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burdened to share

Are you are excusing any vices in your life?  Are there habits and addictions that you are justifying instead of making any progress toward positive change?  Consider The Message translation of 1 Corinthians 10:23-24- Looking at it one way, you could say, “Anything goes.  Because of God’s immense generosity and grace, we don’t have to dissect […]

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let’s talk wisdom

Any list-makers out there?  This is one habit I cannot seem to shake.  For as long as I can remember, I have written my lists:  calls to make, jobs to do, chores to accomplish, groceries to buy… just now I had to pause from writing to grab my planning calendar and add a couple of […]

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fasting and feasting

The Jewish traditional holiday of Purim is underway, and I cannot help but think about Esther and her role in this commemorative celebration.  God used her to divinely solve a demonic plot turned royal edict to annihilate all Jews in the Persian kingdom under the rule of Xerxes. Esther (born Hadassah) was a Jewish orphan […]

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just do what I do

Mentorship is investment in another person’s life with the aim of helping him to grow.  For the Christ -follower, it is the goal to see the one mentored come to a place of recognizing their need of God’s grace and to also mature in their faith.  As the apostle Paul told those he spiritually fathered, […]

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pray for wisdom

Wives, do not be deceived by the “I’ve got it all together” exterior of your man.  Yes, he is strong and he is determined, but he is still a child of God in need of divine wisdom.  I think we can all agree that the huge responsibility a husband bears in the spiritual, relational and […]

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