The hard part about this argument is the fact that we instantly go to the idea of "illegal immigration", when the conversation should be pointed toward the seeking of asylum.
We live in a world that wants to tell you, you need to do something, to be something. Well, maybe in order to do something worth while, we need to rest in the fact that we are already something, in the eyes of our Creator. He has made you in His image. He has made … Continue reading Live Like You Were Created
“Then the master called the servant in. ‘You wicked servant,’ he said, ‘I canceled all that debt of yours because you begged me to. Shouldn’t you have had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?’ In anger his master handed him over to the jailers to be tortured, until he should pay … Continue reading Why Is Grace So Difficult?
Have you ever felt like you were inadequate? Have you ever looked in the mirror and questioned whether or not you are truly doing what you are supposed to be doing? Self doubt is natural, mainly because it is a broken part of yourself that hinders you from experiencing the fullness of your potential. The … Continue reading Dealing with Doubt
God uses everything for His glory- somehow. It is just hard to see it while we are going through hell on earth.
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
In order for change to occur, not only does culture have to change, but so does the heart.
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.