Motives

​Be careful that you never allow yourself to be motivated by the response of man, but instead focus on imitating Christ in humility, being content to be received as He was, and pleasing your Heavenly Father.  For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet … Continue reading Motives

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The Process

If our eyes are constantly on the finish line we can sometime miss the enjoyment of actually running the race. We can also miss the valuable lessons that are hidden in the thinking, planning and organizing. We've already won. The victory is ours because of what Jesus accomplished on the cross.  That means the teaching … Continue reading The Process

Be Gentle

Gentleness is a witness to unbelievers. They’re watching you all the time to see if you are any different when you’re under stress. When you respond to pressure with gentleness, it is an incredible testimony to the world. The Bible says in Titus 3:2, “Believers shouldn’t curse anyone or be quarrelsome, but they should be … Continue reading Be Gentle

Smile!

Life does not always give us a reason to smile. But when we see a heartfelt smile on a child's face or through aged wrinkles, our hearts are encouraged. Smiles are also a hint of the image of God in us. In the ancient blessing recorded in the book of Numbers, we get an indication … Continue reading Smile!