Category: Ministry

Good Friends

Friends love all the time. That’s Proverbs 17:17. Agape. They don’t have to want to be around you all the time to still be loving you. Agape. Friends will help you become your full level of awesome. They won’t let you quit. Your mistake doesn’t offend or alienate them. Until we teach a generation of […]

Emerson on Courage

Ralph Waldo Emerson said: Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some […]

What Jesus Did and Taught

Luke started his journal of the Acts of the Apostles referring to the things Jesus did and taught. I think it is note worthy that He did, then He taught. Frequently He sent His disciples out to do supernatural work. When they failed or became confused, He then taught. Even when they were on a […]

Followers of the Way

Being a Believer in Jesus, a follower of Jesus, involves me in a WAY of doing things, a WAY of valuing relationships, a WAY of Life. In Ephesians 4, Paul wrote prophetically about a time of maturity in the Body when every joint is supplying what it should to the Body, and therefore we are […]

Choose a Future

There is a future that is worth great sacrifice to obtain it. There is a way of living that sacrifices having a great future. We make choices regarding which sacrifices we will suffer with almost every breath. Choose the future that matches what Jesus already sacrificed. He did that to make an awesome future possible […]

James the Apostle

There was James, the son of Alpheaus, who was an apostle. There was also James, the son of Zebedee and the brother of John, who was an apostle. There was also James the son of Joseph and Mary, who wrote the Scripture “James,” who was an apostle, and who was the leader of the church […]

Where’s That?

I am working on a paper that I think will be titled “How to Use the Bible.” The chapter I just finished doing the research for is maybe going to be titled “The Value of Context.” Through the years of being me, I have frequently been asked, “Where’s that in the Bible?” That’s a valid question […]

Values – Foundations

Your Life grows up from or is choked out by the Values that are at the Foundation level of what you allow in your space. The three Values that make up the Foundation of your life are IMPOSED, COSTLY, and FRUITFUL. The FRUITFUL Values are those actions that are what you are ordained to be […]

Come To God

From Psalm 66                  The Music is HERE Shout to God with joy, all the earth! Sing His name – the name of Jesus! Sing glorious praises to God, all the earth – Lift up the name of Jesus! Your works are awesome, Your power is great Your enemies fear You! All the earth will worship […]

How Interesting

Some people hear you share a story from your life that you think is interesting, and share a similar story, because they want to connect with you – to find something that you have in common. If you show that you value their story, they share more at other times. Your relationship can grow. Other […]

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