Month: September 2019

Connecting

I wonder if I can connect with you right now.  I wonder if it’s possible for you to connect with me right now.  I’m pouring every bit of my energy into connecting with you right now.  Can you direct your attention to connecting with…

Imagine This

You’re hiking alone in the wilderness along a narrow trail in the foothills.  Your goal is to get to the top of the hill where you’ll see a beautiful view of the surrounding wilderness.  Up ahead, a small landslide has blocked the trail.  You’ll…

Wilderness Guide

The dictionary defines wilderness as an uncultivated and inhospitable region.  It doesn’t take much imagination to see the world we live in as a wilderness in regards to Christian thought and in regards to a disciplined Christian way of life. Much of our modern…

Give

Our time, our money, our personal possessions, and our emotional support are all resources that God has provided for us to share with others.  We humans have a natural inclination to hoard what is ours as a means of self-preservation.  This greedy dark-side of…

Team Work

When you are feeling defeated, lost, and alone, God is speaking to you.  God is letting you know that just as the human body is one organism made up of many parts, so too is the church (the body of Christ) one entity with…

You Have Been Chosen

You are God’s chosen envoy.  God selected you out of all the people in the world to be his representative.  As a follower of Jesus Christ, you were most likely selected by God before you were born.  Consider what God said to the prophet…

We All Can Do More

Thanks to the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, followers of Jesus Christ are blessed with a reservoir of spiritual endurance that provides unlimited potential.  Believers can always do more. “He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.  Even youths…