Let the world know what you live for…not what you fall for!
When you SEE into the invisible, you will DARE to do the impossible!
Moving forward implies MOTION when in all actuality it may be simply standing STILL and seeing the salvation of the Lord.
You can lose your MONEY. You can lose your FRIENDS. You can lose your JOB and you can lose your MARRIAGE…and still recover…as long as there is HOPE. Never lose HOPE.
There has never been a meaningful life built on easy street.
I must admit, that I have learned more from my negative experiences than I have ever learned from my positive one.
Faith UP! Your purpose is GREATER than all your PROBLEMS.
I would rather live short and right then long and wrong.
Every great leader can take you back to a defining moment when they decided to lead
A true dreamer is one who knows how to navigate in the dark”.
One should measure their life by the faith they embrace and the relationships they cherish
I have learned that the harder you fall…the higher you bounce!
Coming to the END of MYSELF and all SELF effort…seems to be the very point that God steps in and shows HIMSELF to be more than ENOUGH.
Leaders in OVER their heads is the mere result of getting ahead of their intended SEASON.
There are two kinds of leaders, cowboys and Shepherds. Cowboys drive and Shepherds lead.
Life seems to be fashioned and formed best out of the obstacles that seem unbearable.
I have not learned a single lesson, been inspired or impacted by another person’s life void of negative experiences.
The real architect of a life is the hard and almost impossible circumstances one faces.
True leaders bring out your personal best. They ignite your human potential”.
The secret to strong leaders is that strong leaders are strong because they have been tempered by the negative. They have discovered the secret of combining the negative and the positive to PRODUCED their very own POWER plant!
Living life ONCE is enough…if you live life RIGHT.
Life of any real value or substance is not formed during good times merely enjoyed.
Cream always rises to the top…so do good leaders”.
I refuse to live life with unsettled differences”.
The IMPOSSIBLE is ONLY relevant to those who NEVER attempt it…otherwise it is ABSTACT and MEANINGLESS
Stop counting your “years” and start enjoying your “seasons”.
It’s not just picking the right friends. It is being the right friend.
Belief has the power to change your inner state and your outer world.
If you perceive right you receive right. If you perceive wrong you receive wrong.
I define my life not by the things I have done, but by the people I have loved.
My life has far exceeded my expectations not because of my own personal efforts or mindset but because of my friends who have enriched my existence
Too many in the Church today are likes babies in the nursery,they put everything in their mouth.
”You will never reach your dreams without honoring others along the way.
Many have exchanged the touch of God for the applause of men
Grace is not a little prayer you say before you eat. It is a way of life. Eph 2:8,9
You can stop a raging forest fire, a herd of stampeding buffalo or even a runaway freight train, but you can’t stop a good man”.
The law provides expert diagnosis of our sin problem, but the law does not provide the cure to our sin problem. Only Jesus can!
The Holy Spirit never draws attention to Himself. He always points to and reveals Jesus.
Wearing your feelings on your sleeve will end up being a chip on your shoulder.
Life should be lived more from the heart than the head.
Jesus conformed to our image so we could be transformed into His likeness.
The burden of sin leads you to the need of a savior
The sin of man was placed on a sinless Savior. 2 Cor. 5:21
Grace makes us inwardly RIGHT so we walk outwardly UPRIGHT
Grace is not just enough, it is more than enough. 2 Peter 1:2
When you GIVE under “compulsion” or “Grudgingly” you are giving under the LAW of giving and NOT the GRACE given for giving. God loves a cheerful (thankful) giver, which is giving under GRACE. 2 Cor 9:7
When you GIVE under “compulsion” or “Grudgingly” you are giving under the LAW of giving and NOT the GRACE given for giving.
The Holy Spirit will always point people to the finish work of Jesus
There is an obsession in the Church with sin management. People think more about their sins than about their redemption through Jesus
Jesus conformed to our image so we could be transformed into His likeness
The law says do good be right. Grace says Jesus made you right so now you are good.
Your life is a witness to the world of a loving savior and His redemptive plan for man.
The law provides expert diagnosis of our sin problem, which is absolutely essential. But the law does not provide the cure to our sin problem. Only Jesus can save us from our sin problem.
The Law was never given to gentiles but to Jews only, so why do so many gentiles struggle today with mixing law and grace?
Spiritual maturity is not defined by how well one applies Biblical principles to “suppress sin”.
The LAW points you to self-efforts. GRACE points you to the finished work of Jesus Christ.
The sin and guilt of the human race was imputed to the spotless lamb of God, Jesus Christ when He became the sin offering for the world.
Never compromise the glorious Gospel. It is the Gospel “from” Christ and not merely a Gospel “about” Christ. Gal 1:6-12
Jesus said when you pray say “Our Father which art in heaven.” He did not say “Our Judge which art in heaven”. #grace #gospel
You have FALLEN from Grace when you seek to be Justification by your own self effort (the Law). Gal 5:4 AMP
The Church is not called to overthrow government but to influence culture.
It is not the balance in your check book that makes life count. It is the investment one makes in the lives of others.
Life should be lived more from the heart and less from the head.
Wherever the plan of God takes you, the grace of God will sustain you.
Refuse to be content with the knowledge of God. Insist on experiencing His presence.
So many today want merely to be familiar with Jesus in contrast to being intimate with Him.
The burden of sin leads you to the need for a Savior.
Reading the scriptures through the lenses of the Law you see God as unapproachable, through the lenses of Grace you see the outstretched arms of Jesus saying “come”.
The fire of God comes where ever there is a sacrifice.
Repentance is not merely turning away from your sin but turning to the Lamb who takes away your sin. “Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world”. 1 John 1:29
Spiritual maturity is not defined by how well one applies Biblical principles to “suppress sin”. If you are capable of suppressing your sins or managing them, you would have no need for a Redeemer.
ritual maturity is not defined by how well one applies Biblical principles to “suppress sin”. If you are capable of suppressing your sins or managing them, you would have no need for a Redeemer.
The “Gospel” is not a sermon title or the name of a book in the Bible. The Gospel is the person of Jesus Christ and it is the power of God to bring people to salvation. Romans 1:16
I am relentlessly determine to be occupied with Jesus Christ and His Glorious Gospel and nothing else.
Grace (the Gospel) is under attack today simply because it reveals the GOODNESS of God. Nothing reveals the GOODNESS of God more than grace.
We have taught this generation how to “market” the Gospel but we have neglected to encourage them to “preach” the Gospel.
We have created a culture of leadership “development” in the Church at the expense of ignore the ministry of the Church to making disciples.
Grace is not a doctrine or a religion. It is a person, Jesus Christ.
I find that I keep offering God my service when what He wants is my fellowship
The Church is Christ’s witness to the world of a loving savior and His redemptive plan for man.
Authentic leaders are often accused of being “controlling” by those who idly sit by and do nothing
Jesus did not command us to “develop” leaders. He commanded us to make “disciples”. The world “develops” leaders, the Church “disciples” them. The two are not the same.
The cross has two sides to it. One side is what Jesus did for us. He forgave us our sins. The other is the God side. God now lives in man!
Many pastors have been reduced to secular “mentors” and “coaches” in exchange for authentic disciplers of men.