WWUTT: Don’t Go to Church, Be the Church?

It’s kinda funny – the amount of churches saying, “Don’t GO to church BE the Church!”As witty as they think that is, they are inadvertently telling people not to go to church. Really, guys? Don’t go to church? Nevertheless, they throw this message on signs, bumper stickers and other graphics… they even make it a slogan for their congregation or sermon series. Hey everybody, don’t go to our church! A few have altered it a little by adding the word “just”, as in “Don’t JUST go to church; be … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 155: The Very. Best. Thing

[display_podcast]Get ready for a well-deserved pat on the back, and a hearty, “Well done!”In addition to that, welcome to Luke’s heartwarmingly endearing introduction of two precious women: Martha and her sister Mary.As you are about to hear in this PODCAST, this delightful little story now brings us full circle in our discussion of the Return of the Seventy from their very first mission’s trip.You might remember that while debriefing their by-all-accounts exuberantly successful e … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 118: Come Away With Me

[display_podcast] “I know everything about you, Dixie.  I know what you have need of.  Sometimes there is a battle going on over you that you sense but cannot see.  You are a danger to your enemy.  You are strong in me and he doesn’t like it.  My warriors are very busy on your behalf.  Always remember, I Am never too late.  My timing is always perfect, even if you can’t see why you had to wait.  I love you.”  ♥ Jesus I am reminded about the day my husband and I decided to go walking on a well-k … [Read more...]

Transform: Pure in Heart in Business

(The following was originally published at CareyGreen.com)In Matthew 5:8, Jesus tells us: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” What does it mean to be "pure in heart" and how does it relate to doing business as a Christian? I think that what Jesus is getting at here is a very core principle – not just for business people, but for life. You see, the Bible also tells us that our hearts are deceitful and desperately wicked above all things (Jeremiah 17:9). So, a pure heart … [Read more...]

Transform: How to be Merciful in Business

(The following was originally published at CareyGreen.com.)In Matthew 5:7, Jesus said: "Blessed are the merciful for they shall receive mercy.” But, what does this have to do with business?  How can we apply this to our careers?Well, firstly, we need to remember to have mercy towards our clients and customers.  It’s just a fact of life (and business) that clients don’t always have their act together.  They send important documents, contracts and other things late; they don’t always foll … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 116: Is Your Bucket Empty?

[display_podcast]“I don’t know what is wrong with me”, she said.“No matter what I do or who I am with it is never enough.  I feel depleted and I don’t’ know what I need.   I over eat.  I drink too much.  I work like crazy.  I am a failure at exercise.  My husband isn’t meeting my needs.  What is my problem?”I have heard the story countless times as a Life Coach.It is the same story with men, but in a different vernacular.“I’m not enough for her.”“I work and work and still … [Read more...]


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