Thursday’s Things // If Only My Hair Knew Jesus!

I’ve got mean hair.  I know this from experience, and because I’ve been told so by more than one hair stylist.  It is very coarse.  It does the opposite of what I want it to do.  The older I get, the curlier it gets, and grayer.  The gray has only made it more coarse.  It is very thick, and did I mention gray???  As a…

Throwback Thursday // Lessons Learned – Developing Your Kid’s Taste for God

Parenting is the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Period. Maybe you feel the same way. When our babies are itty-bitty we watch out for their safety. As they grow older we try to instill a strong sense of right and wrong in them. Then when they get old enough to drive and have more freedoms, the need for their safety and godly decision-making abilities are…

Moment of Clarity: How Making One Simple Adjustment Can Make You More Effective in Ministry

I am excited to share a LOADED blog post with you! I am especially excited about this topic. Maturing in our passion is very important. Please watch my video to hear how one person made one small adjustment that made a huge difference in his ministry. I think Paul’s story offers us an opportunity to ponder our individual situations and think about what minor adjustments…

Myth Buster #5: I Need to Clean Myself Up before I Start Attending Church

Myth buster #5: I need to clean myself up before I start attending church If you believe this, you will never attend church, because you cannot clean-up yourself. It works the other way around. Go to church. Hear the Word of God. Be convicted of your sins. Recognize that you need a Savior. Receive Jesus as your Savior. Allow God to do a continual clean-up…

Myth Buster #4: The Church Building Would Fall In If I Showed Up Sunday!

Myth buster #4: The church building would fall in if I show up Sunday! Not possible! For those who believe this, it is actually a very arrogant attitude. I know most mean it in the most humble sense, disclosing their degree of sinfulness in light of a Holy God, but please know this: No one can take God or a church down with their sins….

A Moment of Clarity – The Corrections of Discipline: Overcoming Sin and Self

No matter how uncomfortable this may be, we must address any sin that is in our life.  We don’t talk much about sin in the life of a believer, but it is necessary if we want to grow spiritually.  There are ten compartments in my structured prayer journal and one of those compartments is titled “The Corrections of Discipline” which is from Proverbs 6:23, and…