Driven by Passion

Stephen, a man full of God’s grace and power, performed amazing miracles and signs among the people. Acts 6:8 NLT It’s sometimes difficult to tell how an experience will impact your life. You enter the experience with anxiety because you have no idea how things will turn out in the end. Then you are pleasantly … Continue reading Driven by Passion

Called by God

The Lord gave me this message: “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations.” Jeremiah 1:4-5 NLT It’s always amazing when children do exceptional things: children with above average natural abilities. Their abilities allow them to achieve mastery … Continue reading Called by God

The Leader’s Agenda

Pharaoh’s officials now came to Pharaoh and appealed to him. “How long will you let this man hold us hostage? Let the men go to worship the Lord their God! Don’t you realize that Egypt lies in ruins?” Exodus 10:7 NLT Employees many times have difficulty making their voices heard. The world is a place … Continue reading The Leader’s Agenda

Divided Loyalty

“No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon [money, possessions, fame, status, or whatever is valued more than the Lord]. Matthew 6:24 AMP Have you ever seen a movie … Continue reading Divided Loyalty

Gifted to Serve

God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another. 1 Peter 4:10 NLT I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love to receive gifts. There are times in your life when you know that gifts are forth coming; then there are the unexpected … Continue reading Gifted to Serve

Work Faithfully

Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.  Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ. Colossians 3:23-24 NLT The way you work tells a lot about you; it identifies your character. In … Continue reading Work Faithfully

Walk Gently

He must be gentle in correcting those who oppose the Good News. Maybe God will allow them to change the way they think and act and lead them to know the truth.  2 Timothy 2:25 GW The Apostle Paul wrote this chapter to give instruction to the young pastor, Timothy. In every walk of life, … Continue reading Walk Gently

He Who Waters

The generous man [is a source of blessing and] shall be prosperous and enriched, And he who waters will himself be watered [reaping the generosity he has sown]. Proverbs 11:25 AMP This scripture reminds me of a young man that I know. He has a heart for helping others. If you need help, he would do all … Continue reading He Who Waters

God’s Purpose in Your Trial

 And I want you to know, my dear brothers and sisters, that everything that has happened to me here has helped to spread the Good News. Philippians 1:12 NLT What do you do when the thing you despised becomes the mission in your life? Sometimes, the position you take might be influenced by your family … Continue reading God’s Purpose in Your Trial