Success is good, right? But what is “success”? A lot of people think of it in terms of career advancement, or money, or popularity. We can even try to be “successful” when it comes to our faith. We want to be successful at praying more or reading our Bibles or serving in a particular ministry or … Continue reading Unhealthy vs healthy “success”
Ever wonder why you're not getting ahead? Why you're not making gains on your goals in life? Maybe this will help.
I’m a big fan of building yourself up, of encouraging yourself for the journey. But there are times when we can get so focused on getting ahead—in life, at work, in our achievements, and even in our spiritual lives—that we start to think we’re better than other people. Recently in my small group a friend … Continue reading Trampling others down
Do you have goals for your life but get frustrated about how to get from A to K? If so, take this very practical step.
2 Timothy 1:7 "For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control." (ESV) Today's Thought Fear is the thousand-pound invisible monster that is always waiting in the wings to take up residence in your heart. Once he gets in he mauls your confidence and dreams with his stinky … Continue reading A great defense against long-term failure