Three More Things God Appreciates about You

Okay, the truth is, I’m on a bit of a roll. Because I know self-criticalness can plague us all too often, I think it is wise to spend some more time on what God does appreciate about us. As we get better at remembering what He does like in us, and as we get...

Three Things God Appreciates about You

God’s Unexpected Affirmation I don’t think will ever forget the time when I heard a sermon from Pastor Jeff Griffin when he talked about a time when he truly sensed God’s pleasure in him. It was the coolest thing to hear.  As I recall, he talked...

4 Steps to Help You Really Change

Sometimes I have the coolest job in the world. I get to witness lasting transformation firsthand. I get to play a small part in helping some people truly change. It is absolutely remarkable when it happens. Seeing someone truly move “from darkness to light, from the...

But isn’t it selfish to want to flourish?

Yes, as we all know, people can be selfish. We can want to take the easy way out. We can fall for putting ourselves first. We can ignore the needs of others, when we are very likely called to attend to them. Those things are inappropriate.  They do not lead to life. ...