Tag: purpose

The Dangers of Significance

Guest Post: The Dangers of Significance by Award Winning Author, Adam Gellert

“Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.  See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” Psalm 139:23-24 Let’s start this blog with a quiz.  Which of these four postures of relating to God is the right one: A) Life Under…
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January 23, 2019 0
Justice for the Sheep Fallen into the Ditch

Justice for the Sheep Fallen into the Ditch

If we can help a sheep fallen into the ditch, how much more should we help what was created in God’s image? Like Jesus, we are called to proclaim liberty to captives, sight to the blind, and freedom to the oppressed. The Sheep Fallen Into the Ditch “What man is there among you who has…
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September 9, 2018 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 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
Be Bold for God

How to be Bold for God

Could you, um, just be a little less sheepish when you talk about God, maybe? Hold on. Let me restate that. Be bold for God. We’ve got to get over ourselves and the fear holding us back from representing our King. Drop the False Humility I had the pleasure of meeting Pastor Tom Lane from…
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June 22, 2018 6
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