Changing Your Black Friday Focus
Our family has never really been a fan of or participated in Black Friday sales and events. We typically choose to take time to be with each other as it’s one of the few times of the year when nearly everyone is around and not working or not in school. It’s a time of fellowship […]
Keeping Money Our Servant
Do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink. . . . Your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. — Matthew 6:25, 32 We aren’t supposed to let money become the most important thing in life, but when bills mount, it’s hard not to become preoccupied. The problem is that […]
Helping Teenagers Make Money
When it comes to the decision of whether to give out allowance or help teenagers make money through part-time jobs, parents have a wide variety of opinions. I’m the the parent of four teens, and while my husband and I don’t want them to miss out on their youth, we also want them to take […]
Answers That Aren't Answers - #6698
The battle's going to be lost if you don't have the blessing of God on it. See, it isn't your effort that matters. It isn't the size of the answer that you have. If you are employing a solution that God can't bless, you can't win.
Where Do I Start Cleaning? - #6696
The history of revival throughout the church tells us that whenever God's people start hating the sin in their own lives, tens of thousands of people start finding Christ. So, where do I start cleaning with the mess inside my own heart?
The Answer Under Your Nose - #6689
maybe you're the answer to your own prayer. Maybe God is leading you to stop doing something or to start doing something. You're just not obeying; you're hoping for something easy. Quit running around looking for an answer. Stand back! Maybe you've got it. Maybe the answer is right in front of you.
Lottery Fever and Other Contagious Diseases - #6663
My spiritual bankruptcy traded for His eternal treasure, because He gave it all. It was an offer I could not resist. For so many, including me, our lifetime search ended at the feet of Jesus Christ, and that's where it will end for you.
The Thought Detector - #6647
The greatest strongholds for the kingship of Jesus Christ are in our minds, and they can be, and they must be, surrendered to His will.
Garbage Picker Vision - #6495
Somewhere near you is an assignment with a name; someone waiting for another person to see the Peter, or the rock, in them. Stop for someone that others might be walking past or even throwing away or trashing. Pick them up and patiently build them into all they were meant to be.
No Tipping Allowed - #6438
You give God His, and you don't have less; you have more. You've got the God who owns it all saying, "All these things will be added to you." "You don't have to worry," Jesus said. God is your Father, not your waiter. He's your Lord, not your driver. He gets your best. When it comes to God, no tipping allowed.