Tag Archives: encouragment

The Gift that Keeps on Giving…

Encouragement is the gift that keep on giving.  It supersedes arguments of unbelief and outweighs any lack of outward success.  As I travel, I have noticed that churches that are healthy have pastors that are upbeat about life and have an ability to keep their focus on Christ rather than the present crisis in their […]

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WHEN NOTHING SEEMS TO BE HAPPENING…

Someone said that Romans 14 is divided into two different “refrains”.  The first half of the chapter is we should refrain from judging others and the second half we should refrain from offending each other.   I want to talk about the importance and need of building each other up through encouragement. This has a way […]

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WHATEVER YOU DO DON’T LOOSE YOUR JOY…

Do you remember the joy when you first came to know the Lord?  That thrill of everything is new and everything is cool and God is blessing you in every area of your life?  Why is it that so many Christians lose their joy?  Even people who are serving in ministry.  I’ve seen so many […]

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Bringing Out The Best In Others…

Perhaps the single most powerful way to succeed in life is to have more concern for our fellow human beings.  Normally, we are overwhelmingly concerned about ourselves, driven by our own personal interest, motives and ambitions.  However, the happiest people literally lose themselves in the feelings, thoughts, and aspirations of others. Are you ready to […]

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HOW TO GET THROUGH YOUR DARK VALLEYS…Part 4

“I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” As we stated last week, dark valleys and difficult times are inevitable. I wish it wasn’t true, but it is.  It is possible that you have just come out of a dark valley, or you may be […]

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HOW TO GET THROUGH YOUR DARK VALLEYS…Part 3

“I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” As we stated last week, dark valleys and difficult times are inevitable. I wish it wasn’t true, but it is.  It is possible that you have just come out of a dark valley, or you may be […]

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HOW TO GET THROUGH YOUR DARK VALLEYS… Part 2

“I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” As we stated last week, dark valleys and difficult times are inevitable. I wish it wasn’t true, but it is.  It is possible that you have just come out of a dark valley, or you may be […]

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HOW TO GET THROUGH YOUR DARK VALLEYS…

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.” Psalm 23:4 There is an old Arab parable that says:  All sunshine and no rain makes a desert.”  If you never have any down times, dark times, gloomy times in your life you’ll be dried up.  You’ll have […]

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