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How to Control Your Thoughts - Biblically

Thoughts can drive your feelings so fast that you don’t even know what hit you. Before you know it, you’re in a slump, feeling down in the dumps, angry or even hopeless. Those feelings don’t come out of nowhere, they start in your mind. 2…
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How to Have the God Kind of Faith

Are you struggling to have faith? Perhaps you’re not sure if God will show up for you.   You trust that He will. After all, when your prayers, made in faith, collide with God’s will, miracles can happen. Whoever shall say, and…
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How to Activate the Promises of God in Your Life

I have found that there are two schools of thought among Christians when it comes to the promises of God.   One group will doubt that the promises of God apply to them and live a life void of His blessings.   The other…
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How to Spark Vision in Your Life

The end of the year is one of my favorites times of year. Every November, I spend a few days offsite to evaluate the current year and plan my focus for the upcoming year. I have done this for as long as I can remember. My favorite part…
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3 Questions to Ask Before Pursuing Your Purpose

Do you long to fulfill a greater purpose in this life? Perhaps you’re tired of conforming to this world’s demands and would love to devote your life to following after what God has created you for.   While every person was created…
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7 Promises of God You Can Count On

Did you ever stay up late watching one of those old infomercials, whether it was a knife sharp enough to cut through a soda can, a magical mop, or the latest exercise fad that promises you the fitness results you’ve always wanted? We…
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How to Stand Firm in Faith

At one point or another, every Christian struggles in their faith. Even some of the strongest warriors in the bible had wrestling matches with doubt.   Things will happen in life that challenge your faith. The question is not if,…
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How to Find Your Calling in Life

As a counselor and speaker, people ask me all the time, “How did you find your calling in life? Did you always know what God wanted you to do?” For a long time, I had no idea what God’s purpose for me was, but I remember the day…
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How to Forgive Someone Who Doesn't Deserve It

The most difficult part of forgiveness for most people is letting go of the anger. Especially when the person who has hurt you denies that they have done anything wrong. Perhaps they have repeatedly hurt you. Maybe they broke your trust.…
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Why God Isn’t Answering My Prayers (5 Reasons)

Do you ever feel like God is ignoring you? I remember one cold January morning as I sat on the floor of my bedroom. I had been in prayer for weeks over a house that I wanted to buy. It was a great deal. The price was cut in half since the…