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Are You Practicing the Fine Art of Selection?

October 31, 2014

Are You Practicing the Fine Art of Selection? Today we are honored to share a guest post, The Fine Art of Selection, from Randy Alcorn. We hope you enjoy his message that will help you live with focus and intentionality. Life consists largely of selection—choosing one alternative over another. Those things we choose are our priorities. Deciding “I’ll read the Bible and pray [...]

What is Heaven’s Currency?

October 30, 2014

What is Heaven’s Currency? A few months after my father died, I had a dream about him. I met him in a farmer’s field scattered with carnival rides, craft tables, and food booths where he told me a secret about heaven. While I was surprised to see him, I wasn’t surprised to see him there, because it was when [...]

When Your Goal Seems Impossible

October 29, 2014

When Your Goal Seems Impossible   Do you have a goal you believe God would like you to achieve but it seems too big to accomplish? Remember that a key to having the faith to reach any God-given goal is to realize that obtaining it is progressive; it’s made up of lots of little steps. This means that when you [...]

When You Don’t Feel Qualified, Remember This

October 28, 2014

When You Don’t Feel Qualified, Remember This Have you noticed that we intellectually know some things, but we believe others because we have experienced them? Prior to becoming a writer, I intellectually knew that God was sovereign over my career, but after I started down the writing path, any intellectual thoughts I had about His sovereignty were replaced by belief because He [...]

What You’re Not Saying Can Hurt You

October 27, 2014

What You’re Not Saying Can Hurt You As a teacher, I quickly learned a little trick to keep my students quiet. If we were waiting in the hall, I picked someone to be “it.” This student was given the job of picking the quietest student. The quiet game went on and on and worked wonders to keep a group of lively elementary [...]

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The Stranger on the Bench

October 24, 2014

The Stranger on the Bench “Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.” Hebrews 13:2 (NIV) A few years ago, my family took a road trip to Baltimore to visit my grandparents. We never visit the city without making a trip to the Inner Harbor. It’s [...]

Your Failures Are Not Final

October 23, 2014

Your Failures Are Not Final Last year, I rambled on for four pages in my journal asking questions about why so many believers feel defeated. Why don’t many of us live up to our potential? Why do we quote Romans 8:37, saying we are “more than conquerors through Him who loved us” but fail to truly believe it? Why don’t [...]

When Your Best Isn’t Good Enough

October 22, 2014

When Your Best Isn’t Good Enough What do we do when we've given our best, but it just isn't enough? Check out today's message from Renee Swope that will help you make truth-filled assessments and wisdom-based adjustments to live and lead with confidence. “Keep your mind clear, and be alert. Your opponent the devil is prowling around like a roaring lion [...]

What My Checkbook Says About Me

October 21, 2014

What My Checkbook Says About Me “One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.” Proverbs 11:24 (NIV 1984) Imagine walking into church one day to discover all your financial information on display. Your check register is copied as a bulletin insert. Your bank statement is in the pastor’s PowerPoint presentation and his message is [...]

Breaking the Procrastination Cycle: 3 Ways to Maximize Your Time

October 20, 2014

Breaking the Procrastination Cycle: 3 Ways to Maximize Your Time How many times has your evening gone something like this: I’m not quite ready for bed yet, so I’ll do a quick Facebook check. Whoa! There’s a quiz to find out what my name should have been? An hour later: Wow, I’ve been on Facebook for a while! Guess I’m going to be tired again [...]

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