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Purpose and traction

stay focused on your god-given purpose Here is a great question to ask about any situation: “Is this going to cause the friction / tension that I need to move forward in my purpose, or is this going to cause me to become distracted from my purpose?” I define my…

What is my purpose?

Your god-given Purpose “But I had concern for my holy name, which the house of Israel had profaned among the nations when they came.” ~ Ezekiel 36:21 When it comes to the topic of wondering what our God-given purpose is, Ezekiel chapter thirty-six gives a pretty solid answer. Before we…

A special day this year

I learned so much from Yom Kippur this year “On the last day of the feast, the great day, Jesus stood up and cried out, “If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink.” (John 7:37 ESV) I probably started studying the festivals, or appointed times, found in Leviticus…

Believe Me

God’s Ways Are Higher “When I don’t understand Your Ways, help me to believe in Your Ways.” I’ve been taking some time this summer to determine what I want to actually accomplish with this website and (truth be told) the next phase of my life.  So much has happened that…

Distinguished by pain

Distinguished through pain, not defined by it (Part One) “The direction we choose will determine if our lives will take on the identity of pain or become distinguished by the fruitfulness that can come through pain.” Now Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother called his name…

Throne Room Strategy

Part One | Part Two | Part Three PART TWO Read the story of King Jehoshaphat in 2 Chronicles, chapters 17 – 20 to follow along. This is part three of our discussion on “what to do, when you don’t know what to do”. Click here for part one.  As King…

Our eyes are on you

Part One | Part Two | Part Three PART TWO Read the story of King Jehoshaphat in 2 Chronicles, chapters 17 – 20 to follow along. This is part two of our discussion on “what to do, when you don’t know what to do”. Click here for part one.  Here…

They Are My Purpose

They are my purpose “Your greatest contribution to the Kingdom of God may not be something you do, but someone you raise”- Andy Stanley.   As we navigate through our lives in an effort to fulfill our God-given purpose, I think it is important for those of us who have…

Free From Fear

Free From Fear by: Sarah Hall M.A. LPCC-S Jim Rohn once said, “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary”. For some people, ordinary is ok, they strive for the ordinary life.  I can’t blame them, actually. There is something very…