Weekly Challenge 10-11-17

“When you know who you are, you’ll live with deep confidence in God’s calling. Rather than living a timid, halfhearted, shallow Christianity, you’ll boldly live in the confidence of the God who believes in you.” Craig Groeschel, Altar Ego “For the Lord will be your confidence, And He will keep your foot from being caught.” Proverbs 3:26 NKJV…

Weekly Challenge 10-05-17

“Want to leave an eternal impact? A legacy of grace? For God to use you to transform lives? Then be intentional about your spiritual growth. The best evidence for the gospel is a life changed.” ~Jennifer Slattery “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is…

Weekly Challenge 9-28-17

“Fear grows in the shadow of timidity. Fear shrinks in the light of courage.” ~Chaka Heinze   “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.” 2 Timothy 2:1 (NIV) “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love…

Weekly Challenge 9-21-17

“Words like surrender and submit can leave a bad taste in our mouth. We look at those words as if we are failures, quitters, or giving up. Surrender in the right time, the right place and to the right one can also bring peace, hope and a future no longer dependent on our circumstances.” ~Lyndsey…

Weekly Challenge 9-14-17

“It’s relatively easy to serve Christ in our safe Christian bubbles or in our planned and church-supported outreach events. It’s another matter entirely to live for Christ in our neighborhoods and at the workplace.” ~Jennifer Slattery “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Those exact words appear in seven Scripture verses. (Leviticus 19:18, Matthew 19:19, Mark 12:31,…

Weekly Challenge 9-7-17

“Jesus makes it clear that forgiveness is always the expected response.” ~Kristen Terrette A quick check of an NIV study Bible shows the root word “forgive” being used in ninety-six Scripture verses. Clearly, Jesus wanted to grab our attention concerning this topic. Jesus’ interaction with Peter when He told the parable about the unmerciful servant…

Weekly Challenge 8-31-17

“Nothing will be wasted; God will use everything in your life to fulfill His vision for you.” ~Craig Groeschel, “Altar Ego” “Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in…

Weekly Challenge 8-24-17

“Dying to ourselves means relinquishing control. Relinquishing our rights and expectations so that we can please Christ above all. It’s trusting Him to lead us toward His very best and it’s viewing everything through an eternal perspective.” ~Jennifer Slattery “Then he said to them all: ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and…

Weekly Challenge | August 10, 2017

“If we want to have the mind of Christ, to discover His will, we need to immerse ourselves in His thoughts—His Word—daily. As we do, our thinking changes, and we begin to think like Him.” ~Jennifer Slattery To know God! What a gift to truly know His will and desires. As Jennifer’s quote points out…

Weekly Challenge 8-3-17

Have you ever found this quote by John C. Hutchison to be true? “God may be doing His greatest work in situations when He seems entirely absent.”