Category: Outreach

Atomic Habits

Need a new you? James Clear says a 1% change in what you’re doing now can be huge. Helpful little habits are the building blocks of a new identity. Watch the video to find out how atomic habits can change your world.

Green Lights

Hitting a bunch of green lights all in a row is #919 on the list of awesome things. It’s like having things go your way in life. But everybody hits a red light now and then and it’s way worse when they’re self-inflicted. It’s… Continue Reading “Green Lights”

The 4 Agreements

There are a lot of elements in our lives we don’t choose or control. Somebody else sets the rules you must follow. Maybe it’s time to break some rules.

What now?

Jesus is risen indeed, but what do we do now? We are Easter people. We are called to push down fear and love our neighbors. A Christ follower overcomes the divide, crawls out from behind the bunker and welcomes the lost, afraid, and hopeless. We… Continue Reading “What now?”

Worship and Celebration

Worship is our response to God’s love. You can’t fake it — you have to feel it. Have you ever noticed how many churches expect NO displays of joy in worship? I’m not talking about fake “hallelujahs” or empty “praise Gods.” I mean real… Continue Reading “Worship and Celebration”

Fasting and Study

I once thought exactly like a lot of people do. I thought church was boring, I thought theBible was dull, and I thought being a Christian was ho-hum. But then I discovered scholars who made sense of these things. I discovered people with deep… Continue Reading “Fasting and Study”

Confession and Guidance

Who guides you through life? It’s not that God is too busy. Maybe we just don’t listen unless the decision feels too tough to make alone. If we are rationalizing our behaviors that are clearly contrary to God then we are NOT hearing the… Continue Reading “Confession and Guidance”

Submission and Service

Selfishness is the soul-killer today. Does pride keep you from seeing the hurt and need all around you? The obsession to demand that things go the way we want them to go is one of the greatest bondages in human society. People need a… Continue Reading “Submission and Service”

Simplicity and Solitude

We race and scramble to keep up with the pace of our world, to keep up with the trends, to keep up with the latest gadgets so we will not stand out. We do not like being different because we fear being alone. Fear… Continue Reading “Simplicity and Solitude”

Meditation and Prayer

When I started my life as a God-follower, I had no idea what it meant to be a true follower of Jesus Christ. I wanted instant success.  I wanted someone to sprinkle magic Christian pixie dust on me and let me get started.  Maybe… Continue Reading “Meditation and Prayer”