Deny Yourself and Pick Up Your Cross…Gee, Can I?

  Life does present its challenges quite often. One of the most daunting I’ve encountered working with college students has been regarding discovering God’s Will…finding out what to do next. This usually encompasses decisions regarding what major to choose, which person to date/marry, which job to take, etc. My advice has always been the same: … More Deny Yourself and Pick Up Your Cross…Gee, Can I?

Feeling Like A Failure Lately?

Unmet expectations.  Unfulfilled goals.  2 points short.  Mistakes.  Sin.  Frustrations. Failed exams.  Ministry isn’t growing.  Business is failing.  Fired.  Divorce.  Can’t provide for family. We’ve all been there…all experienced discouragement and disappointments.  But when it seems like they keep coming with no end in sight, it wears down our confidence and makes us feel that’s … More Feeling Like A Failure Lately?

Where Do We Put Our Trust? Circumstances or God? The Seen or Unseen?

It would seem odd, but I’ve found many “contradictions” or ironies when it comes to living for God.  They appear that way because our logic in no way compares to the vast wisdom of God Whose ways and thoughts are so far above our own (Isaiah 55:8). There’s a moment when Jesus is tweaking the … More Where Do We Put Our Trust? Circumstances or God? The Seen or Unseen?