Not Without Opposition

“because a wide door  for effective ministry has opened for me  — yet many oppose me.” [1 Corinthians 16:9, HCSB] No great opportunity to make a difference for Jesus comes without opposition.  And you wonder why them good church folks can give you a thousand reasons why something could not or should not be done.Continue reading “Not Without Opposition”

Things are never as bad as they seem!

Things are never as bad as they seem. Challenges always first appear overwhelming. Even if challenges come in as ferocious as a hurricane or tsunami, still challenges are not as bad as they seem. Now this is the testimony of the person who believes in God. Things are not as bad as they seem becauseContinue reading “Things are never as bad as they seem!”

You Can Handle It!

“No test or temptation that comes your way is beyond the course of what others have had to face. All you need to remember is that God will never let you down; he’ll never let you be pushed past your limit; he’ll always be there to help you come through it.”        Continue reading “You Can Handle It!”

Making Winning Decisions

“If you put off everything till you’re sure of it, you’ll never get anything done.” – Norman Vincent Peale Powerful and timely decisions are most often made in the dark.  Faith in your ability to analyze incomplete though detailed information and make a conscious decision to act will often put you ahead of your competition.Continue reading “Making Winning Decisions”

Prayer and Corresponding Action

She came home to be caregiver to her dying mother. Her four children came with her. She quit her job with as a para professional and relocated. For almost two years she was unemployed but the Lord provided. Then her mother died and when the insurance money ran out she only had God to sustainContinue reading “Prayer and Corresponding Action”

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”

A Leader’s Response to Adversity

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” ~ Robert Frost   What is the difference between those who lead and those who don’t – the ability to make and sustain quality decisions in times of adversity.  Crossroads normally result from adversity. Continue reading “A Leader’s Response to Adversity”