Kingdom: Forgiveness (Luke 23)

MOTIVATE *        Can you be a professional Christian?[1] *        How about a professional church? Is there a such thing as: professional worship; professional preaching; professional repentance & faith; professional praying & walking in the Spirit of God; professional ministry & care for backsliding, hurting and needy souls; or professional leadership & stewardship of God’s kingdom…

Kingdom: Prayer

MOTIVATE We can’t always get what we want. I know you believe that is true but some of us believe it with regret. Deep inside we think we are deserving for good and to escape the bad. But if we are able to take a big picture of all our life, we would not really…

Kingdom: Authority (Luke 20)

                            MOTIVATE   America is a beautiful and privileged place. The founding fathers of the United States sought to create a system of government where the people had the power and responsibility to elect their president rather than the monarchical system they…

Treasuring Jesus, part 2 (Luke 19:11-27)

MOTIVATE Have you realized that behavior that is observed is different than if not observed? Children play and perform chores differently when they know parents are watching. Sometimes I hear my children singing or talking to one another and if I enter the room/they see me, then they stop. Employees also often increase productivity when…