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The Other Side of Your Yes

The Other Side of Your Yes

Originally written for Speak Up Conference Blog. I was reading online the other day that there are over ONE MILLION books published every year. I know this number shouldn’t surprise me, but it does.  It always amazes me when I walk into the bookstore and see rows and rows of shelves jam-packed with books. I think to myself, why would I write a book? These books are presumably are saying the same thing I ought to say. But recently I was reminded (once again) that God has asked me to write and, sadly, I have not been very obedient. When

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Go & Do or Wait & See

Go & Do or Wait & See

About a year ago, I was looking for my “next step”, but I could not figure out what it was. It left me frustrated and anxious. Then my mentor asked me, “What do you think God is asking you to do—go and do or wait and see? Sometimes faith means to put the impossible into action and other times faith means having the courage to wait on God. Where are you right now? Is He asking you to go and do or wait and see?  Comment below! I had to be still and trust in God, and eventually, His plan

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Called to Create

Called to Create

“In the beginning, God created.” The first thing that God reveals about himself is not that he is almighty, powerful, loving or gracious. The first thing He shows us is that He is a creator. Many Christians don’t feel called to their work because they feel it needs to be more ‘eternally significant’ such as a pastor or over-seas missionary. But God calls us to do other things to better His Kingdom. In the beginning, God called Adam to work as a gardener. Although we may be tempted to view this job title as “secular” or even “meaningless”, Adam’s work was

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Always on Time

Always on Time

He said to them, “Why make a commotion and weep? The child has not died, but is asleep.” Mark 5:39 (NASB) In a world full of pain and suffering, it’s hard to find hope, and nearly impossible to expect a miracle. But as I read Mark 5 today, I see something on the horizon that not only looks like hope; it might just be the miracle I’ve been believing for.One of my favorite attributes of God is that He is omnipotent (omni=all; potent=powerful). He not only promises to never leave us (Deuteronomy 31:6), He has the ability to unleash unlimited

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