You’re designed for God’s family

You’re designed for God’s family

“God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure,” according to Ephesians 1:5. Have you ever wondered where you belong in life? You’re not alone. People all over the planet are asking […]

Who are you becoming?

We were out for brunch Sunday and asked our server about the eggs. After telling us our options, someone in our party mentioned how knowledgeable he was about eggs. He stood with pride and said, “I learned that from Arnold!” He was pretty excited to let us know he was following in the former Mr. […]

You worship God by surrendering

I’ve talked to a lot of people who deliberately show up late to church just so they miss the worship. This is ironic considering God created you to worship. What we often miss is that true worship is far more than music and singing on Sunday morning. True worship is a lifestyle. Romans 12:1-2 states, […]

You’re an on-purpose person

You’re an on-purpose person

“Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love,” Ephesians 1:4. We have a lot of accidents in life, don’t we? We get in car accidents, we spill our drinks and we even […]

Leave negative thoughts behind

Leave negative thoughts behind

“Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, if anything is excellent or praiseworthy, think about such things,” Philippians 4:8. Have you ever had a song stuck in your head? If you have, you know it can be torturous. The same can be said for […]

Jesus is the one who can calm your storm

Life throws a lot of storms our way. Doesn’t it? Our relationships face them, our finances face them and even our health faces them. There’s a high chance you’re facing one right now. Storms are part of life, but they don’t have to ruin it. Dealing with the storms of life can often feel like […]

How To Win The Confidence Of Others

How To Win The Confidence Of Others

“Reliable friends who do what they say are like cool drinks in a sweltering heat – refreshing!” (Proverbs 25:13 MSG) If you want to have deep, meaningful friendships and win the confidence of others you’re going to have to be a person who keeps their promises. Can you think of a time when you promised […]

Who’s on the porch

Who’s on the porch

What would you do if you looked outside and the most important person in the universe was standing on the front porch? Most of us won’t even answer the door if it’s an unexpected guest. But what if it was Jesus? Jesus said in Revelation 23:20, “Look! I stand at the door and knock. If […]

How to win people over

How to win people over

Have you ever wondered what to do with really difficult people? You know the people who are constantly in a bad mood are impossible to cheer up and seem to suck the life right out of you. If you haven’t encountered these people yet I would guess you will before too long. Chances are you […]

The key to being a great neighbor

The key to being a great neighbor

Jesus told us the greatest thing we can ever do with our lives is to “love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment.” (Matthew 22:37-38) But did you know that the second most important thing you can do with your life […]

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