Monthly Archives: January 2012

Lay Down Your Reputation, part 2


In the first part of this meditation/devotional (found here), we looked at the reputations we try to keep, and how we tend to use them as a way to rely on the love of others rather than the love of … Continue reading

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It’s the Song, Not the Singer


Let me put my personal prejudice on the table, and then we can all feel free to ignore it: I’m not a fan of Leonard Sweet’s style of writing. Nonetheless, because of the focus of this book, I took a … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Strength: the fuller version


Our strength—or rather, our reliance upon it—is still pride. And because of that, it must be broken. Watchman Nee, in his book Changed Into His Likeness, put it this way, “The characteristic of those who truly know God is that … Continue reading

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It’s a New Day… because it HAS to be.


I’ll try to keep this one short but personal. Well, first of all: If you’re reading this, thanks. I hope you’ve found these postings useful, inspirational, or something positive. ‘Cause now, things are gonna change up a bit. Over the … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Success


For those of you who’ve been following along: Congratulations! We’re spent an entire season of Wednesdays exploring what it means—and what it takes—to pursue a God-given vision. And I hope that, in the process, you’ve gained a deeper understanding of … Continue reading

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Where Do We Go From Here?


“Here’s a test to see if your mission in life is finished—if you’re still alive, it’s not.” —A.W. Tozer Over the last few months of Mondays, we’ve explored gifts, talents, and passions—the hands and hearts God has given each of … Continue reading

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An Offer You Could Refuse… But Why WOULD You?


This week’s Other Voice… is you. Well, that’s actually up to you, but that’s the offer I’m putting on the table. Here’s my dilemma: For the past year, my 6-study series Growing Out has been wandering the earth without a … Continue reading

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