Proverbs 22:7, “The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” Financial struggle is one of the most burdensome trials of our generation. Debt encumbers our future dreams, marriages, families, and even the next generation from experiencing financial freedom. How Did I Get Here? I am a millennial just trying... Continue Reading →
Has someone ever spoken a fallacy into your life? And, did you believe their statement, even if you knew it wasn’t true? If so, then it is time to silence the voice of oppression and allow the voice of God to speak into your life. It matters what voice you listen to.
Can I be honest? This past year has been a walk by faith journey financially. Just when I think we are getting ahead, we get set back. You may be thinking, “Well, maybe you're bad with money,” or, “I bet she isn't paying her tithes.” I'm not going to tell you I'm a money-saving guru,... Continue Reading →
The value of something is the price you are willing to pay for it. In the case of Impressionist art, an anonymous bidder at an NYC auction was willing to pay 110.7 million dollars for Claude Monet’s ‘Meules’ painting. 110.7 million dollars. If Monet only knew the impact his paintings would have in the 21-st century. You may... Continue Reading →
Why is it human nature to crave affection? Is a love extravagant gift? Candy hearts? Red roses? Is love three words spoken or the sensation of butterflies in one’s stomach? Or, is love putting your personal convictions aside to prove to someone you care about them more than you care about yourself? Is love a... Continue Reading →
“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” Psalm 91:1 A secret is concealed and classified information. When someone tells you a secret it is because they trust you with their dreams, their struggles, and their shame. And, when you share a treasured piece of... Continue Reading →
Have you ever questioned, "Did I make the right choice?" or "What should I do about this situation?" If you have, be encouraged. God desires to help guide you through every hill and valley of your life.
“But Moses said, “Pardon your servant, Lord. Please send someone else.” Then the Lord’s anger burned against Moses.” Exodus 4:13–14, NIV. Can you identify with Moses’ feelings of reluctance and inadequacy? “No God, not me, please choose someone else. Don’t you know my weaknesses and limitations?” Personally, I have been at this place an embarrassing... Continue Reading →
“He got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around his waist. After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around him.” John 13:4–5, NIV. The mood is somber; conversation is dismal, and the... Continue Reading →