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?

Disregarding Wisdom Leads to Compromise

“The LORD had clearly instructed his people not to intermarry with those nations, because the women they married would lead them to worship their gods. Yet Solomon insisted on loving them anyway.  He had seven hundred wives and three hundred concubines. And sure enough, they led his heart away from the LORD…they turned his heart … More Disregarding Wisdom Leads to Compromise

Identity Theft: “God Has Forgotten Me”

We go through seasons in life where God seems so far away from us personally.  Others around us are advancing and experiencing success.  Hello?  What about me?  The longer the oversight we start losing joy, get bitter at and envious of others, disillusioned, apathetic, sloppy, and give in to self pity.  Pretty soon, we’ve lost … More Identity Theft: “God Has Forgotten Me”