What You Could Have Been

“You, then, why do you judge your brother or sister? Or why do you treat them with contempt? Fore we will all stand before God’s judgment seat. It is written: ‘As surely as I live, every knee will bow before me; every tongue will acknowledge God.’ So then, each of us will give an account for ourselves to God” –…

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What Can I Do?

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” – John 15:5  What can I do? What can I accomplish if I set my mind to it? These are probably questions you have asked at some…

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The Death of Self-Interest

“Very truly I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.” – John 12:24  This might be one of the most challenging ideas in society today, the death of self-interest. In the age of social media, everyone…

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How to Find the Will of God

At some point in all our lives, we are confronted with critical decisions, and choices that have to be made, and we want to know which way we should go, which choice we should make, which direction is God’s will for our lives. George Truett said, “to know the will of God is the greatest…

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When God Says No

Anyone who has spent any time with God knows that discovering the will of God is anything but an exact science. There’s aren’t 6 easy steps like the scientific method and boom, you have the will of God for your life. It’s a journey that requires careful attention and constant cultivation over an extended period…

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Tune In

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you. (Psalm 32:8)  I read this story about a Native American who was walking downtown with a businessman one day. The Native American stopped and said, “Listen, do you hear that?” “Hear what,” the businessman said. The Native…

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