Genesis to Revelation

and all the words in between...

The Cost of Success

  Do you REALLY want to succeed? Was running a bunch of errands and had a conversation with my Uber driver. He expressed that he is a single dad raising a 12 year old and while he likes the flexibility of working for himself, he’d like to make more money. He said he does taxes during tax season and that…

The Devil Wants Our Children

The Bible speaks of neonaticide in connection with the birth of Moses. A decree was sent out by Pharaoh to kill the firstborn males within moments of their birth. His original attempt to lessen the power of the nation of Israel failed. He enslaved them, but they grew in numbers, so he ordered the slaughter of all males after their…

Use Your Gut For Good

You’ve got a gut and it’s far more useful than serving as a bottomless pit to indulge food fantasies. How many times have you said or heard “I KNEW that was going to happen! Click To Tweet Some people refer to that feeling as a premonition. I prefer to refer to it as your GUT. God’s Undisputed Truth at work…

Don’t Settle: You Deserve To Be Treated Better Than Dirt

Are you happy? Can you accept happiness? For some, it’s harder than others. Many relationships have failed for simply one reason: Neither party in their heart of hearts expected it to succeed. One of the greatest tricks of the enemy is the fear of success of failure. That’s what drove Eve to partake of the fruit. It’s so much easier…

What About Your Friends?

If you find yourself suddenly in a slump that you can’t seem to get out of, your friends just might be the problem. Should depression settle in, remember that you always have a friend in God. He’s always waiting to hear from you and won’t hang up or get impatient with you. Do not allow doubt, guilt or fear to…

The Only Permission Slip You Will Ever Need: Be GREAT!

There’s greatness inside of you. Yet some people won’t let you be great. They belittle the dream that God has placed in your heart even as it rages like a furnace buried in the pit of your soul seeking expression. The simple truth is: YOU ARE ALREADY GREAT. It matters not that your family, friends or even your boss can…

Some Mountains Are Made For Climbing

Sometimes, as we are standing in front of a mountain and attempt to go around it, we encounter another. At some point to reach our destination either the mountain has to be moved or we need to climb it. Of course, our first thought is that our faith can move the mountain. What if God doesn’t want it moved? What…

3 Lessons To Learn When Distractions Appear

Have you ever noticed that just as God is moving, distractions appear in your life? When we become extremely busy, we need to make sure that we don’t confuse busyness with business. And we need to make sure that we are not so deep in our feelings that we impose upon others. Our sense of urgency should never be predicated…

9 Things To Consider When You Are Rejected

When Jesus spoke about a prophet not being accepted in their hometown,  He also meant THEIR home which is in their town. Have you ever looked at people who are seemingly able to encourage and inspire everyone except their own family? Even I have been guilty of passing judgment. It’s easy to say “why can’t they get their OWN house…

10 Things To Look For In Spiritual Advisors

There are times when we need to SEEK answers to things that will move us forward in greatness. In some instances, “two heads are better than one.” Invest the time in vetting the people in your life. Continually examine those who speak TO you and OVER you. KNOW. THE. DIFFERENCE. Those who speak OVER your life have the ability to…