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Missional Minded Servants

Whenever I work with people coaching them and helping make plans for ministry, the first thing I ask them to do is write a personal mission statement. What has God called you do? This is a critical exercise that takes time and makes you think and pray.

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Working Daily Towards a Goal

One of my axioms is that perfection is a destination, but excellence is a journey and the joy is in the journey.  The closer that I get to God, the more time I spend in His Word, the more I find myself lacking.  Don't get me wrong, this is not about guilt or shame.  That is what the enemy would like to turn it into.  He would love to point out all the situations where I have fallen short in order to discourage me.  I am talking about the "holy discontent" in my spirit placed there by the Holy Spirit as God spurs me on to be more like Him.

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But God!

After a long two weeks he had recovered enough to want to see family and friends the weekend the intubation was going to be attempted. Now this was a man who days before was in a drug induced coma, non communicative, and we didn't know if there was any fair amount of brain activity returning or not.

BUT GOD had other plans for David...

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Living Faith

40 months...... Does that sound like a long time to you or does it seem like a measure of time that passes in an instant? Or in some strange sense could it possibly feel like both to the same person at the same time??? Yep, I think that's the one I will say best fits me. 40 months since my beloved husband was completely healed of a horrible disease called cancer. 

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Are You Too Emotional?

Have you ever watched an epic movie and had your soul stirred by the hero or heroine’s determination to triumph against all odds; or listened to a song or sermon that inspired you, cut straight through to the deepest part of your heart and brought you to tears? Were you embarrassed by your uncharacteristic show of emotion? What if the fact that you connected with that movie, song or sermon on a deep, heart level is the real you—the correct, true and God-created you—and God was using those catalysts to call out to your heart?

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