This Fall I am going to try something different with my Monday Motivations. This Adrienne Baillon Houghton kicks off what I am going to attempt to actually bring. I am going to bring you real world applications and ways of living your walk. I don’t know what your exact walk is, but I am going … More Monday Motivation: The Real’s Adrienne Bailon Houghton Gets Real On Faith
What is true humility and why should we make it a characteristic mark of our life and action? True humility is not feeling bad about yourself, or having a low opinion of yourself, or thinking of yourself as inferior to others. True humility frees us from preoccupation with ourselves, whereas a low self-opinion tends to … More Sunday Meditation: Humility Is Not A Bad Thing
Are you critical towards others, especially those who are close to you? The most severe critics are often people very familiar to us, a member of our family, a relative, neighbor, student, or worker we rub shoulders with on a regular basis. Jesus could do no mighty works in his hometown because the people who … More Sunday Meditation: Lay Down Criticism
Do not live in fear. Jesus tells his followers to not be fearful or anxious about their present lives and future security (Luke 12:32). He urges them to sell their possessions and to give their money to those who need it most – especially those who have nothing to provide for their present needs and … More Sunday Meditation: Fear Not
Just as a drag-net catches every kind of fish in the sea, so the church acts as God’s instrument for gathering in all who will come. Just as the drag-net does not or cannot discriminate, so the church does not discriminate between the good and the bad, the useless and the useful. God’s kingdom is … More Sunday Meditation: Know the Meaning of Old Treasure Vs New
Prayer is more than recitation of words. Prayer is engagement of communication between you and the creator. Prayer should be something that is more than a burden. Just start talking with God, in conversation, the way you would with a loving father. You can keep your prayers short. Don’t feel guilty if a sentence or two … More Sunday Meditation: Pray Unceasingly
Mary and Martha, who are sisters, open their home to Jesus as he travels with his disciples. As Martha hurries to ensure the preparations, Mary simply sits at the feet of Jesus and listens to the wisdom of Christ. Martha then says to Jesus, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do … More Sunday Meditation: Are You Mary or Martha?