7 Ways To Master Your Mindset

We tend to look outward for the ‘bad guys’ that are sabotaging our happiness, fulfillment and advancement in life. It is easier to cast the blame on others or on unfriendly circumstances. This may feel good at the time, but does little to move us towards God’s best for our lives. Our greatest enemy is our […]

The Benefits of Overlooking An Offence

We’ve all been offended by the intentional or unintentional words of others. We like to nurse an offence. We like to pull it out over and over again and look at it. We like to tell anyone who will listen to us about it. We allow it to corrode our joy. Proverbs 19:11 says, “Good sense makes […]

REFUEL by Recovering From Disappointment

Ever get hit hard by disappointment? It can destroy you, or you can use it as a launching pad for a better and brighter future! In Psalm 142 we find David hiding in a cave as a fugitive, saying “With my voice I cry out to the Lord. With my voice I plead for mercy to the […]

The Shift From Automatic to Manual

After a certain age there is a shift from ‘automatic’ to ‘manual’ (waistline, family, friendships, ministry, emotional health, etc.)!! Have you noticed this to be the case? I was first introduced to this concept by Wayne Cordiero, author of “Leading on Empty”. This insight explained a lot about what I was seeing in my own life […]

The LORD Is My Shepherd (Psalm 23)

Live can be overwhelming, but millions have found solace in the 23rd Psalm. David had seen it all, yet he remained anchored. Here is what he learned experientially as he learned to trust God through the ups and downs of life. Photo credit: Waiting For The Word / Foter / CC BY “The LORD is […]

7 Ways You Can Influence the Next Generation

If we are going to have a fresh and passionate faith we need to be investing into the next generation what God has invested into us. Recently I was (attempting to) coach a church leadership team that showed no interest in impacting the next generation. I don’t think that I hid my disappointment well because they […]

A Daily Prayer Guaranteed To Transform Your Life

Are you big on New Years resolutions? I’m not, but I am very interested in adopting patterns and ways of thinking that bring increasing freedom into my life. In revisiting John Eldredge’s “Waking the Dead” I came across this powerful prayer that instantly lifts, encourages and emboldens me to live the life of significance we are […]