Three Essentials for Life and Ministry by Debbie Stuart
This year in 2018 I will start my 26th year in ministry. I’d love to report that my enthusiasm for the next 25 years is off the chart, but to be quite honest I am moving forward somewhat apprehensive knowing that the next 25 years with the Lord will require quick obedience, deeper faith, greater perseverance, stronger courage, and bigger dreams! Now that I think about it…LET’S DO THIS THING!
Visionary Leadership by Samuel Rodriguez
Leadership is perhaps the most commonly written about subject on planet earth, and yet it is likely the least understood and most difficult skill to master. What’s more, the vast majority of leadership literature is framed in purely secular terms, which not only starves the soul, but also robs future leaders of the greatest example of leadership the world has ever known—Jesus Christ himself.
Four Articles to Jump-start Your Prayer Life in 2018 J. D. Greear
We can’t force God to answer our prayers. But I can guarantee this: he’s not going to answer your prayers if you aren’t praying them. Are we out praying for people—for our unbelieving neighbors, for our family, for our co-workers, for our baristas and servers? People may be resistant to hearing the gospel, but they are far more receptive to having you pray for them. So ask how you can pray for them, listen to what they say, and then … do it.
Financially difficult times can hit anyone. Sometimes, they are the result of a few poor money decisions. Sometimes, they are completely out of the person’s control When they hit, you feel like you’ve been delivered a knockout punch. And as you lay on the mat, you wonder if you will ever be able to get back up again.
Goal Setting in the New Year by Trillia Newbell
I rarely ever do New Year’s resolutions. As a matter of fact, it would be safe to say I’ve likely never done a traditional list of resolutions. A few years ago, I did decide to choose a word for the year. Now I can’t even remember what the word was—that’s how haphazardly I approached the process.