If you have ever had a fever, you know that fevers are basically a whole lot of waiting for that moment when the fever breaks. You may have hours or even a day or more of discomfort as your symptoms work their course. And then, suddenly, the fever is done and you feel a sense
Tag: God’s Blessings
Renew. Refresh. Recharge.
Selfish. Is it evil to be selfish? Certainly selfishness is a characteristic that is frowned upon in early childhood schooling. You need to be a team player. You need to love other people. You need to invest your time and your energy in making the world a better place. You need to put God first.
The Ignorance Dilemma
The problem with ignorance is that often you don’t know you have it. There are the things you know about yourself. There are the things that others know about you. And there are some things that only God knows about you. In the same way, there are things that you know about reality more broadly.
You are uniquely relevant. Jesus put it this way, “You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless.” – Matthew 5 He then continues with another example, “You are the
Do It Because You Want To
God does not want your unwilling obedience. If you believe your religious adherence to certain behaviors, practices, rituals, or beliefs is saving, think again. Salvation is a matter of your heart, your soul, your mind, your identity, your whole self being remade in the image and likeness of God — being born again to new
The Ownership Secret
God owns everything and yet he chooses to invest it all in others because God designed and uses the ownership secret. Leadership requires understanding and leveraging the ownership secret. Success and fulfillment in work and in life is a result of the ownership secret. Intimacy and trust, satisfaction and connection, love and support in relationships
Let My People Go
Moses spoke the Word of God to power and led his people out of slavery. Seven times in the book of Exodus in the Bible Moses goes to the king of Egypt, Pharaoh, and shares God’s command to free the people of Israel, the last time saying, “This is what the LORD, the God of the
Spiritual Total Quality Management
A revolution in the quality of manufactured goods happened in the 1980s with the advent of Total Quality Management (TQM). The idea was simple. Companies could continuously improve the quality of the products they produced by observing their process and the products being produced, finding mistakes and imperfections, and then altering the process to address
Called and Commissioned To Bless
When God called Abraham to follow Him, He commanded him to leave behind the life he had known. “Leave your native country, your relatives, and your father’s family, and go to the land that I will show you.” – Genesis 12 As God calls you into your destiny and offers you a better future, a hope
Walking down the Jetway after a long week on the road, I step over the threshold into the cabin of the 737-300 with lightness returning to my step and anticipation waking up in the most basic parts of my heart — I am going home. Coming home resonates so deeply for me. Warm hugs, good
Consider the Consequences
The Bible says of Abraham that he, “…believed the Lord, and the Lord counted him as righteous because of his faith” – Genesis 15. But was he? Was Abraham righteous? Did Abraham believe God? Let’s consider the evidence. God said, “I will make you into a great nation….All the families on earth will be blessed
Pursue God’s Best For You
There is a difference between what you believe is possible and what God knows you are capable of. There is a dynamic tension between who you are and who you can be. There is a stretch between your subjective view and the actual objective reality. There is a potential waiting to be fulfilled when you step