Today’s Focus

Sometimes you ask difficult questions about God you can’t answer. Sometimes you judge other people harshly before you realize what you’ve done. Sometimes you fall far short of what you know God wants in spite of your best efforts. No wonder you sometimes feel, “I’ll never be faithful enough to be faithful.” Well, you’re right, you won’t. But God’s not concerned with how smart, loving or faithful you are on your own. God cares about how you respond to God’s unconditional never-give-up eternal love. Which, by the way, is exactly what you should focus on...

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A Sunday Prayer 2/11/18

Lord, Thank You for providing me all I need for abundant life. Thank You for loving me unconditionally in spite of what I do. Thank You for forgiving me when I hurt You, others and myself. And thank You for never ever giving up on me. May I be so alive that I want more and more of it. May I be so transformed that I live fully in it. May I be so hungry that I become passionate about sharing it with others in real ways in real life. And may I be so grateful that I give You all honor, glory and praise into eternity itself. I pray this in the name, power and hope of Jesus – our Savior, Lord, Brother and Friend....

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Today is a Holy Day

Not every day is great. Not every day is exciting. Not every day is memorable. But every day is God’s. Regardless of what is going on. When you understand this – and live your life accordingly – you will experience how God takes everything that happens – good, bad and in-between – and transforms it so that you experience healing, hope and purpose. No wonder you’ll be able to say, “Today is a holy day!” Regardless of what is going...

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The Answer is Still “Yes!”

It’s easy to be joyful when something wonderful happens. Or hopeful when everything is going well. Or grateful when you feel God’s presence making a difference in your life. But can you be joyful when you’re devastated by a tragedy? Or hopeful when bad thing after bad thing overwhelms you? Or grateful when you feel utterly alone? The answer is still “Yes!” Because that’s exactly the kind of God who loves...

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Something God Wants You to Do

Maybe it’s been nagging at you for several days or maybe it just touched your heart. Maybe it’s something you can easily do or maybe it will challenge you to leave your comfort zone. Maybe it’s something you’re excited about or maybe it’s something you dread. Or maybe it’s all of these things at the same time. But you know what it is. And it’s not merely something you need to do. It’s something God wants you to do. The question you need to answer today is, “Am I going to do...

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