Archive for May, 2012

God’s Unfolding Will in Our Lives…

Today was a day that I never thought would happen. In fact, that’s sort of the story of my life for the past couple of years. God has been full of surprises in my walk and relationship with Him. Tonight Pastor Chappell shared with our church family that God is working in our lives and…

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My Way or His Way?

Perhaps the overwhelming struggle of the Christian life boils down to those five words—my way or His way. Recently, I was counseling a godly young lady who put the struggle very wisely. She was wrestling to open her heart to new possibilities that God was bringing into her life. She was so fixed on her…

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Repost: Fleshly or Spiritual Leader—Which are You?

Recently I was having a conversation with a wonderful servant of God who has worked for several “high-profile” Christian leaders in the past two decades. This is a person for whom I have the utmost respect—an individual with a very gracious spirit, incredible gift mix, and true servant’s heart. And this is a person who…

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Old Soldiers, Young Soldiers…

I apologize in advance that this is a long post—but I pray it will stir you. The topic has surely stirred me. I pray you will pass it along to a young soldier, and an old soldier! A couple of weeks ago, during our son’s Senior trip, God allowed me to visit the Tomb of…

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Making it Easy to Make it Right…

Not long ago, God gave us the privilege of helping some young people and their families through difficult trial. Satan had laid a cleverly disguised trap, sin had occurred, and as a result everyone involved was hurting. To make a long story short, God gave a wonderful victory over the period of many weeks. Hearts…

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Why Prayer is Amazing to Me

Have you stopped to think recently about how amazing it is that God invites us to talk to Him? Here are some reasons I find myself in a constant, jaw-dropped state of wonder at the idea of prayer: God already knows what I’m going to say, but wants to hear it any way. God already…

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