Now is the Moment to Stop Living Below Your Potential

Now is the Moment to Stop Living Below Your Potential

Visit any gravesite and you’ll see an earth-load of buried potential. What once was and was realized…what once was and yet, never was. Eyes that took in the world, arms that held babies and legs that danced closely with strangers...belly laughs and tears of unspoken...

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The #1 Fear You Were Never Meant to Have

The #1 Fear You Were Never Meant to Have

I don’t know a single fearless person. I know some strong people, courageous folks, those tough guys who open pickle jars for we muscle challenged. (God bless them.) But a completely fearless person on this earth I have yet to find. Even in our very best brave moments...

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When Jesus Doesn’t Calm the Storm

When Jesus Doesn’t Calm the Storm

Hi friends! I need to tell you a few things about Adam Weber, the guest writer of my blog, today. 1) He's the founder and pastor of one of my favorite churches in America, Embrace Church. Anytime they ask me to speak there, I say yes. Warm, thriving, Kingdom-focused....

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If You Need to Remember the Great I AM

**Friends, please welcome my friend, Michele Cushatt, to the blog. She's just released a new book called I AM: A 60-Day Journey to Knowing Who You Are Because Of Who He Is, and I hope for your sake you will go get it. A few things you should know. 1) Michele's my real...

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2 Questions to Ask Before Responding on Social Media

  This world, the recent election, the personal pressure cooker we are all in of fears and family issues and job woes and daily struggle has pushed out some of our ugly, lately. None of us want it. I hear us, we lament it. Where did that come from, we wonder to...

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A New Year, A New Site + Exciting FREE Bible Study!

Come on in, make yourself at home, look around, stay awhile. This is our place…a place for me to share the things on my heart and for you to find community and understanding. We may not always perfectly agree, but our love for Jesus bonds us. If you’re new to my site,...

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A Time to Speak

*As promised, this is the conclusion to the blog post I wrote last week. Fair warning: it’s lengthy. But I hope you’ll read every word. I believe it’s vital to both the struggles we face in the midst of ongoing cultural issues of today, answering some questions you...

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If Jesus Just Has You (An Open Letter to the Remnant)

  It feels to me much like that holy moment when I am walking up to the stage to give a eulogy for a dear friend once, awkward and slightly raw and yet suddenly in front of a microphone and expected to say something that could help some burdened hearts and...

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Here’s What We Tell the Kids

Put Your Warrior Boots On, April 2017, Acknowledgments… G, M, and S: My darlings, Jesus is the only thing in life. That’s all I can tell you. You’ll need these warrior boots, more than you may now know. Never forget to put them on or that your mom loves you, forever....

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Controversy and What The Church Does Next

*Disclaimer: I approach this post with great love, thought, prayer and under the accountability of II Corinthians 5:14: “Whatever we do, it is because Christ’s love controls us.” p.s. It’s a longer post than normal. But I ask you to read every word. There’s been a lot...

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