Can we talk? 

As I sit and pen my thoughts this morning, I am reminded of Jesus’s experience in the Garden of Gethsemane.  It was at that place He had to make one of the toughest decisions in His life. Should He go forward to the cross, knowing that this was what He was destined to do? Or…

Pep Talk

Never lag in zeal and in earnest endeavor; be aglow and burning with the Spirit, serving the Lord. Romans 12:11 AMPC  What happed to your confidence? You were once so sure of yourself. You used to give your all to anything you put your hands to. What stopped you? When did you embrace intimidation? You…

Where are you placing your trust?

In this day and age, nothing seems certain anymore. There was once a time when commitment mattered. Families were stronger. Jobs were stable. Friendships were solid. Churches were dependable. People genuinely cared for each other.  But something changed over the years. Where are you placing your trust? I am reminded today of a well-known hymn:…

Fight Back

Praise the LORD, who is my rock. He trains my hands for war and gives my fingers skill for battle. Psalm 144:1 NLT Every day you will face challenges that try to move you away from God’s plan and purpose for your lives. You will be tempted to act out of character. You will be…

You Can Do It

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace [Who imparts all blessing and favor], Who has called you to His [own] eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will Himself complete and make you what you ought to be, establish and ground you securely, and strengthen, and settle you. 1 Peter 5:10…

No More Baggage

Take control of your life today! Refuse to allow bad decisions to dictate your actions any longer. Every day you are awarded new mercies, new opportunities, and a clean slate. Go ahead, pick yourself up and keep moving forward. No more living by feelings and emotions, they are not reliable. Live by what you know…

Its 2016, Now What?

Welcome to the New Year. What will you do differently this year? Will this year be another year of excuses or results for you? Will you allow fear to hold you captive or will you go forward in faith? The decision is all yours! Place fear on the backburner and DO LIFE BIG in 2016….

Be A Servant

“Do you want to stand out? Then step down. Be a servant. Matthew 23:11 (MSG)  In this day and age we find many running to the forefront, desiring to be known for their great deeds. Everyone wants to be recognized and counted among the great men and women of history. Unfortunately as a society, we…

Remind Me

Remind me who you are to me Lord… You are my Rear Guard ….for the LORD will go before you, the God of Israel will be your rear guard Isaiah 52:12 You are my STRONG TOWER …For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe. Psalm 61:3 You are my Shelter …For…

Hang on in there…

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.  Galatians  6:9 NIV I know things are not going the way you planned. I know that you thought you would be farther along by now. I know that you are anxious…