A few weekends ago I had the privilege of spending a few days with my dad’s brother and his family in the area they grew up; the Jersey side of Philadelphia. I have heard stories of where they grew up, but those were all just stories to me. It was not easy to picture what … Continue reading “My Life and Money”: Part 1- Up From the Ashes
Galatians 5 is a wonderful chapter on a life led by the Spirit. There are challenges and warnings found in this chapter, but the end of the chapter shows us the most excellent way to live by the Spirit and honor Christ. The first passages sets the tone of the importance of living by the … Continue reading For Freedom’s Sake
"Every man dies. Not every man truly lives." - Braveheart 1995 "Why am I dying to live, if I'm just living to die" - Jonny Lang, Dying to Live: Long Time Coming album 2003 One of the most unfortunate aspects of our lives is that we often get caught up in the daily grind and we … Continue reading Your Legacy
I was meeting with a friend a few years ago at a coffeeshop and we were talking about what was happening in our lives, at school and what we were working towards. The conversation was light and we were enjoying the company of one another. But the conversation made a turn and my friend began … Continue reading What Are You Doing With Your Life?
Evangelism is the reason the Good News of Jesus Christ spread throughout the world. Yes, Jesus’ life was shocking to the culture and challenged the mindset and level of comfort people of faith felt. He was radical and His life changed lives. But what made His influence spread was evangelism. Jerusalem was where Christianity started … Continue reading Relevant Evangelism
Hope is a common theme for anyone living life, both Christians and those who believe otherwise. Everyone could use more hope.
1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 is a group of tremendous passages summing up the life of a Christ follower. What it means, how it should look, and why it will matter to those in your life. It comes as no surprise that one of the main aspects of this passage is to be thankful, in everything. And … Continue reading The Key To Joy
Be attractive. Live attractively. Those who lead have this quality in common. They are attractive. People are drawn to them because of qualities and traits they possess and live out. Now, before you think this is a superficial post, hear me out. Being attractive to people is beyond looks. When we are in a leadership … Continue reading Be Attractive
I think we have all been in that place where we say we will pray for someone who is struggling, or we say “today” I will spend 30 minutes in uninterrupted prayer. It is all too easy in today’s standard hustle and bustle lifestyle to get distracted, forget and put off this important aspect of … Continue reading Develop A Successful Prayer Life
Something I have never understood is why people commit to do something and then not give full effort. I know there is a lot of sacrifice of time, energy and money required for most commitments to be accomplished, but why do something if you are not willing to finish and finish well. Attaining your dream … Continue reading Give It Your All