Equipping Articles

Living Spirit Led

June 29, 2020

Can I be completely honest with you right now? I struggled for years trying to understand how to live “Spirit-led”. I don’t know if it’s because I hoped to find a step by step booklet (like “The Four Spiritual Laws”) that would guide me or if I expected God to…

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Calling: Taking the Next Step

June 21, 2020

For most people, the idea of embracing a calling is one we perceive everyone else but us has figured out. Seriously, from senior pastors to stay at home parents, many individuals and church leaders I coach first did the work to accept that embracing our life’s call is a lifelong…

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Obedience: Learning to Listen

June 15, 2020

  An obedient life is a blessed life. Benefits of obedience include joy, security in God’s love, God’s intimate presence, and His provision (Psalm 112:1, John 15:10, John 14:23). Isaiah 1:19 contains a simple and profound promise: “If you’ll willingly obey, you’ll feast like kings.” I’ll take that for 100,…

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Our Calling Right Now

June 8, 2020

How do we know what God is calling us to do right now, right where we are, in our current circumstances? If you haven’t read the article we posted a few weeks ago called “Are You Called” here is how we define two important terms to help us clarify our…

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Discerning God’s Will for My Life

June 1, 2020

    “What if I choose the wrong college? What if I choose the wrong major? Or I end up with the wrong guy? What if I miss God’s will for my life?”   These are questions I asked my dad as a senior in high school and truthfully, I…

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Jesus and His Calling

May 25, 2020

  “What was Jesus’ purpose on earth?”   If you have been around church for a little while or have done some Bible study before, you may give a short answer to that question that sounds something like “to save sinners,” “die for our sins,” or “reconcile us to God.”…

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Are You CALLED

May 18, 2020

When I met Jesus, I remember so many people throwing around the word “calling” or talk about being “called” to something. It was a mystery to me. I filled pages in my journal as a teen with questions asking God “what is my calling?” and “what am I called to…

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Rest For Your Soul

February 27, 2019

Sometimes I am so worn out that I just want to run away.  Run away from everything and everyone.  Find a little hole and climb into it with a big fluffy blanket and eat my face off…and hide.  I want to run away with my tail between my legs barking…

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Stubborn Feet

February 27, 2019

The rough journey to discovering how to work best within your personality.   I am, by nature, stubborn. Stubborn- justifiably unyielding This is my favorite definition of the word.  We live in a time when our ever-changing culture tries to cram all kinds of things down our throats.  From how…

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Influence

February 27, 2019

Matthew 5:13-16 tells us “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill…

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