What to Do When Things Look Hopeless
I have dealt with many apparently hopeless situations in my life, as well as in the lives of those people I have pastored and ministered to. And what I have discovered is that what a believer has done prior to facing their desperate situation, and what they are doing in the middle of it, completely determines if they come out on the other side victorious and as an overcomer or not. And I for one, have determined to be an overcomer. To be an overcomer we need to not only learn about faith but hope as well. Hope is the blueprint Continue Reading
I Found A Good Thing
When I was thirteen, my dad retired from the United States Naval Base where he had worked in civil service much of his adult life. Children as a rule are not privy to these things, but somewhere along the lines prior to his retirement, my parents had discussed and determined to move away from the area where the naval base is located, to another California city a few hours away. But what I can remember about this time is that once I found out we would be moving, I was not happy to be leaving the only home I had Continue Reading
How To Turn Your Situation Around
I remember being in my late teens when I heard a minister state the following: “It’s not what happens to you in life that defeats you. It’s how you respond to what happens to you in life that can defeat you.” So as a teenager, hearing these words for the first time, my take away from that statement was that the problems and negative circumstances I would face in life, do not have the ability to defeat me, unless I handle the situations in the wrong way. And many of us have handled some of the attacks of the enemy in Continue Reading