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The Love Risk

First, love risks total commitment. Does it hit you from out of the blue, and then you just fall in love like it’s a ditch or something? No. Love is not an accidental arrow because, if it were, then you could just fall out of love, and that’s what a lot of people think happens […]

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A Series of Arrows

Once you confuse attraction with real love, you can rest assured that you are going to get hit with the arrow of unrealistic expectations. You see, most people buy into the myth that if two people are really meant to be together, then everything will sort of just click. It will just fall into place. It […]

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A Sovereign God

The fury of the storm contains God’s goodness because it gets me to the place I need to be. It gets me to where I need to be in life. Joseph said, what you did to try to steal the dream was the very thing God used to fulfill the dream. That unexpected change that […]

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Growth of Character

God’s goodness prepared Joseph’s character to match the dream. God’s goodness is in the fury of the storm because it prepares my character to match the dream. Nothing is sadder than seeing someone with a great dream, but they don’t have the character to match the dream. We see that all the time with leaders […]

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A Dream of Purpose

Joseph’s dream was all about serving, and a dream from God will always serve others. A dream from God will also benefit the body of Christ. In Ephesians 1:22 it says, “The church, you see, is not peripheral to the world; the world is peripheral to the church. The church is Christ’s body in which […]

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My Coat of Pride

How can God make the bad things that come into my life, good? When things go wrong, how can there be God’s goodness in the middle of it?” God had revealed His dream for Joseph’s life, but there was a lot of pride in Joseph’s dream. Joseph was his father’s favorite, and so his father […]

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The Hand of God

There are times in our life when we are blindsided, and it’s hard for us to see what God’s up to. We are sort of blind to God’s goodness, and we’ve all been blindsided in life, but some of the blind sides are those hits that come from out of nowhere that knock you to […]

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One Month to Love | Day 30

“Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.” Joshua 1:8 (NIV) Congratulations on completing your One Month to Love Challenge!  You are growing in your relationships […]

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One Month to Love | Day 29

“For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, and you have been given fullness in Christ, who is the head over every power and authority.”  Colossians 2:9-10 (NIV) Does it seem like some people have “more of God” than you do?  I’ve heard preachers say, “You just need more of […]

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One Month to Love | Day 28

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with My victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 (NLT) We all face times when we are afraid and discouraged.  We don’t know what to do or where to […]

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