9 Verses About Trusting in God’s Provision

You just received the news—you’ve been laid off from your job. The paycheck around which you build your life is suddenly gone.  You’re a business owner, and the company’s revenue isn’t where it needs to be. If revenue stays down, the business will go under. You are wondering what the next few months will look […]

5 Ways to Get Out of Your Vision Rut

“I don’t know what to do.” These are words leaders hate to say or think. Jerry was no different. Jerry had pastored a small church for seven years. In his first few years at the church, he knew where he hoped to lead the congregation. Back then, the challenges were obvious which made the vision […]

5 Lessons from the Feeding of the 5,000

You may be familiar with the story. In John 6:1-15, we find Jesus and his disciples watching a crowd that had been following Jesus come toward them. Jesus asks his disciple, Philip, where he thought they could buy bread for the crowd, for the crowd had not eaten in a while. Philip stated the impossibility […]

12 Proverbs for Managing Money

The book of Proverbs is considered one of the Wisdom Books of Hebrew Scripture. Proverbs teaches wisdom to all. From young to old, poor to rich, inexperienced to experienced, no one is excluded from the wisdom in this book. It provides instructions on how to live a happy and peaceful life, by honor and respecting […]

5 Prayers for Those Who Want to Live Generously

Where are you on your generosity journey? Maybe you already give but wish to be one who reflects Macedonian-like generosity. Maybe you started giving out of obedience to God but desire a deeper love for generosity. Maybe you haven’t started giving but know generosity should be your next step of faith. Wherever you are, commit […]

Choosing Faith Over Fear

As we journey along life’s path it is imperative to understand that beyond the current events of your ministry and life, good or challenging, the fact remains that Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and forever. But what does that mean? Does God change his mind about you based on your temperament or attitude? Does […]

15 Bible Verses for Encouragement

How are you holding up after Easter weekend? Odds are you’re pretty tired. Whether your church just had one service or five, you had a lot to plan, a lot of places to be, and a lot of people calling on you. But as a church leader this isn’t anything new to you. You are […]