May 15, 2019

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Transition Series – Be Led by the Spirit In Romans 8, it says that we are children of God and are all heirs of God and joint heirs with Jesus Christ. “Children” there is “teknon”. It’s the word for “teenager”. As children in the Lord, we have all the rights of scripture and all the […]

May 14, 2019

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Transition Series – Worship Him This is another simple thing to do in transition—worship Him. Put a CD on or sing your own words; just worship. Sometimes when I need direction, I will just get in my truck and drive with worship on. I’m not really going anywhere. I just need the solitude and the […]

May 13, 2019

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Transition Series – Lean Heavily on His Word When you are going through a time of change, you need to do more of the basics. Read your Bible. It’s not the time to do a study of eschatology or deep doctrinal study. Just go back to the basics. It’s very important to send time in […]

May 12, 2019

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Honoring Our Mothers Being a mother is a grace gift of God. Seeing your mom for who she is can be a grace gift, as well. Mothers carry you in the womb and they carry you in their hearts. Regardless of your activities or theirs, you are never far from their thoughts. Mothers who love […]

May 11, 2019

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Transition Series – Who Am I? Over my 25 years of ministry, I have at times thought I was each of the five-fold giftings. I thought I was a youth pastor. In fact, I was convinced of it! At another time, I thought I was a worship minister, then an evangelist, then on to a […]

May 10, 2019

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Transition Series – Desiring His Favor Over Conventional Wisdom Don’t allow preconceived ideas or your own understanding or common sense mess up His process. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths” (Proverbs 3:5-6; NASB). It […]

May 9, 2019

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Transition Series – Finding His Perfect Will Jesus says in John 7:17, “Anyone who wants to do the will of God will know whether my teaching is from God or is merely my own.” The principle here is, “If I’m willing to do His will, He will show me His will.” There have been times […]

May 8, 2019

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Transition Series – Pulling Aside to Find His Path I moved to Colorado Springs in the early 1990s, thinking I was going there from Dallas, TX, to take a year’s sabbatical and write. It was a difficult time for my family to make the move and seemed unwise, except for what I was feeling in […]

May 7, 2019

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Transition Series – Don’t trust Your Emotions I personally don’t trust my emotions, period. You can be in love with someone one day and not the next. You can hate your job one day and not the next. Did you know you really can feel differently depending on the barometric pressure? You might feel down […]

May 6, 2019

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Transition Series – Adapting to Winds of Change I’ve been studying some tropical trees that weather storms well. They can sway and bend almost to the ground in severe tropical winds. Their root structure is the key. Their root system must be very strong, very firm; immovable. However, up where the wind is blowing, they […]