Simple Ways to Beat Selfishness
Selfishness can be an uncomfortable topic. We want to think we are better than the pettiness of selfish actions and attitudes. It’s so easy to point the finger at others when we start chatting about selfishness, right? Yesterday I realized things I was upset about really came down to…being too caught … Continue reading
The Simple Truth About Going to the Deep With Jesus
“And Jesus said to Simon, “Do not fear, from now on you will be catching men.” When they had brought their boats to land, they left everything and followed Him.”–Luke 5:10b-11 As Jesus reveals His deity to the fishermen their lives are changed. They are not the same weary men who got … Continue reading
It’s Simply Not About the Fish or the Work
So many times I have read this familiar story, focusing on the work and the fish. I have often approached this story from the perspective of God’s provision and ability. It’s easy to get enamored with the big catch. I’ve done that. I’ve asked God to enter my boat and I’ve trusted Him for results with work that seems fruitless. Continue reading
Courage to Simply Try Again When Work Fails
Sometimes Christ asks us to go back to that place of failure or the work that seems fruitless. Sometimes Jesus tells us to try again. Some fish will not be caught in the shallows and some lessons cannot be learned in the easy victories of life. Continue reading
Simple Encouragement When Work Fails
How do we find encouragement when we’ve worked hard and our nets are empty? We’ve all had a day like this. Maybe your whole week has been like this and you’re tired of it. Sometimes the weariness goes deeper when you’ve cast months or years of effort into something, hoping to pull in the catch of your dreams.
At the end of the day are you muttering, “All this work for nothing? What’s the point?” Continue reading
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Put your God Ears on!
Do you ever struggle to listen to God? Find it hard to make sense of what you've just read in Scripture? Want to grow deeper in your faith, but not sure how? Check here for tips and tools to provide practical help in drawing closer to God through meditating on Scripture.
The Lighter Side of Life
Intentionally enjoy the practical moments. Choose humor over pulling your hair out in life’s challenges…things like subduing mounds of packing paper, keeping the kitchen clean, taking control of your to-do list, or getting rid of your inner wimp by overcoming the Dippy Daily's with laughter. After all, laughter is good for the soul. How spiritual is that!
Worship is a Gift
What is worship? How do we worship? So much more than a song, worship breathes life to the soul. Get practical tips and devotions on incorporating REAL worship into your life. The spiritual meets the practical when we learn to live a life of worship.