Triumph over Traps

Daniel wasn’t sabotaged because he was slothful.  It was his success in whatever position God allowed him to hold that caused him problems.  Success breeds haters as well as supporters. Daniel’s enemies used his faithfulness against him not his work ethic.  They observed him, discovered his routine,  and then set a trap for him. JesusContinue reading “Triumph over Traps”

A Picture of Sound Stewardship

“Never measure your generosity by what you give, but rather by what you have left.” ~Bishop Fulton J. Sheen (1895-1979), Roman Catholic bishop It’s offering time.  Each family of the church has been asked to raise $1000 toward the general conference apportionment.  The representative from each family lines up in the center isle, the recordingContinue reading “A Picture of Sound Stewardship”

What do you value?

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also” (Matthew 6:21). It has been said that if you want to see what a person values,  find out what she spends her money on.  That is a superficial indicator dependent upon the premise everyone values money. Some people don’t place value on money andContinue reading “What do you value?”

Overcoming Challenges to Your Destiny

How to Achieve Greatness Despite Obstacles in Your Life “Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master and in high favor, because by him the Lord had given victory to Syria. He was a mighty man of valor, but he was a leper. (2 Kings 5:1Continue reading “Overcoming Challenges to Your Destiny”