Entries from March 2011

Ruth – The Loyalty of One Woman

Date March 31, 2011

Naomi and Ruth Photo Credit: captainhastings.com Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. Ruth: The Loyalty of one Woman (about 30 years) […]

Falling in Love With Jesus!

Date March 30, 2011

Have you ever wanted your love for Jesus to grow deeper? How does that happen? In this exciting episode, Falling in Love with Jesus, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith shares the actions we need to incorporate into our life with Jesus. Matt uses his humorous experience of pursuing Melodee before they were married to illustrate this […]

7 Actions of Valor in a Leader

Date March 29, 2011

A Study of Gideon Judges 8   Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general.   Once God has removed fear from the […]

Israel Follows The Corruption of the Surrounding Culture (Judges)

Date March 28, 2011

Baal Photo Credit: itwasjohnson.impiousdigest.com Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. Israel Follows the Corruption of the Canaanite Lifestyle (Judges 17-21) The […]

7 Lessons on How God Removes A Leader’s Fear

Date March 27, 2011

A Study of Gideon, “Mighty Man of Valor” Judges 6-7 Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. We all know what fear […]

Living Healthy, Losing Weight, Leading Energetically

Date March 25, 2011

It was 12 weeks ago when I started the Daniel Plan – January 1st, 2011. 6 months earlier, on June 1st, 2010, I had made a commitment to lose 50 pounds in 52 weeks. By November, I realized I had been struggling a lot, and the holidays coming wouldn’t help. I had lost less than […]

Israel Fights in Cycles to Conquer the Canaanites

Date March 24, 2011

Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. Today we want to explore … Judges Israel Fights in Cycles to Conquer the Canaanites […]

Judges: The Cycles of Compromise

Date March 22, 2011

Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. Today we want to explore … Judges: The Cycles of Compromise (about 350 years) Graphic […]

Stop Praying!

Date March 21, 2011

A Lesson from Joshua 7 You bang on the doors of Heaven and nothing! You wonder, what is wrong with God? Why won’t he answer me? Or maybe you can’t seem to get a break. You can be a pastor, elder, deacon or ministry leader who loves God with all you have. Still, God won’t […]

How God Works For and With Us!

Date March 20, 2011

A Lesson from the Life of Joshua (Joshua 1-3) So many times we wait for God to act … whether that is for a new job, a new ministry, a spouse. We are waiting for God to do something. And often, if you are like most people, God does nothing. In the Old Testament, General […]