I have heard it taught “there are two kinds of people… 1. Those working through their issues. 2. Those in denial that they have issues”! I truly believe that even those of us who have chosen to work through our stuff, have certain things that are not healthy in our lives, but refuse to acknowledge […]
Yesterday my wife and I were furniture shopping. We have a friend of the family who is employed by the store, and she was our salesperson. While browsing alone, we encountered multiple salespeople who would hit on us, but as soon as we revealed we are working with our friend, they would not even answer […]
In the past year or so we have all been faced with many changes. There are some things in our lives that no matter how hard times get, should not be shaken. Our hope! We could look at “change” as a test or whatever our mind can imagine. But like the 1st century church […]
Jesus tells a story about an ornery “young son” who asked his father for an early collection of his inheritance. We all know this famous story in Luke 15, that when the son had wasted everything, he came to his senses, and came home humbly asking for a place as a slave. What was his […]
…we can learn godly and biblical principles “til the cows come home” but we will not see real and lasting change in our lives, increase in spiritual maturation until what we have learned has been applied.
Time alone does not heal, God does! Recently I attended my 29 year old Nephews funeral. Patrick left behind his wife Carrie, his 4 year old son Joshua, my older brother (his dad), and their immediate family, and a host of other people that knew and loved Patrick. This huge loss for my brother Hal […]
We often times hear and read slogans being chanted on the news and newspapers “save the whales”, “hug a tree”, or “protect the environment”. I would like to suggest to us that God is ready for us to “change the environment”. Yes, I believe God would want us to become “environmentalists”. Many of us operate […]
I want to encourage us to move in the direction of sonship/daughtership. First by identifying our heart posture, and then taking deliberate steps to walk out of that posture into a posture of submission. In my previous blog, when we took the test to see if we could identify orphan issues in our heart, we […]