Apr 30, 2020
Standing in the door of the plane, with a fierce wind whipping his whole body, Curtis wondered why he’d volunteered for the paratroopers.
It was glamorous, they said.
It’ll make a man out of you, they said.
Shutting his eyes, Curtis prayed the most honest prayer of his life. He stretched out his hands and took a...
Apr 29, 2020
Have you ever visited a construction site, or lived near one?
A construction site is a unique kind of mess. Dirt and mud mingle with piles of wood, shingles, and other building materials. Utility flags poke up from the ground like man-made weeds. Trampled grass and dirty sidewalks give further...
Apr 28, 2020
Who likes to wait for what we need or want? Basically, nobody.
Of those nine elements that make up the Fruit of the Spirit, patience may be the hardest to find.
Romans 8:25 says, “But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.”
And patience is learned. Which makes it one of the sweetest fruits...
Apr 27, 2020
We all screw up. Fail in some way. We fall short of goals or get embarrassed in some kind of career implosion. It’s easy then to feel like we’ll never win again.
That’s not how God sees you.
Jeremiah 29:11 says, “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm...