Tag Archives: life

Power of Our Speech

“Our speech has the power to make things happen. Our words can impart life or kill, create or destroy. Not only must we learn to use our speech effectively, but also be aware of its potential for harm. — A quote from the book, “Royal Partners.”

Not an Add-On

“Christianity isn’t a supplement to normal life; you can’t add it to everything else you do, like a hobby…. Christianity permeates everything you do and influences every attitude and action.” — A quote from the book, “Transforming Your Mind.”

Doing Everything Ourselves

“We generally exclude God from our daily lives because we’re accustomed to doing everything ourselves — running our own lives, setting priorities and making decisions. The Bible would describe that as a worldly perspective, not the active, healthy relationship God wants.” — A quote from the book, “Royal Partners.”

What Deeply Disturbs Me

These are some things that deeply disturb me regarding Christians (including myself) and the ineffectiveness of the American church. What I Can’t Stand Seeing Christians, including myself, living normal lives; preoccupied with worldly concerns; virtually ignorant of God’s kingdom and plan for their lives; striving to achieve goals indistinguishable from those of the unbelievers around Read More…

Multiplying Our Insight

The Parable of the Sower in Matthew Chapter 13 contains important insight that many of us may overlook due to the translation of a key word. The parable refers to those who “do not hear or understand” (v 13). It quotes Isaiah about people who “will be ever hearing but never understanding” (v 14). Again, Read More…

Unfolding Mission

We should expect our life purpose to continue unfolding, because as we take each step, we gain perspective to see the next one and the strength and experience to perform it. What we see now is incomplete.