Why Our Subjective Feelings Need God’s Objective Truth

We should seek the Lord’s will through the reading and study of His Word, prayer, and the wise counsel of others. I emphasize “wise” to discourage counsel only from those who automatically agree with us and are not committed to speaking God’s truth.

What Do You Call God When You Pray?

Thanks to the Lord Jesus, God is our Father. We may address Him as Father (what a privilege!) and trust Him to be a loving Father.

Mentoring Can Be a Two-Way Street

While increasingly accepted and encouraged in the business world, I wish it was happening more in church world. Instead, I find many pastors and church leaders threatened by younger generations, often resulting in keeping them from pivotal leadership roles and opportunities of influence.

Have These 10 Things Made Your Thankful List?

Our family is big. “…standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings.” 1 Peter 5:9

The Crisis of Christian Leadership

Many Christian leaders appear to be suffering from a lack in their spiritual formation.

Contentment Is the True Measure of Godliness

The false idea that prosperity brings contentment is nothing new. Paul warned Timothy and the church at Ephesus about false teachers—first-century equivalents to modern prosperity theology proponents—who were “depraved in mind and deprived of the truth, imagining that godliness is a means of gain” (1 Timothy 6:5).

How the Devil Twists the Truth to Keep Us From Praying

Here are eight true statements Satan uses to put a stop to the most powerful force in the world, the prayers of God’s people…

The Benefits of Conflict

A little conflict will force us to find methodologies for dealing with problems so we will not be blind-sided when major trouble arrives.

How Can I Keep Trusting God If He Hasn’t Answered My Deepest Prayers?

We impoverish God in our minds when we say there must be answers to our prayers on the material plane; the biggest answers to our prayers are in the realm of the unseen.

You Need to Hear (and Share) These Life-Giving Truths

I once had a pastor say, “Ron, you’re a giant killer!” He encouraged me to kill giants for the Kingdom of God. It changed the trajectory of my life. I possibly wouldn’t be serving the church as I am today without those words. They came at just the right time in my life.