What Is OUR Value & Worth?

Many people invest their lives, trying to build up our value & worth…to no avail. They don’t realize that value and worth is a gift coming from outside, not from ourselves. So, how valuable are you anyway? Have you thought recently about what determines value? As a teaser, how does our society measure worth? First, … Read more

This One Thing

One thing! A mountain stream runs powerfully toward its one goal by moving within narrower banks. Later, the river may flatten out within its broad banks, meander through meadows and hills, and provide a lovely place to float leisurely. However, let’s never forget that most beautiful rivers begin in the headwaters with powerful, focused streams. … Read more

Radical Transformation for those in Christ

I wonder how accurately we see our radical transformation already realized through faith in Jesus Christ. At this time, I see two immense, deep-seated barriers we must break through in order to help one another experience an accurate answer to the second essential question: “How does God see me now that I’m His follower?” Two Problems Blocking … Read more

Telling My Story about Jesus

God has given you a unique life-story to share with others. We may not be the smartest or the most gifted or eloquent. But are we willing? How do we go about “Telling My Story” of my relationship with Jesus? In the book of Acts, the Apostle Paul shares his personal story three different times. … Read more

Ephesians: The Splendor of God’s People Together

Ephesians: “Wealth,” “Walk,” “Warfare” is the briefest summary of this magnificent letter, worthy of spending a lifetime studying. This magnificent circular letter describes the outworking of God’s eternal plan to build faith-communities as outposts of His presence. We are a people of God’s presence, persons-in-community. As such, our lives are modeled after the Plurality-in-Unity commonly called Trinity, … Read more

Multiply Ministry like Jesus, 10 Questions

Is it practical to multiply ministry today like Jesus did in the 1st century? Let me ask you: “Is Jesus only your moral example, or is He also the example of how you do ministry?” So let’s prime the pump with a short, 10-question pop-quiz on Jesus’ ministry. Go through this quickly, fast-paced. Start now. … Read more