“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
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
We seek you in this time of despair and tragedy. Our world is groaning and longing for healing. We sit and wait as lives are lost and hearts are broken, waiting for You to return.
People who have been hurt will take part in hurting others, that is not a new concept, yet many have not worked towards healing the pain.
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
I have been silent on writing my blog for a bit. My wife and I are expecting our third child any day now! So, I am taking some time off from writing my blog to be ready, and awake, when she goes into labor. I normally do my blog writing 10pm-12am so, I need sleep … Continue reading Taking a Break…for a few weeks
Your scars remain. Your hurt is real. Acknowledge it. Don't hold it in and deal with it alone. Find someone to confide in and work things through. The pain may not go away forever, but at least you'll know you don't have to deal with it by yourself when the weather is bad.
There are thousands of leaders participating in the Orange Conference! Perhaps more, if you count those watching the live stream, and they will continue pouring into the lives of children and youth around the world in order to inspire them in the church environment. Hopefully, carrying the inspiration into their families.
Hope is found today because Christ’s selfless act was given to redeem the SELFISH acts of creation. Hope Hope is given even when we yelled crucify and we decided He should die…for nothing.
God knows what we want, and He might allow us to achieve them, just not how we expect it.