Work Smarter

Then he said to the crowd, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross daily, and follow me.”Luke 9:23 (NLT) “Work smarter, not harder.” It’s a saying that I’ve heard from business executives for decades. The idea is that we need to think... Continue Reading →

Entitled Christians

Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.Ephesians 5:2 (NLT) Sorry, teens. But your generation has been labeled as “entitled” by countless scholars, teachers, and pastors. You may be wanting to push back against that label,... Continue Reading →

Anxiety Aftermath

And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.Romans 8:28 (NLT) If I can be completely honest with you all today, this verse was tough for me to swallow. Why? Well, as some of you know, I... Continue Reading →

Déjà Vu

For God saved us and called us to live a holy life. He did this, not because we deserved it, but because that was his plan from before the beginning of time - to show us his grace through Christ Jesus.2 Timothy 1:9 (NLT) Have you ever had déjà vu? If you don’t know what... Continue Reading →

I’m a Sheep

The LORD is my shepherd; I have all that I need.Psalm 23:1 (NLT) I was watching a comedian the other night, and man, he was funny. The way he connected with the audience was truly amazing. An entire arena of fans was with him for every joke, every story, every piece of his comedic journey.... Continue Reading →

Don’t Fear the Trolls

How amazing are the deeds of the LORD! All who delight in him should ponder them.Psalm 111:2 (NLT) Vulnerability (being open and honest with people about your life) is something that isn’t done much in today’s world. After all, if you are vulnerable, people can use it to shame you, or paint you as someone... Continue Reading →

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