Conviction or Opinion?

Taking the right stand for the wrong reason does not give glory to God, and it can place us in a precarious position.  We live in a very vocal world that tends to elevate opinions far above their value.  The current cultural controversies generate a tremendous amount of debate, and God’s Name is often invokedContinue reading “Conviction or Opinion?”

Can you really hear from God?

I think perhaps this is the most common question folks have.   The short answer is YES!  His Word is the place to begin, but He speaks individually as well.  You will find other pieces on this blog–and many other places–to help you explore the topic.  This is a recent compilation of tips on hearingContinue reading “Can you really hear from God?”

You matter

Here are some verse vitamins for every day that reminds you WHO YOU ARE in CHRIST! You are accepted in Christ. You are secure in Christ. You are significant in Christ. Ephesians 1:5 Romans 8:28-39 John 15:16 1 Corinthians 12:27 Philippians 1:6 Acts 1:8 John 1:12 2 Timothy 1:7 2 Corinthians 6:1 Colossians 1:14 1Continue reading “You matter”

You are enough

Do you ever struggle with the idea that you must ‘be more’ and ‘do more?’  I sure do.  Nothing seems quite enough sometimes.  The longing to be of value is innate in every human being.  It is a longing that only God can fill.  One of my favorite devotions is Oswald Chambers, My Utmost forContinue reading “You are enough”

Led By a Child

Feeling ‘stuck’ is a common human experience. Most everyone knows the definition of insanity that says, “You just keep doing the same thing but expect different results.”  Our God-seeking group has been using the Jennie Allen, Stuck Study to break free of those things that mire us down. Every member of the group sees theirContinue reading “Led By a Child”

What is Cross-Life Coaching?

Growing up spiritually does not just ‘happen.’  The Apostle Paul said we must ‘work out what God has put in us.’  When I accepted Christ as Lord–as opposed to a ticket out of hell–I had trouble finding folks who could articulate the Way to do that.  They told me ‘read the Bible,’ ‘do this’ andContinue reading “What is Cross-Life Coaching?”