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A Fresh Daily Approach

“God, You are a gracious giver.” Isn’t it truer than any truth? God gives. God demonstrates His love. He always is communicating His nature to us, but we can be distracted by trouble and our needs. We can be stuck in the default mode of complaining. In an effort to daily discipline my thoughts, I […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 48

Day 48 You Are in Step with the Spirit (Galatians 5:25) “Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit” (Galatians 5:25). One goal that’s going to keep you running your faith race to the finish is to have the testimony of Christ: I only say what my Father is […]

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when life isn’t working

Symptoms: life seems stale, lack of motivation, lost creativity, easily and frequently saddened, fatigue, joint pain, avoiding crowds, quick to complain, critical of friends and family… This, my friend, is the common “dry spirit” diagnosis, but do not worry! It is treatable! Before you ever encountered the first symptom, God already promised to dispense the ultimate […]

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refocus

Eugene H. Peterson’s commentary on 1 Corinthians 9: “There’s a race to be run, and we all need to be in it.  We’re going somewhere together, and this act of going requires all our attention, all our discipline, and all our energy.  We’re not spectators watching what other people do and commenting on it; we’re […]

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led by the Spirit

“…because those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God” (Romans 8:14). One of my goals that’s going to keep me running my faith race to the finish is to have the testimony of Christ:  “I only say what my Father is speaking, and I only do what I see my […]

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