Entries Categorized as 'Becoming Like Jesus'

Faith Steps Out!

Date April 11, 2013

Photo Credit: vimeo.com Faith has nothing to do with human logic, mathematics or what we can see, hear, fell, smell, or touch. But it has everything to do with how God operates! Faith disregards the obvious facts and trust that God will do the impossible. ~ K P Yohanan Sometimes God simply asks the incredible, […]

Know God’s Timing!

Date April 4, 2013

Photo Credit: jamesmcgahey.blogspot.com The secret lies in how we handle today, not yesterday or tomorrow.  Today … that special block of time holding the key that locks out yesterday’s nightmares and unlocks tomorrow’s dreams. ~ Charles Swindoll Do you suffer from impulsiveness? Wikipedia defines it as “a tendency to act on a whim, displaying behavior […]

Not My Will, But Yours Be Done!

Date March 28, 2013

Integrity is not what we do so much as who we are.  And who we are, in turn, determines what we do.  Our system of values is so much a part of us we cannot separate it from ourselves.  It becomes the navigating system that guides us.  It establishes priorities in our lives and judges […]

Give What You Have to Meet the Need!

Date March 21, 2013

  “The loving person is a generous person. Generosity is giving your attention, time, abilities, and money freely to others.”  ~ Gary Chapman How many times have you felt like the little you have isn’t worth contributing to the enormous need before you? You see a family that has nothing, and you think, “But my […]

Mourning Will Have to Wait, There’s Ministry To Do!

Date March 14, 2013

“Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.” (Matthew 16:24, NKJV)   Personal needs often take a back seat to the disciple of Jesus. No matter the situation we are in, often the needs of others crowd ours […]

It Doesn’t Always End Well!

Date March 7, 2013

Truth is not always popular, but it is always right.   There is a pernicious lie in the religion of Churchianity: If you do well, life will be incredible! Unfortunately, this is a truth from a different faith. One need only go back to the Gospels to discover that the Master of our lives was […]

Inspired, Not Transformed!

Date February 28, 2013

It says something about our times that we rarely use the word sinful, except to describe a really good dessert. ~ Willard Ferrell   Too many long for the inspiration of faith in King Jesus without the transformation of its discipline. In such cases, these people loathe the requirements but long for the benefits. Such […]

Changed Lives Get Noticed!

Date January 30, 2013

Artwork courtesy of campusfellowship.com Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. ~ Margaret Mead   When people truly change, no one can keep quiet about it! The best advertizing anyone can have is the power of transformation. When people […]

Preach Repentance, Heal Lives!

Date January 23, 2013

Artwork courtesy of richardgleaves.blogspot.com It’s never too late! No matter how far you have gone on a wrong road, turn back. -Turkish proverb   Disciples proclaim a need for life change to each person they meet! Repentance is the Biblical term that signifies a change in loyalty, a submission of one’s will to the King […]

God Rewards Right Motives and Behaviors!

Date January 16, 2013

Artwork courtesy of neropta.com Leaders must develop a philosophy toward rewards that is incredibly simple: Reward performance and only performance. ~ Neil H. Snyder and Angela P. Clontz   Rewards. Most “Christians” have a great suspicion when anyone starts talking about them. And when Jesus speaks of them, many go “spiritual” and say ridiculous things […]