August 7, 2012

Do you see what God is building?

Gordon Johnson relays the story of a man who visited a construction site, where stonemasons were working. The man said to one, “What are you doing?” The stonemason said, “You can see, I’m chipping a stone.” The man walked over to another mason and said, “What are you doing?” He answered, “I’m building a […]
July 18, 2012

The Word: Sword of the Spirit or Ceremonial Sword?

In ancient culture, there was no weapon that had more significance than the sword. Having a sword meant the difference between life and death, victory and defeat. In ancient times, no one cared about how beautiful a sword was in battle, but how useful it was. The sword is also a symbol of the […]
July 3, 2012

Joy Is A Mandate

Joy  Ps 100:2 Serve the Lord with gladness. There is something fundamental about finding your joy in the moment. Joy to us is what gas is to a car. It fuels your spiritual energy and revitalizes your outlook. In short Joy God’s is the bedrock of our strength So why does God make Joy not […]
May 22, 2012

Reaching “Generation Flux” Part 2

A question that needs answering when it comes to the elusive “Generation Flux” is: How did we get here? A question must be asked in all this. If this new generation is called Generation Flux, than what is the older generation called? Leonard Sweet, in his book Viral, calls them the “Guttenberg Generation” because […]
May 8, 2012

Reaching “Generation Flux” Part 1

Have you ever noticed that every time you use Google or Facebook something has changed? And more than often, irritatingly so because change implies abandoning the way you did it before. If there is one reason why modern phenomena like Facebook, Google, and Twitter have thrived is because they are committed to constant change. […]
April 3, 2012

The Past: Guide Post or Hitching Post?

L. Thomas Holdcroft said these words to describe the simple idea that all of us can embalm our history to the point where we ignore the present. What came before is important in that those were the moments we were formed, stretched, and received the seminal seeds of future growth. These things our past […]
March 20, 2012

Forced Perspective

When the enemy tries to force his outlook on you.   I once watched a documentary on how special effects were generated for a certain movie. In this instance, they made an average-sized person look like a giant compared to other people. It was very convincing in the scene and made the movie more believable.  […]
March 7, 2012

Paralyzed by Priorities

I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14   Have you ever set out on a journey to get something done, achieve a goal, or shoot for a specific target only to find yourself derailed? It seems like the minute […]
February 21, 2012

Prayer Part 2

There is allot more to prayers than just saying them – part 2 Why do some many of us not pray? And why doesn’t prayer seem to work for some people? We began unpacking these questions in our last blog. If prayer isn’t working for us we might want to explore the possibility that […]