Our culture, and the Christian subculture in particular, is couple’s focused. Special occasions, like Valentine’s Day, can feel isolating for those who don’t have a spouse Click To Tweet . Here are a few things you can do to encourage your single friends and family members: Notice Their Individuality Every
Have you ever noticed, that we learn more from the painful things in our lives than when everything is going fine? That’s why I write about how God redeems the pain and restores the promise in our lives. This time, I have a number of incredible friends sharing their stories
Do you live generously? Giving doesn’t give in to pettiness. It’s not about the showing of giving. It’s about the largeness of heart to live in generosity. Jesus watched the giving in the temple one day and he watched the great fanfare of the Pharisaical giving with the trumpet sounds
Do you have a large vision for your life? The Master’s key to living and giving is placed in the hands through the overflow of his goodness. We learn to give when we learn to seek God’s ways. Our life becomes abundant when we start living out of his abundant
Do you find yourselves rushing from place to place? Let’s approach Christmas with an expectant hush rather than the last minute rush. If we keep in mind the wonder and beauty of God being born on Earth, Emmanuel God with us. The miracle of Christmas is not in the moment,
Have you learned the joy of giving? The key to everything is giving. In God’s economy we can’t out give God. I remember the first time I learned to give. It was during Vacation Bible School and we were raising money for Africa. Everyday we would see a picture of
Do you want to grow closer to God and know his heart? As you and I learn to know God’s heart we will learn to cultivate true giving. Joy filled giving holds us close to the heartbeat of Jesus. It takes us past dead traditions into the arms of Jesus.