Tag Archives: transformation

You Can Have The Life You’ve Always Wanted

Success in any field requires work, practice, dedication, and the ability to learn from setbacks. When something is worth our effort, we throw ourselves into the task. What makes us think becoming spiritually mature is any different? The Apostle Paul used terms borrowed from the sporting world. “Work out your salvation,” “run to win,” “buffet

Transformation: The Reluctant Journey

Everyone faces a reluctant journey: A wounded vet looks at the pain-filled path toward uncertain healing. A young schoolteacher discovers the terrors of the first year. A retiree faces uncertain years in an uncertain era. A college graduate examines the hardships of finding work. An angry son knows he should make amends with his parents.

Expanding our Understanding of Discipleship

Discipleship: Giving to the Poor Is Not About Money Jesus was once asked point blank what we need to do to inherit eternal life; He was asked by someone who already knew all the rules. His response? Give to the poor. We know the law, yet this is probably the most obvious discipleship tool we

In His Image, Under His Control

Let Me control your mind. The mind is the most restless, unruly part of mankind. Long after you have learned the discipline of holding your tongue, your thoughts defy your will and set themselves up against Me. Man is the pinnacle of My creation, and the human mind is wondrously complex. I risked all by granting you freedom to

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