is told by John starts with these words: “In the beginning the Word already existed. He was with God, and he was God. He was in the beginning with God.

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True Love is Specific

I love coffee — the earthy, warm, bold, acidic, smooth, welcoming hospitality of a great cup of coffee sets it apart from other drinks I could choose.  There’s something special in a moment set apart to enjoy the aroma, the flavor, and the conversations that come around a well made espresso or french press shared

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Offering What You Have

You have something to offer right now.  You may think that you have a long way to go before you will be ready to bring something to the table or make a difference, but God sees greatness in you today. You may look at your life in comparison with others around you and think that

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Clear Vision in Dark Places

God has the ability to show you what He has in store for you, even when things aren’t going your way.   When you find yourself challenged, struggling, depressed, frustrated, or defeated it can seem that the only honest and realistic position to take is to embrace where you are for what it is and

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God’s Judgment Advantage

I do not fear the judgment of God. Every day you get judged hundreds of times.  You, your parents, your children, your friends, your family, your coworkers, your boss.  People you have just met for the first time.  People you have known for years.  People are continually forming their opinion, updating their take, shaping their

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Standing in the Presence

“The people who walk in darkness will see a great light.  For those who live in a land of deep darkness, a light will shine.” – Isaiah 9:2 God is speaking these words over your life today.  God is telling you that no matter what your challenges are, no matter what obstacles are in your

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Called to Conquer

Every human being created is called to conquer.  You were built for victory.  You were designed for success.  You are an overcomer, planned from the beginning to defeat the enemy and bring the power of God to bear in every situation that is facing you today, tomorrow, and forever. You can see God’s fingerprints in

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Skills of the Spirit

Two of the most challenging aspects of life are surprises and change.  In the natural, being surprised or making a change can bring on the experience of stress, emotions, and uncertainty, but in the spiritual, some of the richest experiences in life, resulting in the greatest blessings, come packaged in challenges unexpected. Like surfing a

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A Challenge Worth Living For

Purpose.  Mission.  Destiny. Late one afternoon, out in the hill country, quite a distance from any civilization to speak of, after Jesus had been teaching a growing crowd all day, His twelve disciples came to Him and suggested, “You should send these people away to the nearby towns and farms so that they can get

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