Secrets to Successful Parenting

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Our world is in a crisis. Families are in crisis. The demand of changing values has descended upon the home today in America. Family commitment is more unthinkable, and stable family relationships are becoming more impossible. The home is under attack!

God’s Word says, “Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.” 1 Peter 5:8 NIV Continue reading “Secrets to Successful Parenting”

How To Have REAL Freedom

Tommy_Tate_BaptismToday this picture popped up on my Facebook memory timeline. This picture was taken right after I baptized Tommy Tate. What a joyful occasion! It’s moments like these that I will remember for the rest of my life.

This picture made me stop and ask the questions, “How do we have real freedom? What is the #1 most important thing in life?”

Allow me to answer these questions in this post. I’m reminded of the mission statement of Victory Church –

Loving God, Loving Others, and Passing Our Faith to the Next Generation! Continue reading “How To Have REAL Freedom”

Road to Financial Freedom

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At Victory Church I’m currently in a teaching series titled “Stewardship, the Missing Piece to Successful Living!” Over the next several weeks in my teaching series, I will be speaking about money!

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An Investment for the Future

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A John C Maxwell Devotion

“So [David] became captain over them. And there were about four hundred men with him.” 1 Samuel 22:2

Most people recognize that investing in a team brings benefits to everyone on the team. Here are ten steps you can take to invest in your team.

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God Is Everywhere

If I ascend into heaven, You are there; if I make my bed in hell, behold, You are there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there Your hand shall lead me, and Your right hand shall hold me. Psalm 139:8-10

THE ETERNAL NATURE OF GOD—past, present, and future—is clearly revealed in Psalm 139. In beautiful and powerful poetic language, David explains that God is omnipresent. God is never bound by the limitations of time and space like those experienced by mere mortals. Continue reading “God Is Everywhere”

Do You Have a Life of Gratitude?

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Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. – William Arthur Ward

Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done. (1 Chronicles 16:8) Continue reading “Do You Have a Life of Gratitude?”

Effects of a Right Attitude

thankful_gratitudeSome find it hard to say “thank you.” A farmer was sitting on the porch with his wife. He was beginning to realize how much she meant to him. It was about time—for they’d lived together forty-two years, and she had been such a help. She had shared the joys and the hardships of their marriage. She had worked hard and loved him unconditionally. One day as they sat together, he said, “Wife, you’ve been such a wonderful woman that there are times I can hardly keep from telling you.”

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