A New Year for Spiritual Influence and Impact

Last year, the theme was Focused. Making 2019 a year of focus entailed understanding how to grow spiritually through mindfulness. This year will be centered on the theme of Impact. The goal is to further our spiritual growth as Christians in order to make an influential and spiritual impact in our lives and the lives…

Genuine Christian Peace

The Lord will give strength unto his people; the Lord will bless his people with peace. ~ Psalm 29:11, KJV ~ ~ January 8, 2020 Devotional ~ There is a shallow and empty sense of contentment and peace in the world today. The happiness that the world promises is incomplete. It is fleeting and requires some sacrifice of our genuine self. God…

The Importance of Influential Mentors

As we emulate men of valor, righteousness, and integrity – we are emulate Christ himself. We become humble, committed, and faithful. We become Christ-like in service toward others. We strive to be above reproach. And, it is up to us to cultivate those relationships that we desire to emulate in our own lives.

Watch How You Walk

We are to discipline our very thoughts and actions to conform to Godly Wisdom and Righteousness.

Your Vindication

no weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed,    and you shall refute every tongue that rises against you in judgment.This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord    and their vindication from me, declares the Lord.” ~ Isaiah 54:17, ESV ~ It is a hard truth in recovery that those who continue in active substance use will…

God is our divine compass in this life

Today’s reading: Gen. 25 – 26:35; Ps. 7:6-8; Prov. 3:9-10; Matthew 9:18-38 He guides us in our daily lives When we come to develop faith and trust in God – through His Son, Jesus Christ – we are assured that he will direct our path’s in all ways (see, Proverbs 3:5-6, ESV). This means we…

A pattern of good behavior

Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity, ~ Titus 2:7, ESV ~ When we were under bondage of our substance use, we exhibited character defects of manipulation. Hiding our substance use from family and friends. Even attempting to walk in the illusion we are hiding our…