Posts filed under: Encouragement

  • It's Not a Testimony Without the Test

It’s Not a Testimony Without the Test

One of my favorite positions I held was Vice President of Marketing for an organization that helped faith-based and charitable organizations raise funds. I was responsible for securing sponsors. One...

What to Pray for When the World Seems to Be Falling Apart

Senseless acts of violence, wars, natural disasters, it makes you stop and ask what to pray for when the world seems to be falling apart. When you enlist in the...

Are You Ready to Say Yes to God?

Are you ready to say yes to God? A ready person never needs time to get ready. We spent time with friends a few weeks ago in Sarasota, Florida. I...
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Why Be Ever Hopeful Romans 15:13

Romans 15:13 says: May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy...
  • How to Combat Cynicism with Philippians 4:8

How to Combat Cynicism with Philippians 4:8

How to combat cynicism? Whatever… Have you ever found yourself uttering this word when a conversation is going nowhere? I know I have. The word is usually expressed under my...
  • 3 Exercises to Keep you Spiritually Fit

3 Exercises to Keep You Spiritually Fit

An interesting thing happened. When I focused on becoming physically fit, it lead me to becoming spiritually fit. These three simple exercises will help you become and keep spiritually fit...
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How to Remain in Joy

How do you remain in joy when it seems every time you turn around, the world is falling apart? Christ tells us that his joy will be in us and...

Our Job is to Love One Another

In John 15:34, Jesus gives a commandment making it our job to love one another. Love’s Job Description from 1 Corinthians 13 As with any job comes a job description....

It Should Be a Rule to Get a Standing Ovation

There’s a beautiful quote from the movie Wonder: “I think it should be a rule that everyone in the world should get a standing ovation at least once in their...

What Star Do You Follow?

They set out; and there, ahead of them, went the star that they had seen at its rising until it stopped over the place where the child was. Matthew 2:9...