OK, so this is part two of the first posting I did this past Friday called “DRAMA”. (You can access it by clicking here.) It’s what makes you or someone you know light up like the horizon in this picture to the left. It’s what leads you to sometime rotten responses to the people closest to you. It’s what’s killing … Read More
This is a picture from space of a volcanic eruption. Have you ever known someone with a personality like that? A person who it seems adds DRAMA to every situation they enter? What is drama exactly? Drama is what happens when people add emotion to events, people, words, decisions or circumstances that lead to erroneous conclusions, relationship breakdown, misunderstanding, anger, bitterness, unforgiveness, gossip and many other negative outcomes.Drama … Read More
The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. –2 Peter 3:9God sees waiting so much differently than we do. He’s waiting to perform the resurrection for those buried in the graves in the picture to the left, for example. … Read More
You see the two people walking in the lower right-hand corner of this beautiful photo of the San Diego coast? They are a picture of how Jesus tells us how to approach conflict and confrontation.Let’s look at a couple of key passages on the subject. The first is found in Matthew 18:15-17–“If your brother sins against you, go and show him … Read More
As a pastor I sometimes find myself in conversations with people who are looking to find perspective about the issues that have begun to crowd their lives. Just like the people who might be stuck in a traffic jam on the roads in the picture here to the left, it would be helpful to be able to be lifted up … Read More
I just wanted to quickly and briefly post a cool tool for memorizing scripture that involves typing it out. It will help you memorize in the English Standard Version. I like this tool, as it’s fun and simple, and it leads to spiritual and character growth. Visit this site by clicking here.
Do you constantly compare yourself with everyone around you? Perhaps you measure– Your looks Your job Your possessions Your talents Your marriage Your children Your relationship with God with everyone else’s. I want to encourage you to stop playing the comparison game today. That kind of constant measuring up leads almost every time to one of two of the 7 … Read More
I sat listening to another story recently of a Christian who missed the point. When I say “missed the point”, I don’t mean by a little or somehow failed to do what they needed to do, but I mean to say that they missed the point of their whole Christian life. What are we moving toward in following Christ? The … Read More
How do you build your faith and see personal character transformation? By listening to, reading, memorizing, praying the WORD OF GOD. Here’s a great tool for doing just that–it’s the New Testament in iTunes format, so you can listen to it while you walk, work around the house, you name it! Access this free tool by clicking on this link!