Hello, Tomorrow

Hello, Tomorrow

I had the joy of seeing my brother Andy on the last day of 2017 and the first day of 2018. We have many things in common as brothers and friends, but there are really two things that make us stand out from most other brothers. The first is that we both have major scars. […]

2018 readies breakthroughs of faith

Something is about to break. A paradigm, a transition, change. Looming, thick awareness. The pressure is building, seismic. The tension is tangible. This awareness of impending change leading to contention within isn’t born of disaster. You are recognizing the birth pangs of reformation born of heaven. A change, a repositioning of significance. Breathe through the […]

Defeat confusion with faith

Lynn Donovan Special to Valley News “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John 14:27 A great spirit of confusion has come upon the land. Its assignment is division, worry […]

F-I-G-H-T the spiritual fight, Part Two ‘I’ntentional prayer

Last week, we learned that to F-I-G-H-T the spiritual fight we must first and foremost have faith in Jesus Christ. Our next weapon in the fight is intentional prayer. Prayer is powerful. Intentional prayer is life changing. Over and over again, God’s word encourages us to be “faithful in prayer,” according to Romans 12:12, and […]

Expectant faith is confident

Expectant faith is confident

Lynn Donovan Special to Valley News “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full,” according to John 10:10 in the Bible. Expect good things. Stop expecting bad. For the plans I have for you are all good. I came […]

How to win friends and keep them

How to win friends and keep them

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves. Philippians 2:3 In ancient Greek mythology, there was once a man named Narcissus who noticed his reflection in the still of the stream. He immediately fell in love with his reflection and sat there gazing at his beauty night and […]

How to face your problems

We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us. Romans 5:3-5 Why? It’s the question each […]

A Life of Significance is worth seeking

A Life of Significance is worth seeking

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 If you’re like most people you spend your days just trying to survive. You’ve probably said things like “I’ve just got to get through the […]

Center for Spiritual Living Temecula Valley announces ‘World Day of Service’

TEMECULA – Center for Spiritual Living Temecula Valley (CSLTV), which has been providing spiritual tools that help transform lives since 1996, will be donating much-needed non-food items to Project TOUCH as its contribution to the third annual World Day of Service on Saturday, Sept. 10. Area residents are invited and encouraged to participate in this […]