The One Thing You Will Never Lose

After a long but rewarding afternoon, I finally sat this evening to pray. And no sooner than I had, my daughter who should have been sleeping started to cry. And then I started to remember all of the things that I had to do, the lists that I told myself I would accomplish before the …

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Measuring the Impact of Our Lives

What will people say about you when you are gone? What will be said about your life, your family, your ministry, your church, your organization in its absence? Will people and the communities that you lived and worked in every day notice that you are no longer there? Will they sense and understand all too …

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Is God a Man or a Woman?

I started writing this post nearly two years ago. But then my daughter was born. I came back to it shortly thereafter but could not figure out where I was going with it and then abandoned it altogether. It was only recently, last week actually when I read Mimi Haddad’s post, Worship a Male God, …

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One Piece of Advice in Achieving Greatness

We all want to be something great! And we all want to be known for doing something great. Whether that is excelling in business, raising a family, being a politician, having a ministry - whatever we do, we want ourselves and everybody else around us to know that we were the best in our areas …

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Just for Today: My Life’s Theme Song

Have you ever had a song that keeps ringing back in your head no matter what situation or circumstance that you find yourself in? I mean, it doesn't matter if you are happy, sad, floating on cloud nine or feel like you are sinking in Lake Michigan - this song just keeps coming back to …

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Choosing to Stand for Righteousness (Part 2)

In my last post, Choosing to Stand for Justice (Part 1), I talked about the need for people to take a stand for godly biblical principles. Holiness and righteousness is one of those principles - God calls us to be holy because he is holy. When we stand in the Word of God, we should …

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What a Little Oil Could Do For You

When prompted to do something, we all have a tendency to tell God and others that we do not have enough resources to do that thing instead of reaching out and taking hold of it. If we are starting a new project at church, wanting to reach those in our community, we tell ourselves that …

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