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Heart Matters

  If I gave everything I have to the poor and even sacrificed my body, I could boast about it; but if I didn’t love others, I would have gained nothing. 1 Corinthians 13:3 So, it comes down to the intent of the heart…pretty simple but it’s not always easy to do. On a recent 4-hour flight, a 2-year-old sat …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  This morning I caught myself asking God to be with me today. I stopped. I said no, be with me right now. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. Colossians 3:15 Notice the Bible doesn’t say “heart.” It says “hearts.” I’m to let the peace of God rule, not only in my heart, but in yours also. Don’t bring war and conflict into the space between us. Keep your inner war to yourself and let peace …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  We must ask ourselves, “Do we seek to be known more than to be worth knowing?” Erwin McManus  

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Sometimes I can write the story of my future. Sometimes God wants me to give him the pen. Phillip  

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Our Fickle Emotions

  When I was prosperous, I said, “Nothing can stop me now!” Your favor, O Lord, made me as secure as a mountain.     Then you turned away from me, and I was shattered. Psalm 30:6-7 These two verses summarize David’s emotional roller coaster. When life runs smoothly, I think I’m unstoppable. Then one little thing breaks, and I think my world …

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Intentionally Seeking God

  And he did evil, because he did not prepare his heart to seek the LORD. 2 Chronicles 12:14 Seeking God doesn’t just accidentally happen. We have to be intentional. We have to prepare our hearts. Preparing takes time. It takes work. It takes humility. Ben

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Following Jesus isn’t usually about one big once-and-done earth-shaking transformation. It’s more about constant, incremental improvements and course corrections. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  I wouldn’t want anything from the outer world if I couldn’t also enjoy the inner world. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  The battle of the inner world doesn’t play by the same rules as the battle of the outer world. Erwin McManus

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Sooner Than We Think

   This is, all the more urgent, for you know how late it is; time is running out. Wake up, for our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. Romans 13:11 On March 27, 1977, two Boeing 747 passenger jets collided on the runway at Los Rodeos Airport (now Tenerife North Airport), on the Spanish island of Tenerife, …