There are two kinds of people in this world. Those that never ask for help and those that always ask for help. How’s that for a generalization? Honestly though, that’s how I perceive it. If you haven’t guessed, I fall on the side of never asking for help. And it’s making me miserable.
Pride and humility are more closely linked than one would imagine. Some would say the two are in direct opposition. I say they are the same thing, just with different sources. In James 4:6, it says that “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” Many will look at a confident person and consider […]
I don’t always respond well to criticism. When I make a mistake, my pride tends to get in the way. Even when I know I’m wrong, it’s hard for me to accept it without justifying my actions. But there are four words that will transform my pride to humility every time. “You’re better than that”
I am a recovering perfectionist. It is a condition that sounds impressive on the surface. However when you get to the root of the issue, it’s more of a disappointment. I’ve given up on things because they weren’t perfect more times than I can count. I almost didn’t even launch this blog because my first […]
Today my friend Jason Stasyszen is featured on the blog. I met Jason soon after I started blogging last year. He’s one of the coolest guys I know. We definitely are kindred spirits when it comes to heart issues and ministry. I’m happy to have him featured today. He crushed this post. So without further […]
As we wind down the guest post extravaganza (I really like saying that word) we end with my friend Michael Perkins. I honestly just love this guy. He is the real deal. Just an authentic and down to earth kind of guy. He is crazy talented and creative. He has a heart for the broken […]
Encouragement is not a subject that we dive into very deeply on a regular basis. Sure we all believe it is important but do we really understand its value?
Let me paint a picture for you. You wake up refreshed after a great night of sleep. You open your Bible and get in the Word. You spend some time praying and you feel great. Reading through a great book, you highlight some excerpts that you decide that you will put in a blog post and add your own insights.