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I Want More Than God; I Want Someone To Love Me

I Want More than God; I Want Someone to Love Me

To say that God is all you need reduces your life to you and God in a silo. You must have friends. You need others to live out the grander purposes of the gospel. The question is never, “Do you need friends?” but rather, “What are… Continue Reading …

Pick an Enemy! Now, Will You Do What Jesus Said: Love Them?

Pick an Enemy! Now, Will You Do What Jesus Said_ Love Them_

Roll through your mental index, identifying the kind of person or demographic you do not prefer, like, or try to avoid? Perhaps it’s something your spouse, child, parent, or church member does. Maybe it’s that Christian hypocrite who needs to get a life or someone… Continue Reading …

What Can I Do About Being Fearful of Discipling Others?

What Can I Do About Being Fearful of Discipling Others?

Do you ever feel fear when it comes to the responsibility that comes with counseling people biblically? I teach with much fear and trembling, but not just because I am held accountable. When it comes to counseling people one-on-one, I find it fulfilling yet also… Continue Reading …

How To Live with People with Different Preferences

The gospel practicalized is a transcendent lifestyle over cultural and religious traditions, preferences, and expectations. If you practically understand this idea, you will learn how to live with others who have preferences, desires, and wants that are different from you. Of course, if you don’t… Continue Reading …

Ep. 178 Seven Critical Keys When Assessing a Future Leader

Shows Main Idea – Desiring ministry and being qualified for ministry is critical when assessing a potential leader. But how do you assess a person? What are some of the vital signs to look for in a future leader? Listen to the podcast Show Notes… Continue Reading …

Submitting Your Life to the Foolishness of God

Frequently, our most pressing need is not our most important need. Sometimes God works in unsuspecting ways, maybe ways we did not perceive or even want. Ironically, His ways can seem foolish to the natural mind, as well as the spiritual mind. Listen to the… Continue Reading …

When Hope Drives You Insane

Where you place your hope will determine how you finish your journey. You will either live well or die hard, depending on what makes up your hopefulness. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If you want… Continue Reading …

Ten Things to Know Before You Can Help Someone

Talking about change and willing to change can be two different matters. If you have not prepped your soul for change, you won’t change. You may modify your behavior. You may be able to do damage control with your relationships, but transformation is a gift… Continue Reading …

His Needs – Her Needs Aren’t Real Needs

How do I know when my desire for love has changed into a need for love? An excellent question! Let’s start with anger. Anger is the quickest and easiest way to discern if your craving for love has jumped from a desire to need. Listen… Continue Reading …

The Hidden and Surprising Side of Anger

The angry man is a sad man. He is also a reckless man. But did you know the angry man is probably a scared man too? Most sinful anger is born out of insecurity. He is fearful he is not going to get what he… Continue Reading …