Have a Conversation with Your Creator

“I love the LORD because he hears my voice and my prayer for mercy. Because he bends down to listen, I will pray as long as I have breath!” (Psalm 116:1-2 NLT). It took me a while, but I finally figured out that this marriage thing is about communication. I discovered that on the days when... Continue Reading →

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Can You Worship God Anywhere and Everywhere?

“Sing out your thanks to him; sing praises to our God” (Psalm 147:7 TLB). You’ve probably noticed that music and love go together, because music comes from the heart. It’s not something you do just intellectually. It’s something that comes out of your soul, your emotions.There are many love songs in the world. In fact, there... Continue Reading →

Is Fear Holding You Back?

“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do” (Ephesians 2:10 NIV). What keeps you from developing your full potential? Fear. What keeps you from becoming all God wants you to be? Fear. What keeps you from building a legacy that will last... Continue Reading →

What Happens When You Do What You Know Is Wrong?

“Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but whoever takes crooked paths will be found out” (Proverbs 10:9 NIV). The Bible says in Proverbs 10:9, “Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but whoever takes crooked paths will be found out” (NIV). You will be found out! So when making decisions, you need the integrity test.The test of integrity is... Continue Reading →

To Make a Connection, Make a Commitment

“A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother” (Proverbs 18:24 ESV). Good relationships don’t happen by accident. They take cultivation, work, and a lot of time. That requires commitment!I cannot count the number of times that my wife Kay and I have felt like... Continue Reading →

Don’t Let Gossip Destroy Your Relationships

“A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret”(Proverbs 11:13 NIV). We tend to think of gossip as one of those “little” sins. But when God talks about gossip, he puts it on the list with things like sexual immorality and murder. Why? Because it is so destructive to relationships. Gossip can... Continue Reading →

Use Your Words to Build Others Up

“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen” (Ephesians 4:29 NIV). God wants us to use our words to build others up. Ephesians 4:29 says, “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of... Continue Reading →

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