Sunday, May 24th, 2020

Every time we give up to stay in the good graces of those we love, we actually give up the greater places purposed by the One who loves us most. We can either become a people–pleaser or a God–pleaser. I’ve discovered that even good–hearted people don’t always have my best interest in mind. We have but an audience of One to whom we answer.… Read the rest

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

One of the most dangerous words in the English language is the word someday. The Bible tells us, “Indeed, the ‘right time’ is now. Today is the day…” (2 Corinthians 6:2). Today might be all you have; tomorrow may never come. Live with a sense of urgency—aware that each moment could be your last.… Read the rest

Sunday, May 17th, 2020

When it comes to death, the playing field is equal. We all will die—there’s no getting around it. And being that the death rate is still hovering around 100%, it’s probably best to make sure your eternal future is secure before your temporal stuff is. You are not ready to live until you are ready to die.… Read the rest

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

One of the great myths of our day is that time flies. Time doesn’t fly, but it does tick, and it’s important to know that each tick is non-refundable. Too often, we take time for granted only to realize we can never get it back. I know that if time were money, we would be a whole lot more attentive to where it was going, and to what.… Read the rest

Saturday, May 9th, 2020

Too often, we live our lives at arm’s length. If we really want to leave a lasting legacy, then we have to be willing to get up close and personal. We’re going to have to move against those fears that keep us at arm’s length. The key to authenticity is vulnerability.… Read the rest

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Dreams cut short, are lives cut off. Every person was created by God to make a difference. The question is, what kind of difference are you making? When you’re not living out your God–purposed dreams, it not only affects you, but also those around you. When we’re not living our lives to the fullest potential, others are affected in negative ways.… Read the rest