When I believe in God with all my heart, I can look the mountains in my life in the eye and know that they can AND WILL BE thrown into the sea.
Black Rock Church
I think God is waiting for us to engage so much more with the people we encounter each week. We have to convince ourselves that we don’t have to “preach” at people, we just need to extend ourselves a little, ask a few open ended questions and LISTEN to their hearts.
God’s goodness doesn’t fluctuate based on your present, it isn’t lessened because of your past, and it will only magnify in your future.
Is God calling you to something difficult? Praise him! What if it pours out toward revival that may lead others to Christ?
Life transformation – that’s the goal – a defining moment in the life of a man. New friendships, deepened relationships with a band of brothers, and a life transformed through a growing relationship with God.
Two things Stevenson found changing in his life as he drew near his clients were a) perspective and b) passion. The same will hold true for us as we intentionally find proximity with others this fall in a Community step.
The next time you get impatient because God isn’t texting you back, step back and trust that God is with you. God will show up at the right time and in the right place.
Our spiritual growth must be intentional. We must navigate our walks with an intention, with a goal and with the knowledge that we cannot succeed alone.
Even though we can always use your help, we must look at serving as more than a reaction to the ministerial needs of our congregation. Instead, we must understand that serving is a catalyst for spiritual and personal growth.
If you are like me, STAYING and REMAINING are two words to avoid when the sun is shining and the beach is calling. STAY & REMAIN? No thank you! I want to get out of here. Away from it all. Yet, in order to maintain a growing edge, we must STAY in fellowship with one another and REMAIN rooted in...