A Sure Sign of Maturity

“Brothers and sisters, I can’t consider myself a winner yet. This is what I do: I don’t look back, I lengthen my stride, and I run straight toward the goal to win the prize that God’s heavenly call offers in Christ Jesus. Whoever has a mature faith should think this way. And if you thinkContinue reading “A Sure Sign of Maturity”

The Long Path Toward Maturity

Ah, the joys of youth. Nothing compares to the adventures of the immature. Obstinate, idealistic, passionate, and reckless. The approach to life is filled with risk taking. Every discovery of life seems perfect, right, and noble. When the immature commit to a cause look out world. Their exuberance and zeal knows no bounds. They willContinue reading “The Long Path Toward Maturity”

What do I do when I sense sorcery afoot

Do you sense something supernatural being used against you? Are you experiencing something surreal, something too real to be true? Have you ever sung “If loving you is wrong, I don’t want to be right?”  Anything that pleases you but displeases God is cause for concern. You may be engaged in spiritual warfare of theContinue reading “What do I do when I sense sorcery afoot”

The Power of Your Character

Miss Ceely points her finger at Mister and declares, “Until you do right by me everything you touch gonna fail. ” She cursed him with her words or did she? Bricks and stones may break my bones but words can never harm me.” This sounds true but has been found to be flawed. Proverbs 18:21Continue reading “The Power of Your Character”

What Do People Say About You?

The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his lord. It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call them of his household? (Matthew 10:24-25) Jesus ChristContinue reading “What Do People Say About You?”

Reach Past the Past and Achieve Your Potential

 19The Lord said to Moses in Midian, Go back to Egypt; for all the men who were seeking your life [for killing the Egyptian] are dead.  [Exodus 4:19]             Moses began his adulthood at odds with the law.  Presently he’s living as a fugitive.  He had run from Egypt after committing a capital crime –Continue reading “Reach Past the Past and Achieve Your Potential”

God Demands a Response to Jesus

Again the next day after John stood, and two of his disciples; And looking upon Jesus as he walked, he saith, Behold the Lamb of God! And the two disciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus. (John 1:35-37 KJV) In the Movie, Deliver Us From Eva, LL Cool J is hired by three menContinue reading “God Demands a Response to Jesus”

The Power of Hope

Hope is not a strategy” ~ John Maxwell But don’t you just love it anyway.  Hope is an outstretched neck poised with anticipation of what will happen.  You know something wonderful, something adventurous, something new is coming.  It is not frivolous; it’s based on a plan that you’ve implemented and you’re working diligently to see comeContinue reading “The Power of Hope”

Consistency: The Second Responsibility of a Leader

 “A double-minded person is unstable in all his ways.” ~  James 1:8 “Consistency is the key to your breakthrough,” Creflo Dollar, Pastor, World Changers Church International, Atlanta, GA, exclaimed with a robust, determined tone.  I remember it like  he said it at coffee this morning.  I was seated in the second row of the Minister’sContinue reading “Consistency: The Second Responsibility of a Leader”