Monthly Archives: April 2016

THE DANGER OF PRIDE

What is “the lie” that people are so inclined to believe? It is the word first spoken to Eve in the garden “you will be like God”. This one lie has led more men astray that any other in the … Continue reading

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LIVING THE TRUTH

We spend a lot of time talking about and studying the Word, but we need to be diligent about living it out as well. People, including our kids, are watching us for evidence of what it means to be a … Continue reading

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A Need for Brokenness

The word brokenness may strike fear in some people, but it’s really not a bad word. God doesn’t desire to break our spirits, but He wants to break that outer shell, the flesh that prevents Him from being all He … Continue reading

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Perseverance Pays

In the early years when we were building our ministry, Dave and I went through a lot of difficult tests. I needed to work on my attitude. We needed to work on our marriage and how we handled money. For … Continue reading

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Does God Prefer Polyester or Denim?

I used to be so judgmental about the way some people dressed. Not long ago, I thought that I couldn’t wear jeans while I was teaching at a conference, but my son said to me, “Do you really think that … Continue reading

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INSTANT GRATIFICATION

One of the best examples of the danger of instant gratification is this familiar Bible story. Esau was hungry after a long day of hunting, and he couldn’t wait for dinner. He smelled Jacob’s stew and he had to have … Continue reading

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Prudence

A word we don’t hear much about today is prudence. It means “careful management: economy.” In the Bible, prudence, or prudent, means “being good stewards or managers of the gifts God has given us to use.” Those gifts include time, … Continue reading

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