Category: transformation

When good isn’t God….

I don’t know about you but I often have these grand plans to do things, things that are good, things that will help people, that can transform a generation (well at least in my mind) and sometimes I get so caught up in my mind that I forget to listen to what God’s plans are.

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There must be more 

I love how the book I am reading has something each and every day that brings life and spurns transformation. This week one thing I read that struck me was a statement about how often we settle for less that what God wants to do through us. This made me think, and ask do I

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Unpredictable

Sometimes we read a book and learn one thing and then we read the same book again and we learn a completely different concept or something new sticks out. As part of a spiritual leadership development program I am involved in we are reading Seven Realities for Experiencing God: How to Know and Do the

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Ready to be Molded

He said, “Can I not do with you, Israel, as this potter does?” declares the Lord. “Like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in my hand, Israel. (Jeremiah 18:6) When I see a verse come up more than one time in a week, it is usually a reason to stop for

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In my mind or in my heart

Recently I was reading a book and I read a quote that struck me. “You could memorize the entire Bible and be able to discuss minute issues of biblical scholarship and yet fail to experience the truths found in its pages” (Seven Realities for Experiencing God: How to Know and Do the Will of God).

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The Power of Our Words

The tongue has the power of life and death,     and those who love it will eat its fruit. Provers 18:21 We grew up saying the little saying “sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” You know as little children on the playground we were taught that when another child

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One seed….

Growing up we had Nana, she was not related to us by blood but she was Nana to well most of the street. I don’t even think we knew her actual first name until we were teenagers. Nana took us all to Wednesday night church growing up, she took care of us, she loved us,

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The Island of Misfit Toys and Mighty Men

Does anyone remember the old Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer movie, you know the one when he goes to the island of misfit toys. There was quite the group of toys on the island right? You know a bird that swims, a cowboy who rides an ostrich, a train with square wheels on his caboose,

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