Give Thanks and Celebrate

Dear Friends in Christ, “They offered great sacrifices that day and rejoiced, for God had made them rejoice with great joy; the women and children also rejoiced. The joy of Jerusalem was heard far away” (Nehemiah 12:43). At the end of the Book of Nehemiah, the people...

Money Matters

“It is well with those who deal generously and lend, who conduct their affairs with justice.” (Psalm 112:5). Money matters, and the careful and strategic use of money is a necessary (though often neglected) ingredient for effective leadership. Money...

Prayer is a Marathon

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18). I just finished my 3rd half-marathon, and I was pleased with my finish and time. I am slowly learning...

Solitude and Motivation

“Then I got up during the night, I and a few men with me; I told no one what my God had put into my heart to do for Jerusalem. The only animal I took was the animal I rode.I went out by night by the Valley Gate past the Dragon’s Spring and to the Dung...