Transform: The ONE Thing That Derails Your Mindset More Than Anything and How To Fix It

We are God's most complex creations... which means there are TONS of things to get us off track in any given day. But there's ONE THING I've discovered that derails my mindset more than anything else. Can you guess what it is? It’s not life’s circumstances.  It’s not things people say to you.  Nor is it the way you are treated by others. It is… your feelings. Don’t get me wrong.  I’m not one of those guys who recommend suppressing or ignoring your emotions or that having feelings is a bad thin … [Read more...]

Blending Your StepFamily 55: Alienated

[display_podcast] I recently received a comment on a podcast I did entitled Ever Feel Like Giving Up?   In it I was speaking to the adults of stepfamilies and encouraging them not to give up though I understand it can be very hard at times. The comment I received was from a stepchild we’ll call JJ. This is part of what she wrote:“Step parents complaining about their step children is SO OFFENSIVE. So highly offensive. They FREELY CHOSE to have step children. The step children did not freely … [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...]