Don’t Get Caught up in the Competition!
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Don’t Get Caught up in the Competition!

The Olympic Games are a highly anticipated and tremendously popular worldwide competition. Each country’s athletes are pitted against one other to see who is the best in their sport. But what do we do when healthy competition turns to jealousy, and brings out the worst in people? In Daniel 6, we see a plot to...

All Valuable Diamonds must be Cut!
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All Valuable Diamonds must be Cut!

When you think of a diamond, value, perfection and beauty come to mind, but what about struggle and pressure? Too often, we focus on the beauty of certain results, but forget the process it takes to get there. Like the pressure a diamond endures, what if your challenges are meant to reveal your true beauty?...

Take the Scenic Route!
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Take the Scenic Route!

Everyone who’s taken a road trip before has had to make a choice; do they take the most direct path, or do they take the scenic route? A lot of people just want to get there as quickly as possible, but some opt for the road less traveled. There may come a time in your...

When God Rights Our Wrongs
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When God Rights Our Wrongs

Have you ever had to remind yourself of the age-old saying, “everybody makes mistakes”? Though it can help us feel better, brushing off our mistakes isn’t always an option. When faced with the consequences of certain mistakes, it is easy to wallow in guilt and the fact that nothing can undo what we did. In...

Build Your Life on Something Worthwhile
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Build Your Life on Something Worthwhile

If you were to take a step back and consider all that you’ve accomplished, what would be your defining achievement? Maybe it would be the successful business, or perhaps that dream car. Though these things are not necessarily bad, they matter far less to God. The assignment God has for our lives should be our...

Don’t Do What’s Easy; Do What’s Right.
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Don’t Do What’s Easy; Do What’s Right.

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Last time, I wrote about what it’s like to hit rock bottom, and how God can use it to teach us. I also pointed out that the key to turning a negative circumstance into a positive one is having the correct response. Responding appropriately when we are knocked down is important, but...

You May Be at the Bottom, but God Will Pull You Up!
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You May Be at the Bottom, but God Will Pull You Up!

Rock bottom is a common term we’ve all used to describe a stage in life that we all hope to avoid. It’s a place where everything seems wrong, nothing is going your way, and it feels like things just couldn’t get any worse. Maybe you’ve been before, or maybe you are there now. Your rock...