Mission: Reach the Lost

There is a story about when JFK visited NASA and saw a janitor mopping up the floor. JFK asked him what his job was at NASA and the gentleman reply was, “I’m helping send a man to the moon.” Talk about understanding the big picture. This janitor understood the idea of teamwork and we are all a part of a […]

Drive Your Stake In!

A man came upon a construction site where three people were working.  He asked the first, “What are you doing?” and the man replied: “I am laying bricks.” He asked the second, “What are you doing?” and the man replied: “I am building a wall.” As he approached the third, he heard him humming a tune as he worked, and […]

Meeting Your Spouse’s Needs

We all come into marriage with a different perspective. A man at work decided to show his wife how much he loved her, and before going home, showered, shaved, put on some choice cologne, bought her a bouquet of flowers. He went to the front door and knocked. His wife answered the door and exclaimed, “Oh no! This has been […]

A Liberated Marriage

Your marriage has a unique design and God wants you to know it. Consider that statement. The creator of the heavens and earth has a specific plan for your marriage and He desires that you know what it is so you can live in fullness. God has designed marriage for success. He has given you a spouse that will be […]

God Made Marriage to Succeed

You have a 100% chance of success in marriage. The Lord has a perfect plan for marriage and when we choose to live this plan out, our marriages thrive like a well-watered garden. Every marriage needs ongoing attention like a garden. Weeds need to be pulled, soil needs to be cultivated, and the right amount of sun and rain are […]

6 Keys to Send It Ahead

American people live in the most affluent nation in history. What an amazing statement to ponder!  North American Christians control 70% of the world’s wealth that is in the hands of Christians. Though there are many more Christians in other nations of the world, American Christians have been entrusted to steward 70% of the world’s wealth that is in the […]

Entrusted

The Lord has entrusted His children with so many resources. The Bible tells us that we have been given everything we need for life and godliness (2 Peter 1:3). We have also been given exceedingly abundantly more than we can think of imagine (Ephesians 3:20). If we have been entrusted so much, then the real question is do we invest […]

THREE REASONS WHY GOD HATES COMPLAINING

Words are powerful! Mary had grown up knowing that she was different from the other kids, and she hated it. She was born with a cleft palate and had to bear the jokes and stares of cruel children who teased her non-stop about her misshaped lip, crooked nose, and garbled speech. With all the teasing, Mary grew up hating the […]

Have You Been Sold a Bill of Goods?

Following Jesus sets a Christian apart from every other world religion. Years ago, that very question was discussed at a conference. Some of the participants argued that Christianity is unique in teaching that God became man. But someone objected, saying that other religions teach similar doctrines. What about the resurrection? No, it was argued, other faiths believe that the dead […]

Empowering Grace

Grace is one of the most powerful gifts man will ever know. Grace is also very easily misunderstood as a license to sin. Grace is not an excuse to sin but an empowerment to live in the righteousness of God. The Complete Word Study Dictionary defines grace as, “that which causes joy, pleasure, gratification, favor, acceptance, for a kindness granted […]