You Are Free To Be You

One of the biggest blessings in my Christian walk is knowing that I am unique. There is no one else like me. “Just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love, having predestined us to adoption as sons by […]

Have A Glad Heart

We have divided our lives into one-year segments. They begin at a certain time and end at another. The problem is that we tend to categorize our successes and defeats within these year slots and then weigh them at the beginning of each year, usually focusing on what we did not do. Each year, I […]

Why The Gospel of Peace?

I meet many people in my travels who don’t have a sense of peace and calm. They’re stressed, frustrated, confused by life and taught in church all the things they have to do to keep God happy and on their side. I once heard someone say, “Where does the list of “doing things right” end? […]

Blessed With Heaven’s Best!

In almost every account of God’s interaction with His people, we find Him promising to give them “the best of the best.” This has always been His intention. “And I thought how wonderful it would be for you to be here among my children. I planned to give you part of this beautiful land, the […]

The Deception of Self Righteousness

One of the biggest deceptions in the world, especially in the Church, is that of performance-religion and self- righteousness. There’s a huge emphasis on maintaining the moral standards of the so-called “Judeo-Christian-value system.” We hear: “I’m a good Christian.” “I belong to a church.” “I go to a home group.” “I read my Bible.” “I […]