Life Is Too Short To Play It Safe – Experience The Rewards Of Risk

Ecclesiastes 11:4 reminds us that if we wait on perfect conditions, we will never get anything done. It's scary to take risks - I recall a time during our family vacation to Hawaii, we had this travel app that was really a lot of fun. We were on the "road to Hana" and the guide …

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Reactions Of The Reliable

There are times when opportunities might come disguised as challenges - which can make seizing them appear difficult. However, when we choose to rely on the faithfulness of God, rather than our feelings, we get to experience the faith-building blessings of God's provision and protection. So, we need not get too discouraged when our first …

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“Special Forces”

I recently attended a conference where a former Special Forces soldier shared the arduous process candidates must endure in order to graduate. Although difficult to imagine how they even survive some of the challenges, they are strategically designed to accomplish specific purposes. The larger objectives being to equip the soldiers on how to best accomplish …

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Blooming Where Planted – Again?

We all have them - those days when everything that can go wrong does. Even worse is when we face a string of bad days that roll into months. These hardships may include our work environments, job loss, health issues and/or relationships. We may even begin questioning God's ways and doubting His involvement. Thankfully, we …

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“Rough” Riders

What does it mean to be thorough? The dictionary defines it as being "extremely attentive to detail & accuracy; painstaking." Therefore, as we consider our call as followers of Christ to be thoroughly equipped for every good work (2 Timothy 3:17), the painstaking processes sometimes required to achieve this goal shouldn't surprise us. For the …

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