Finding LIFE in the Sinai Desert by Pablo Giacopelli

Pablo is a friend in Israel. This will encourage you and more about Pablo here www.holdingonloosely.comClick here for video frameborder="0" width="600" height="335"> … [Read more...]

Growing From Seed to Maturity by Robert Ricciardelli

There is but one thing to do in life for all of us, and that is to grow. All of creation is about growth from seed to maturity. Without continual growth, especially spiritually, success has no meaning. We must internalize and personalize the absolute truth we have learned. Great revelation and awareness of how to truly live come to those who remain constant learners through every experience in their life. By growing and living in the authenticity of the truth we have come to know, truth becomes … [Read more...]

Why I Refuse to Give Up on the Local Church by Lee Grady

This is not a time for gloom and doom. The church can shine its brightest in a dark hour.When my friend Ferrell Hardison moved to the town of Princeton, N.C., in 1990, he began pastoring a Pentecostal church with 70 people. Founded in 1918, it was a tired, aging congregation with a tiny budget. Ferrell was the 25th pastor to lead the church, and some of his predecessors had stayed only a year or two. Not exactly a young pastor’s dream job!Today, the church has a new name—The Bridge—and … [Read more...]

The Love, Joy, and Peace of Imperfection by Robert Ricciardelli

Knowing ourselves and being willing to make mistakes are essential qualities that lead to gradual growth. To err is to be human, forgiveness divine, and grace abounds beyond our sins. God uses imperfection to understand His divine perfection, and uses weakness to create strength in us. Spiritual maturity gives us the ability to have peace and joy in an imperfect world. God loves us the way we are, and if God did not love imperfect people, He would have no one to love. We may admire angels, but … [Read more...]


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