Tag: calling

Get Back Up

With new years there are new resolutions, and a dusting off of old ones too, but by February 14th 80% have failed. Life has a way of getting in it’s jabs, even when we don’t know we’re in a battle. How much more if you’re in it to make a difference! So after taking that…
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January 18, 2019 0
Go into the land He shows you

Go Into The Land He Shows You

God invites us to join with Him in an adventure that will change the world. Sometimes that call is to do something radical in your community or work. Often we have to let go of something we’re familiar with like comfort, safety, or just knowing what’s next to be able to follow God into the…
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September 2, 2018 6
Bitter-Sweet Goodbyes

Bitter-Sweet Goodbye

We’re all too familiar with God bidding us away from bad things. We struggle with depravity but accept His call with excitement to walk by the Spirit (Galatians 5:16-24). We leap for joy out of darkness into His marvelous light (1 Peter 2:9). But when He says to let go of something good, it’s a bitter-sweet…
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August 3, 2018 0
Living an Abundant Life

7 Keys to Living an Abundant Life with God

Jesus said, “I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly” (John 10:10 NASB). These seven keys to living an abundant life with God boil down to this… Your every day (and every moment) relationship with God is the greatest blessing. I could list passages for days on this, but thought seven was a good number! 😉 Read…
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July 20, 2018 0
Fulfill the Great Commission

Fulfill the Great Commission, Part 2—BIG UPDATE WITHIN!

“When a street kid goes missing nobody does anything about it at all.” This truth weighed on James and his wife, Shannon, after moving to India as missionaries. They thought they were going to fulfill the great commission in orphanages, and they did, but God was leading them to a bigger picture. They were told…
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July 13, 2018 4
Fulfill the Great Commission

Fulfill the Great Commission, Part 1

In a cabin nestled in the old fir-covered mountains of the North-West, a missionary asks for prayer. Surrounded by new and old friends, he fights back tears and shares that the Chapra Amazonian people asked for a translation of the Bible in their language. David Skinner has overcome threats, sickness, and imprisonment to fulfill the great…
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July 6, 2018 2
Exercising Faith

Exercising Faith in Following the Spirit

Life will inevitably bring us to problems which beg solutions. In these moments fear and doubt rise quickly to the surface. If we listen though, God will lead us to His answer. Try as it might, the wisdom of the world can’t save. We must come to a place of obedience by exercising faith. “Those…
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June 15, 2018 2
Fulfilling the Vision

Fulfilling the Vision

You’ve prayed for God to lead. He’s given you big dreams. But from the moment you agreed to His calling, you’ve faced adversity. The path He’s shown and you boldly started down has been rocky, to say the least. Between the first step and fulfilling the vision stands a mountain. But God will guide you, and…
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June 8, 2018 2

How to Write a Book, or How Not To, or Encouragement to Write a Book

Supposedly 80% of people say they want to write a book. How many do you think will? I don’t blame the ones that won’t. If only because it’s so much easier to binge-watch Netflix. Writing a book means fitting a massive creative task into your schedule, learning how to consistently get your ideas out, hopefully polishing…
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May 18, 2018 2
By My Spirit Says The Lord

I Will Make Low this Mountain by My Spirit Says the Lord

Obstacles come between us and the things we hope God will do. Our ideas and striving—fall short. “By My Spirit,” is the Word of Him who called us. We will overcome, not by our ability, but by connection to the LORD Almighty. “Not by Might, Nor by Power” Overwhelming the horizon spans a mountain between…
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April 27, 2018 2