“The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”- Philippians 4:5-7 I wish everyone was healed … Continue reading When Healing Doesn’t Come
On my Facebook page, Bobby Benavides, I asked the question, "In an age of busyness and crazy schedules, what are ways you relax?" We all have our calendars filled with important events and meetings. We have our google calendars linked to our phones in order to keep ourselves linked to our schedules. Some people even have … Continue reading Some Relaxing Thoughts
As many have been watching, the attack on the church in Texas has rocked the nation...again. From Orlando to Vegas to Texas, we are watching darkness aim to overtake our light. The two-sides want to point fingers. They want to say how the other side is so wrong and how things need to change. They … Continue reading The World Is Dark, But We Can Shine Brighter
“And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”-Luke 10:2 One of the issues churches across America are facing is people either being disengaged in the congregation or not even being a part of … Continue reading When The Church Empowers Christ’s People, The World Will Change
In order for change to occur, not only does culture have to change, but so does the heart.
I have heard people in leadership circles mention this phrase, "Start with the why!" Implying, before you begin anything new, ask yourself, "Why are we doing this?" This is definitely a fair question to ask, in fact, it's a valuable question to reflect on and wrestle with as you go forward in your life. So, … Continue reading Answering the Why
When a church becomes stagnant, there has to be an internal analysis of what has kept them from growing and going forward.
Your money matters to God, not because He doesn't want you to have things, but because He doesn't want your things to have you.
Take some time today to assess your schedule. Seek God to remind you of your numbered days. Open your heart up to wisdom, in order to follow God's lead, and use your time well for His glory.
Walking in faith requires a sense of trust in what has been promised, but a conviction to push forward when we don't see what's coming.