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?
The Bible is very descriptive of the devil: who he was, who he is, his fate, what he does, and why he does it. We know through various passages that: He was the chief angel who led the heavenly host in worship (Ezekiel 28:12-18). He was was full of pride and wanted to switch places … More We blame the devil too much…time to look in the mirror
I saw the above in my Twitter Feed several months ago and thought I’d write on that subject some day…just now getting around to it… Going on 23 years of ministry, I’ve had time too look back on an amazing ride: the highs and the lows. God’s given me some amazing opportunities and encounters. But … More “HELP! I’m A Codependent Mentor!”
Disappointments happen. They’re a part of life. If we can’t learn how to deal with them, then it’s going to be a very long, uneventful journey. There are times, however, we feel we’ve heard from God, did everything right, and because things don’t end up the way we want, we start to wonder if God … More When We Feel Duped By God
Wonder if that title got anyone’s attention. It sounds so contrary to my life messages I’ve spoken about for over two decades: God given dreams, passions and giftings to be used for service, God’s omnipotence and wisdom too lofty for us to understand. “Not one of these people, even though their lives of faith were … More When Our Dreams Are Bigger Than God’s
After battling the flu for most of this week, I was getting cabin fever so I had to bust out and do something I rarely do: go see a movie. We chose “Lone Survivor” which is about a Navy SEAL Team in Afghanistan that gets attacked by the Taliban and only one SEAL makes it out … More Living and Dying By A Code
Pope Francis (Jorge Mario Bergoglio) is the 266th bishop to preside over the Roman Catholic Church. Time Magazine named him 2013 Person of the Year (with the ill placed “M” which makes it appear he has horns). Many of my evangelical friends will have a fit if they read this. Imagine that, people getting uptight … More Lessons We Can Learn From Pope Francis