Expectations based on the Promises of God come through Fellowship


Expectations of others comes through days, weeks, months and years of interacting with them and getting the same response from them over time. This year, I’m celebrating my 56rd birthday. I thank God for family and friends who I’ve received well wishes from. The cards and gifts that I’ve received have really made me feel appreciated. As I sit here reflecting back on my life and going through childhood memories stored away in my mind, one distinct memory I have is of my Uncle John. Continue reading

Keeping your Eyes on Jesus During any Challenge Produces Victory

eyes on jesusKeeping your eyes on Jesus during any challenge produces victory. Victory in life is a mindset. Having a mindset to run your race with endurance and determination to finish seals victory for the Christian.

Hebrews 12:1-2 – Therefore, having so vast a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, and throwing off everything that hinders us and especially the sin that so easy entangles us, let us keep running with endurance the race set before us fixing our attention on Jesus, the pioneer and perfector of the faith….NIV Continue reading

Trusting God is a Matter of the Heart

Trusting God is a Matter of the Heart

We were born to trust and we do it all day every day without giving it a second thought. For the Christian, trusting God should come just as easily.

We eat at restaurants without seeing our food being prepared, trusting that the food we eat will nourish our bodies and not harm them. We take the advice of our doctors trusting that their recommendations will help and not harm us. Continue reading

Power vs Authority – Knowing Our Rights in Christ

Power vs Authority

Power vs Authority: JB was one of the sharpest recruits in my academy class. She was a great communicator, which is one of the most important tools to be equipped with as a Law Enforcement officer.

JB stood approx. 5’2″ and weighed about 110 lbs. She graduated at the top of our class academically. After graduation, we both were assigned to a maximum security male jail facility. Continue reading

Understanding God Begins at Knowing His Intentions Toward Us

Understanding Goes Deeper Than Words

Proverbs 4:7
Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
King James Version (KJV)

I don’t like to be misunderstood. It hurts even more when I take the time to convey a message in the best way I know how but still am misunderstood. The bible has a lot to say about wisdom and understanding. Continue reading

Head Faith vs Heart Faith


Faith comes primarily in two forms. Head faith and Heart faith. Head faith accepts situations and circumstances to be true, but relies on facts to substantiate its belief.  Heart faith is knowing with the heart without needed anything to validate or substantiate its belief.  Continue reading

The Making of a Super Disciple

The Making of a Super Disciple

Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed on Him, “If you continue in my Word, then you are my disciples indeed, and you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free” John 8:31-32. I’d like to focus on a few words in the above verse. CONTINUE….THEN….INDEED….KNOW….and MAKE. At face value these few words might seem insignificant but let’s examine the scripture a bit closer. Continue reading

Believe With Your Heart – The Source of Immovable Faith

believe with your heart

Believe with your heart and no contradictory circumstance can move you. Nothing can shake your confidence when you believe with your heart.

Example: Is there anything I could do or say to persuade you that the name you’ve gone by all your life isn’t actually your name? Continue reading