Lack of Preparation begats Pressure and Fear

I'm participating in a conference right now (Thursday, Oct. 30) called "The Eagles Gathering for Vision Casting Leadership Conference." The workshop that I'm presenting is on "Community and Economic Development in the Faith-based community." The focus is discovering how the body of Christ can marry the basic spiritual functions of the church with the church's …

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The pitfalls of bearing tomorrow

You hear so often people saying, "God will never give us more than we can bear." And while we know that's scriptural, we can often find ourselves thinking "If God thinks I can bear this, then he doesn't know me at all!"But here is where I think we get things confused. In the Lord's prayer …