But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life. John 4:14 (NLT) In my college years, I used to go home for summer break and lifeguard at one of the city-run swimming pools. In fact, I worked at anContinue reading “Dehydrated”

Raise the Bar

Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. Ephesians 3:20 (NLT) For a couple years of my high school career, I was on the school’s track and field team. My area of competition was the pentathlon, whichContinue reading “Raise the Bar”

Training Day

For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. James 1:3 (NLT) I have an announcement to make. I have decided that I am going to compete in the 100-meter race at the next Olympics on behalf of the United States of America! Isn’t that awesome?! In fact,Continue reading “Training Day”

Plow the Field

Plowing a field is a really slow process to do right. You drive the tractor quite slowly, ensuring the plow digs in nice and deep into the dirt. Go too fast (trying to take a shortcut) and the blades just skip over the surface. In other words, it takes time to get things just right for a healthy crop to grow. It’s the same when it comes to our spiritual life.

Hone Your Craft

If you are faithful in little things, you will be faithful in large ones. But if you are dishonest in little things, you won’t be honest with greater responsibilities. Luke 16:10 (NLT) Yesterday, we looked at step four to attaining the greatness which God has built into each one of us. To summarize: It’s importantContinue reading “Hone Your Craft”

Stay Focused

This is why I remind you to fan into flames the spiritual gift God gave you when I laid my hands on you. 2 Timothy 1:6 (NLT) These past few days, we’ve been studying how to accept and assume the greatness which God has implanted inside each one of us. Yesterday, we talked about stepContinue reading “Stay Focused”