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Back to the basics

On the first day of the Green Bay Packers football team training camp in 1961, the team arrived to start a brand-new season after losing the championship the year before. Their famous coach, Vince Lombardi, shocked the team as he started with the most elemental statement. “Gentlemen,” he said, holding a pigskin in his right hand, [...]

By |2023-01-01T11:55:48-05:00January 1st, 2023|Christian Living, Leadership|1 Comment

Great joy and much hope

A child sleeping in an obscure manger in Bethlehem was actually a king in disguise.  And this king, our king, now rules both in heaven and in our lives here on earth. As we celebrate the birth of our Lord this Christmas season, may the radiance of Christ fill your heart, may his love warm your family, [...]

By |2022-12-23T15:47:00-05:00December 23rd, 2022|Christian Living, Leadership|0 Comments

Conviction vs. condemnation

Conviction is entirely different from condemnation. God’s voice of conviction over sin always gives us a way out. It is lifechanging. The enemy’s voice will bring condemnation with no way out, and no hope. For example, Satan may say to you, “You never pray enough” or “If you would read your Bible more, God would [...]

By |2022-12-07T13:27:46-05:00December 7th, 2022|Christian Living, Leadership|0 Comments

Milestones

We all need milestones in our lives. They help us face our future with confidence. Samuel the prophet, after the Lord gave God’s people a great victory, took a large stone and placed it between the towns of Mizpah and Shen. He named it Ebenezer (which means "the stone of help"), for he said, "Up [...]

By |2022-10-14T16:21:09-04:00October 14th, 2022|Leadership|0 Comments

True followers of Jesus read the Bible with the expectation that God will speak through its words.

The Bible is God’s personal love letter to us. From it, He speaks to us, directs us and molds us for His purposes and plans. In every generation, the Bible has been viewed as a source to understand the world we live in and the reason for our existence. True followers of Jesus read the [...]

By |2022-09-02T11:25:30-04:00September 2nd, 2022|Christian Living, Leadership|0 Comments

Giving up our right to understand

Jesus once said, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you…Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid” (John 14:27). Peace is the result of trusting God completely. The Bible also tells us that God’s peace surpasses human comprehension (Phil. 4:7). When we give up our right to [...]

By |2022-08-12T16:41:09-04:00August 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

God’s Word never changes.

God’s Word never changes. However, the area in which we need guidance may not be specifically addressed in Scripture. For example, we may need to know the answers to some of the following questions: What is the Lord’s plan for my career? Whom should I marry? Do I need to consider further training? Where should [...]

By |2022-07-15T16:00:55-04:00July 15th, 2022|Christian Living, Leadership|1 Comment
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