Minute Messages

Be Careful

Be careful with the phrase, “God led me. . .” Don’t banter it about. People have been known to justify stupidity based on a feeling! God w more

Unceasing Prayer

Unceasing prayer may sound complicated, but it needn’t be that way. Do this. Think of prayer less as an activity for God and more as an awareness more

God Heals, Not Prayer

God heals, not prayer. A matter of semantics? No. If you think the power is in the prayer and not the One who hears the prayer, you fault the pray-er more

A Reminder of Who is in Charge

Prayer reminds us of who is in charge. You don’t take your requests to someone with less authority. You take them to someone who outranks you in more

A Special Date

A quiet time with God is very similar to a special date. Denalyn and I like to go to the same restaurants over and over again. When we’re there w more

Don’t Count Sheep

Fretting over tomorrow’s problems siphons the strength you need for today, leaving you anemic and weak. So, when you can’t sleep—don’t count more

Love is a Decision

When we look at the love of Christ, we make a wonderful discovery. Love is more a decision than an emotion! Christ-like love applauds good behavior. more

Don’t Replace God

Vengeance fixes your attention on life’s ugliest moments. Score settling freezes your stare at cruel events in your past. Is that where you want to more

Getting Over It

You’ve been hurt! Part of you is broken, and the other part is bitter. Part of you wants to cry, and part of you wants to fight. And you’re left more

Don’t Allow Fear to Win

The fear-filled cannot love deeply. They cannot give to the poor. Benevolence has no guarantee of return. They cannot dream wildly. What if their more

Go After the Small Drips

I wonder what formed the Grand Canyon? Maybe a few drips here and there. Slowly more and more water built up. Thunderstorms and lightning… angry more

Romans 8:28

Romans 8:28 reminds us, “We know that in everything God works for the good of those who love Him.” This is one of the most helpful, comforting more

A Season of Suffering

God uses our struggles for His glory! The last three years of my dad’s life were scarred by ALS. The disease took him from being a healthy mechanic more

Regular Repentance

My college roommate, Steve, was neat. Not just neat in the sense of a lot of fun but neat in the sense of not sloppy. I on the other hand, tend to b more

God Can Use You

If God chose only righteous people to change the world, you could count them all on one finger—Jesus! Instead he included others in his more