Reflections of Grace 129: Masks of Inferiority

[display_podcast]Most of us deal with fear by trying to be someone we are not.  We try to transform our image by presenting ourselves as someone other than who we really are.I did this for years.  I called it the Imposter Syndrome.Many of us try to reinvent ourselves, seeking healing and transformation over and over again, through impersonating who we want to be, not who we really are.This is most often because we don’t love and accept ourselves.But in the end of this mas … [Read more...]

School Circle 5: Investing our Talents and Saving our Nation with Bill Coate

[display_podcast]In this week’s show, Vince lays out in layman’s terms what stewardship really means.Being a good steward over what we are given – both physical items we own, as well as spiritual gift – boils down to what we read in Matthew 25:14-30, 14 “It will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them. 15 To one he gave five bags of gold, to another two bags, and to another one bag, each according to his ability. Then he went on his jour … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 124: Let it Go-True Surrender, Part 2

[display_podcast]“All to Jesus I surrender, all to Him I freely give.”Really?Do you sing that song and truthfully think of its meaning and embrace all that it suggests?What are you surrendering?A few years ago through a season when God was teaching me to “let go” of those things I could not control; for some odd reason I felt that my obsessing would somehow change the circumstance in another person’s life or even my own.  After much agony and defeat, I finally began to get it … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 122: Finding the Courage to Walk Out of Your Pain

[display_podcast]“Jennifer” came to me for coaching… a broken person, chained to a very unhealthy relationship, unable to break free; trying to make peace with her abusive childhood and years of abuse to follow–in a place she thought she would never be free of, and miserable inside.I discerned right away her servant’s heart and her desire to reach out to others that were hurting or needing to know that someone cares.You see, God used her past to equip Jennifer to have a heart of not  … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series 11: Is Your Worldview Really Biblical? part 5

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgYou can train your emotions.Contrary to prevailing opinions in today’s culture, you don’t have to be a victim of your emotions.  You don’t have to behave a particular way simply because you feel a particular way.Sometimes your emotions are wrong.In actuality, your feelings are like a dispenser of permission slips if you use them as your barometer of what is right and wrong.We all must constantly make … [Read more...]