Undivided

What is your distraction? What gets you off-task or misdirected? Paul continues to teach us how to MODEL God’s way of living so we can SHOW the world the hope, love, grace, mercy, redemption, and Truth he offers. In verse 35 Paul writes, “I am saying this for your own good, not to restrict you, … More Undivided

In the middle…

(Just a beautiful picture and a thought to ponder…) On “sides” we find… Anger. Hate. Intolerance. Fear. From one “side” we can’t see the faces of “the other side.” Therefore, they are not human and, therefore, deserve to be treated inhumanely. ————————————————– “In the middle” is where we find… Truth. Love. Joy. Patience. Tolerance. Perspective. … More In the middle…

Celebrate!

As we close out the “Live the Greatest Life Possible” series, we dive into Philippians 4, where Paul lays out a process to perpetuate joy and freedom in Christ. It begins with celebration…our final Spiritual Discipline. Check earlier posts/messages to learn about the many other Spiritual Disciplines that can help you enter into God’s presence … More Celebrate!

Let It Go

We are not really in control. We can sometimes fool ourselves into thinking we are, but then reality hits and the realization comes. Unfortunately, most of us have been exposed to a mutilated form of the concept of submission so we embrace the deformity or we reject the concept altogether. The discipline of submission helps … More Let It Go

Peace in the Quiet

Life today is filled with a lot of noise. Oftentimes, all the noise just distracts, disrupts, and discourages us. Goal-oriented tasks can have a similar effect on us as all the noise. Silence & Solitude gives us freedom from the noise and goal-oriented tasks and enables us to see and hear more clearly. Sometimes we … More Peace in the Quiet

How to Pray

How do I pray? This is an excerpt of our “Participate with the Presence” message on prayer where we focus on the “how” question. If you ever wonder how you can begin to pray with the power and authority of Jesus, this is a simple guide to how we can begin to pray like Jesus … More How to Pray