Overcoming a Defeated Mindset Have you ever tried to encourage someone to follow their dream, only to walk away frustrated by their negative, defeated, “I can’t do this!”, “I’m not good enough!” attitude? This mindset is called “The Defeated Mindset”. A defeated mindset causes people to give up on their hopes, dreams, and goals, andContinue reading Keep Shooting Those Arrows
How to become fully mature disciples of Christ It has been over 20 years since the day the Lord showed me that although I was a Christian and loved Him, I was an immature Christian. I knew the songs, went to church, and even occasionally read the bible, but I also put myself first andContinue reading From milk to meat
The leech has two suckers that cry out, “More, more!” There are three things that are never satisfied— no, four that never say, “Enough!” NLT (Proverbs 30:15) No one likes serving people who are suckers. You know, people who only call you when they have a problem or need something, takers, and done their way,Continue reading Serving Even When People Suck…the life out of you!
It is a new year, but it does not seem like a whole lot has changed. We are still dealing with a pandemic, civil unrest, and a host of other issues. Some of us have just felt worn out and tired, and for some, even our faith has become stagnant. If this resonates with you,Continue reading Dangerous Indifference
In January of this year, many exclaimed 2020 is my year of clear vision. Then BAM! We found ourselves facing a life-changing pandemic, injustices, riots, and a polarizing political climate that shifted us in ways we never expected. Massive shifts in life came at us all at once and from multiple directions, leaving many ofContinue reading The quiet threat that keeps you from blooming
Have you found yourself easily irritated, annoyed by the slightest inconvenience, and in a perpetual bad mood? Girl, you are not alone. 2020 has definitely revealed some areas we need to grow in. During this short video devotional, I will share with you my tips of how to overcome a bad mood by teaching youContinue reading Changing that bad mood into gratitude
What To Do When Your Worship Seems Stale…. When I was a child and I did something wrong my parents would always make me apologize. Now I do it with my kids. There were times when I didn’t want to apologize. I knew the right words to say – “I’m sorry” – but I reallyContinue reading Has Your Worship Gone Stale?
Matthew 16:18 (NIV) “…I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.” It was a beautiful sunny day, 1998 when my life was forever changed. It was a seemingly normal day, but I didn’t realize God was on the move. You see, I was a 19-year-old college student and runningContinue reading Nameless faceless revival
Most of us can say 2020 has been one of the craziest, most difficult, and downright lousiest year we have ever experienced! Every time we turn on the news there is a new crisis we are facing. And although we have been “in it together” we have also collectively been in a place of discouragementContinue reading Finding Joy
“A Church that has lost its voice for justice is a Church that has lost its relevance in the world.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. My heart is grieving over the murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery. Like many of you I am in shock that these atrocities are still happening in 2020! JesusContinue reading christianity + racism