God Wants to Develop You

God Wants to Develop You

When you were in school, you would have to take regular tests. These tests let the teacher know where you stood on the material you needed to learn. If you were unable to pass these tests, then more assignments and more tests would have to be given. God also gives tests. God also gives tests. His tests show where we …

Join the Fight

Join the Fight

In the blockbuster film Inception, the main characters discovered a way to enter into another realm—the realm of dreams. While the dreams appeared to be as vivid and as authentic as the real world where they were currently sleeping, the dream realm was not their reality. Since the dream appeared to be real to all of their five senses, each character had …

Stop the Comparisons

Stop the Comparisons

On several of my shirts, I have my initials sewn onto the cuff—A.T.E. There will never be a question about whose shirts those are because my initials demonstrate that they are my shirts. I do this on the shirts that I have personally customized for me.  Now I have a number of other shirts that were bought off the rack. …

Witness the Impossible

Embrace the Unusual

Comebacks are God’s specialty. He loves turning around impossible circumstances. Joseph was taken from prison to the palace, and Christ was taken from the grave to resurrected glory. Our God relishes the chance to make the impossible possible. God is always with us, but sometimes we don’t sense His presence in our lives because we’re so busy with our own …

Embrace the Unusual

Embrace the Unusual

Comebacks are God’s specialty. He loves turning around impossible circumstances. Joseph was taken from prison to the palace, and Christ was taken from the grave to resurrected glory. Our God relishes the chance to make the impossible possible. Our God relishes the chance to make the impossible possible. Consider the story of Jesus teaching at the beach. He climbed into …