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Friday, March 15, 2019

Winning Favor

| 1:33 MIN READ | When was the last time someone did you a favor? Favor is a wonderful thing. We don’t get very far in life without favor along the way. To impact the world and experience greatness, we must grow the attitudes that win favor –– the favor of God and man. There’s […]

Thursday, November 1, 2018


| 1:39 min read | A while back I had surgery on one of my knees. As a part of recovery, the doctor prescribed physical therapy. I was amazed at how quickly the muscles supporting my knee atrophied. In a matter of days following the surgery, I had lost a significant amount of strength that […]

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

How Patient Are You?

| 1:21 min read | I suppose most of us would likely give ourselves low marks on the patience scale. We like quick. We like fast. We like immediate. The truth is, the greatest things in life take time to grow and develop. Compare a mushroom with an oak tree. The mushroom sprouts quickly and […]

Monday, October 29, 2018

The Choice to Rejoice

| 1:09 min read | One of the most common questions people ask when going through a tough time is “why?” The “why am I going through this” question actually has an answer. The apostle James give us that answer in James 1:2-4 (TLB) “Dear brothers, is your life full of difficulties and temptations? Then […]

Monday, October 22, 2018

How to Be Humble

| 1:21 min read | I’m sure you’ve met arrogant people during the course of your life. There’s nothing quite as repulsive as encountering someone who’s totally impressed with themselves and their “accomplishments.” The name-dropping, boasting, and sense of self-importance create a nauseating stench around such a soul. They may even mask their pride with […]

Thursday, September 6, 2018

The Purpose of Blessings

| 1:03 min read | There are two main tests of a person’s character: adversity and prosperity. Some folks don’t survive tough times. In the midst of difficulty, they give up and bail out on God and others. The opposite is true also. Seasons of blessing can also ruin people. Just as we need to […]

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Value of Self-Inspection

| 1:11 min read | The tough times of life are often some of the most instructional times. They provide incredible opportunities for learning and growing. There’s nothing like hard times to show us what is in us. There’s nothing like trials and pain to show us the cracks in our character. These situations can […]

Wednesday, April 11, 2018


How stubborn are you? Before you answer, think about the word for a moment. A stubborn person has a strong resistance to change. They’re set in their ways, fixed in their opinions, and unmoving in their judgments. They refuse to change their thoughts, habits, and behavior, even when they are restricting their process or damaging […]