From July, 2014

Today’s truth!

God empowers gifts in  E V E R Y O N E. The open hand of God has given to everyone. That includes you, now don’t stop believing and go get it! You can!  Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone. (1 Corinthians 12:4-6 ESV)

Practice & Prepare

FIFA World Cup is a buzz at our house today, especially after yesterday’s crushing defeat of Brazil by Germany.  They were outplayed by Germany, and the opportunity for a World Cup lost.   Today, I sit watching my daughter, sweat with a smile through the training of soccer camp!      It’s a UK camp focusing on the fundamentals of “futbol” and as I listen to the coach instruct the girls I noted a correlation to spiritual training.  To play well in the game season she must have the discipline of training.   Great teams prepare well.  They don’t run…

July 4th

Happy 4th of July For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. (Galatians 5:13 ESV) This 4th I challenge you to take a moment and thank God for the country  you call home. Give thanks for the liberty, and pray for the brave. And then as your fireworks light up, sparklers fizzle in your hand, or you catch some form of the celebration from afar bow your head in humble thanks.  And then when the truths of gratitude are felt, let your praise…