WHEN GOD DEFENDS YOU

A look into God's relationship with Moses

Moses was a man who had a unique relationship with God that was different than any other person in the Bible. Chosen by God to lead the nation of Israel; a nation that was continually rebellious against the God who intervened on their behalf with signs and wonders (Num 14, v. 22). Moses carried with him […]

Moses

FAITH VERSUS FEAR: A LESSON FROM NUMBERS 13

The report after 40 days of spying

In Numbers 13:25-33 we have the twelve spies giving their scouting report to Moses and the people after spending forty days in the land of Canaan (v.25). These spies were not just ordinary men, but leaders in their father’s tribes (v. 2) and their names were Shammua, Shaphat, Caleb, Igal, Joshua, Palti, Gaddiel, Gaddi, Ammiel, Sethur, […]

Faith versus Fear

5 REASONS GOD MAKES US WAIT

Learning Why Waiting is Part of the Process

Waiting is a part of everyday life and is rarely fun. From lines at airport security and traffic during rush hour, anxiety and feeling tense often accompany our desire to get somewhere faster than what we are able. Some people deal with waiting better than others, but waiting is still a roadblock or temporary barrier […]

3 KEY PRINCIPLES FROM RICK WARREN TO FOCUS ON WHEN SEEKING SUCCESS IN MINISTRY

Saddleback Church is one of the largest churches in America. The Senior Pastor Rick Warren, not only leads this congregation but is also the author of The Purpose Driven Life. According to charismanews.com, The release of The Purpose Driven Life significantly increased Warren’s national and international influence. In 2005, Time listed him among “The 100 […]

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

Answering the nearly impossible question

I recently read an article in Forbes by Jeff Boss called “What Success Really Looks Like.” In the article, Jeff talks about a brainstorming meeting where they came up with 19 different statements to clearly communicate what success and winning look like in an environment of work and life. Success and winning look differently to […]

10 CHARACTERISTICS OF FUTURE LEADERSHIP AND BUILDING GREAT CHURCHES

Change is inevitable which means that both how you lead and what you lead will look different in the future. Leaders grow and adapt to environments to maintain influence and maximum efficiency. For church leadership, it is important to change without compromising truth and integrity of God’s Word but remains relevant in both methods and […]