What is your “Why”?

Why do you do what you do? Seriously, whether it’s your work, your school, your exercise, your diet, your bill-paying, your church attendance…WHY do you do what you do? We all have ‘Why’s‘ that we operate under, although we often don’t think about them. Sometimes our ‘why‘ is very superficial–‘I go to work because I […]

“Hold Fast”, or Let Go?

What are the things in your life that you Hold On to? The things that are priorities–such that, whenever other things are going crazy, you prioritize ‘this’? Is it a Relationship? Your Money? Your Health? Your Faith? Many times, the things we ‘hold fast’ to are good–the foundational things in our lives (our relationship with […]

How Do You KNOW?

Should you go to that movie? Should you post that link? Should you read that book? Should you eat that…or drink that? Should you say that to that person?   Living as a Christian can be overwhelming at times–especially when you’re new to the faith. After all, many of the things you used to do/say/share/etc. […]

Prayer and Fasting #3–Are You Thirsty?

Have you ever been really thirsty? Maybe after a round of Basketball in the driveway, or after mowing the lawn on a hot summer day? What do you do? When I was a kid I’d play basketball almost all summer long at my friend Rob’s house. Afterward, we’d go in and have an ice-cold Mountain […]

Does God Really Love Us?

We often hear, and often say, ‘God Loves You’! Do we really believe it? Seriously…do you? Are you CONVINCED that God love you? Here’s why I ask: I grew up believing in God, but honestly, not really believing that He cared all that much about me–Dave–as a person. I certainly did not operate my life […]

Faith…ACTIVE Faith!

Think of your faith again. Is it merely ‘intellectual assent’? Is it merely a system of beliefs that have you assured of forgiveness for sins now,  and going to heaven when you die? God wants it to be SO much more! Look at Hebrews, Ch. 11:  Not only does it tell us what faith is (v. […]