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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 1

Day 1 You Are the Salt of the Earth (Matthew 5:13) You prevent natural decay. Check out the nutrition facts on a can of vegetables and you will understand what gives it a shelf life of a year or more- salt! If we were to eat my homemade tomato sauce that sat in the refrigerator […]

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Coasting Christianity?

There is no such thing! As Paul wrote, “I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me” (Philippians 3:12). Knowing Him and growing in faith through revelation of His nature… the Christian life is intentionally active and directed. We keep our “eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and […]

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not so fast

It seems like a good idea. I believe the problem would be solved, so I think I’ll go ahead and do it! Isn’t this how we approach much of our decision-making in life? In addition to the above thoughts, we share our inclinations with others and receive their hearty support… so it must be right! Not […]

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you must be saved

We are a “doing” people. “What do you do?” It’s one of the first questions we’re asked when we meet someone… We qualify others and ourselves by our doing. Take a look at the negative side of qualifying…sin. We qualify our goodness by the sins we refrain from doing. “I don’t hate, kill, steal… I […]

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rise to the top

Caution! When you seek promotion and greater influence, understand that with it comes increased responsibility, because if you fall, the potential to take many down with you is there! Why do some rise to the top and then fall? Pride. A confidence in self crowds out the confidence in God that once characterized the same […]

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