Find Purpose in the Pain

February 27th 2017 No comments yet  

sprout from rocksNo matter what your job is or what kind of house you live in, you have experienced pain. Pain and brokenness are everywhere! Those who say they do not have some form of pain are lying to themselves and to you. Whatever the source of our pain may be, it distorts our view of the world. It affects how we view and relate to ourselves, to other people, and to God.

On a number of occasions, I have heard Pastor Chuck Swindoll state something to the effect of God’s school being …

The Insanity of Fear

February 9th 2017 No comments yet  

balance fear heights“Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conviction that something on the other side of the fear is more important.”

As I sat pondering what to write about when it comes to fear, it dawned on me that I was living in some fear in that very moment. Not a fear of what I would write, or how it would be received. It was a fear of what was possibly coming. This fear was based on absolutely nothing concrete or substantial. I was not waiting on any test results, …

Ordinary to Extraordinary

February 1st 2017 No comments yet  

bread basketThis past week, I was reading in the Gospel of Mark and pondering the feeding of the 5,000. It is such a great story of a miraculous event, but what I love is that it is a testimony of how God feeds an ordinary need in an extraordinary way. As I considered this thought, God gave me a couple of modern day stories where I got to see Him do a similar thing up close and personal!

On Saturday, our team was down in South Dallas serving inner city kids at …

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