Is Jesus all we need or does the world actually need more than Jesus? The answer is yes. In order to answer the question, we’ll look at how Jesus fulfills our needs through the classic psychology theory of American psychologist Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and compare that to scripture.
The marriage covenant is often misunderstood or overlooked. However, it could be the most powerful concept in the Bible if properly understood. Once grasped, the language of marriage is easy to see throughout the Bible and is most prevalent in the words of Jesus.
What do you do as a Christian leader when the problem is so big that you don’t do anything at all to stop it? God’s not called us to stop it, He’s called us to move so that He can do the work. It’s the practical nature of that move that I want to talk about today.
The word covenant means more than you think it does. Although there are similarities between a contract and a covenant they are nothing alike. One says, “I will,” vs, “If you.” One says, “I Promise,” vs, “You agree.” One is forever and the other limited by time and easily terminated.
Whether we’ve been affected by the virus, hornets, storms or earthquakes or not, the constant barrage of information and propaganda is draining our mental batteries. However, these experiences aren’t new, and the Bible gives us some clear instructions on how to fight and overcome negative thoughts.
Welcome to the wilderness. A time when circumstances seem to be opposed to our “life plan.” A time when God feels distant or silent. God uses this wilderness period to refine us like precious metal and to prepare us for our calling, a calling to be Kings and Queens.
Going from starting a business to becoming a missional business isn’t easy. It’s not dissimilar to the same process many describe for the journey of life. For many, this is just the story of their life, one that strives for success. However, a few individuals go from success to significance. How does a business do this?
We face challenges or puzzles in each season of our life. Often the solution to move forward in this season isn’t going to be the solution that worked last time. However, it might be something that you earned from the last season that helps you solve this problem. Each puzzle builds experience for the next one. The constant challenge and pressure of the game keep us focused on the solution.
Prioritization is more like making a covenant with yourself rather than a commitment or contract. Meaning, it’s unbreakable, there is no negotiation. There aren’t moments where it’s okay to deviate from the plan. Priorities are something that should ORDER your life and ultimately make your life choices easier. So what does that look like?
The power of congruency aka consistency is extremely fascinating. Let’s find out how the power of consistency is the force behind goal achievement and why this superpower might be hindering your leadership and life.
Every person has an inner circle around them. The success of their life often is the result of those closest to you. John Maxwell, calls this the “Law of the Inner Circle.” In his book, the 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership he says the Law of the Inner Circle is – “A leader’s potential is determined by those closest to him or her.” One key to your success isn’t a leadership characteristic, it’s actually your relationships.
I don’t know about you but I’m waiting for my David moment. The moment that God sends a Samuel to come and anoint me as King. The moment that I run off and kill the giant, and rule the kingdom. Find out why you might have already been “noticed” and not even realized it (I know I didn’t).