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Alive in Christ

As Christ-followers, we are commanded and warned to stay focused, alert, mindful, and watchful. We are to fix our minds and set our thoughts on certain things. We face several challenges: By nature, our minds and hearts are prone to wander. We have jobs and tasks that demand our attention. We have an enemy whose […]

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When God “Flips the Light Switch”

John 9 records the story of Jesus giving sight to a man who was blind from birth.  Try to feel what this man was feeling.  Close your eyes and imagine his life.  Feel the darkness, despair, confusion, discouragement, the frustration at his complete dependance on others.  Now imagine what this man felt when he opened […]

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Inundated with Information

Today we have so much information available to us, many people have analysis paralysis. Information overload. You would think information would lead to transformation, but that’s not necessarily the case. Information often leads to apathy and inactivity. We are notorious for attending workshops and seminars to gather more information on a particular topic. We feel […]

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Mental Rejuvenation

Throughout the Bible we are told to “be alert” and “stay on guard.” We are not to be like the masses who are lulled to sleep by the routine of each day (1 Thess. 5:6). The devil prowls about, looking for someone to devour, so be disciplined and alert (1 Peter 5:8). Renew your mind […]

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Aligning Your Vision with God’s Vision

“Where there is no vision , the people are unrestrained (wander aimlessly).”  Prov 29:18 How do I discover God’s vision for my life?  Is it general or specific? What happens to my dreams and hopes when I fully surrender them to God? Can I be “driven” as a Christ-follower?  How does that differ from worldly […]

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