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The Real Reason You Can’t Get Free

“But Daniel made up his mind that he would not defile himself…” ~ Daniel 1:8 I know that ultimately our freedom from sin is a work of grace. His death and resurrection made… Continue reading

Ability? Availability? Well… Why Can’t It Be Both?

I think most of us have heard the cliché, “God doesn’t call the able. He calls the available.” Now, maybe the specific version you heard was slightly different. Perhaps it was something along… Continue reading

Midlife Crisis? Losing My mind? Nope… Just Chasing My Dreams

Something I recently posted on my personal Facebook page. A friend had asked me about my thoughts on the Middle East and how I would have approached the subject if I was still… Continue reading

Tomorrow Is Too Late To Prepare

“Then Joshua said to the people, ‘Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do wonders among you.’” ~ Joshua 3:5 Prepare today for what God will do tomorrow. People ask me why I… Continue reading

Giving Away True Treasure

Another hard but honest word… For those who are wondering, I am currently reading the book of Daniel. The opening verses do not paint a pretty picture. The people of God had turned… Continue reading

The One Essential For Leadership

“Then Joshua said to the sons of Israel, ‘Come here, and hear the words of the Lord your God.’ ~ Joshua 3:9 True leadership hears first from God before it ever speaks to… Continue reading

Hard But Honest Words

Today’s note will probably sound harsh in our current environment of hyper-grace. In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised if some of you weren’t already offended just because I used the word “hyper-grace.” But I have… Continue reading

Time To Stand Still

“When you come to the edge of the waters of the Jordan, you shall stand still in the Jordan.” ~ Joshua 3:8 …Stand still? We are too quick to try to escape our… Continue reading

Defeat Is Just The Beginning

“In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it.” ~ Daniel 1:1 …The book of Daniel begins with defeat. For… Continue reading

Got Encouragement?

Feeling depressed? Disappointed? Fighting with despair? Disillusionment? Here is a short collection of some recent Facebook posts that might provide just the boost and spark you are looking for today. Hope they help.… Continue reading