Grace does something TO you, so that Jesus can then do His great work THROUGH you. You're designed for greatness- to live with great passion and purpose, to walk in honor and freedom, and to experience God's radical favor.
info_outline The Law of the Harvest (Life Planning #3) 12/22/2020
The Law of the Harvest (Life Planning #3) Sowing and reaping is a principle implemented on the 3rd day when the power of seed bearing plants were spoken forth by God (Genesis 1:11). You know the principle: like begets like based on something already inside the first of the “likes.”
info_outline Your Private Soundtrack (Life Planning #2) 12/15/2020
Your Private Soundtrack (Life Planning #2) We’ll live from the story that’s playing in our head moreso than any other thing. Whereas many of us are quick to “shut up” someone who speaks against us, we need to learn to manage our own negative self-talk as well.
info_outline Causes & Effects (Redemption #4) 09/01/2020
Causes & Effects (Redemption #4) Without faith— and obedience— it’s impossible to “please God” (Hebrews 11, John 15). But, both of these actions are the results, the natural overflow, of encountering His radical grace + unconditional love. That is, they don’t create dynamic spirituality, they’re the results of an authentic encounter.
info_outline All Prodigals- But Not Like You Think (LifeLift #23) 07/14/2020
All Prodigals- But Not Like You Think (LifeLift #23) Jesus called both rebels and rule-keepers to abandon their lesser identities and embrace their roles as sons & daughters of the king. When they experience the lavish love of their Father, the natural response is to overflow that connection to others.
info_outline Workers, Watchers, Wanderers, & Women (LifeLift #22) 07/07/2020
Workers, Watchers, Wanderers, & Women (LifeLift #22) Everyone in the body of Christ has a special purpose, something they offer that only they can bring. Learning how to encourage people to fulfill their destiny enhances their life and it blesses the church as a whole.
info_outline An Open List (LifeLift #16) 05/26/2020
An Open List (LifeLift #16) The New Testament authors spend more time defining spiritual gifts and describing how to use them than they do providing us with a definitive list as to what the gifts are. As such, and since the gifts are relational, any way in which God chooses to express Himself through us might be a venue for our spiritual gifts.
info_outline Manifestations, Expressions, & Appointments (LifeLift #15) 05/19/2020
Manifestations, Expressions, & Appointments (LifeLift #15) Spiritual gifts are the presence and power of God expressing Himself through His redeemed children to empower them for the work of ministry to the church and mission to the world.