I have gone to church pretty much my entire life. In that time, I have heard thousands of time about the importance of prayer. There are books, podcasts, blogs, websites, songs, and a plethora of other sources telling us that…
Some time back I heard Jud Willhite make this comment: "There is a difference between growing church and growing people." I think we lose sight of that sometimes. Well, I have at least. God never called me or anyone else…
Too often, we think that living blessed means we are going to have and get. No, it's about so much more than stuff, possessions, or money. It's about walking in right relationship with God. When we do, He takes care of us in so many ways.
Each person was designed, created with purpose.
When we ignore the truth, lies triumph. When lies triumph, evil reigns.
In a recent conversation with a friend about excellence and the trap it can be, he mentioned that effective should always be our goal and standard. He's right. Excellence does not equate with effectiveness. And, sometimes, what is effective would…
Really, a better way of saying it is there are times when we need to re-frame the question.
Rephrasing the question never changes reality.
There is much debate over whether people should say "Merry Christmas", "Happy Holidays", "Seasons Greetings", or even if there should be a specific thing said at all.
What a wonderful concept. How great would it be if we truly could live in peace with one another! How great it would be if we could end war! How amazing if there were an end to violence!