By making the simple choice to either tell the truth, stop resisting help, or make a change in our lives, we make steps toward becoming free.
Leaders have hearts that inspire, are focused, and are resolved to reach their purpose. Join Russ Ewell and friends as they discuss the heart to lead.
Join Russ Ewell and friends as they discuss the things we chase that don’t really satisfy us, and how God is the only thing worth chasing.
Like this psalmist writes, God knows us and cares about us for who we are. As a parent, God nurtures us, challenges us, and guides us in the way we should go.
In 1 Kings, King Rebohoam took bad advice, which later costs him the entire nation when they refused follow him. Fear of failure is one of many reasons why young people don’t go into spiritual leadership.
Though terms like “leader” or “elder” have certain connotations in a church setting, what God really intended was for everyone to be involved in leading and helping the church grow.
When any organization, especially a church, lacks vision for the future, the group is going to go into decline. But how do you know if your church is going into decline? Before any church goes financially bankrupt it will first go spiritually, socially, and emotionally bankrupt.
Trusting God means believing that everything in our lives is happening for a reason. Do you have this attitude toward God influencing you and your decisions in your life? When we don’t have a personal and emotional connection to how God is moving, the Christian life can feel monotonous or burdensome, leading us to settle for religiosity as a coping mechanism.
Our insecurities often come from a place of feeling misunderstood. There are things we experience that no one but God can understand. Join Russ Ewell and friends as they discuss the need to seek God with all of our insecurities, and how he is the only one who can understand the depths of who we are.
The Bible teaches that, ultimately, what we each desire most is to be loved unconditionally. But when we let our fear of rejection prevent us from being honest about our thoughts, emotions, and insecurities, we end up feeling alone and never truly feel loved.
Are you aware of your insecurities? The Bible describes insecurity as a “soul thirst,” one that we try to quench with others’ approval or our own achievements but that can never be fully satisfied without God. We all struggle with the need for security and feeling like we are good enough, and this is especially true for teenagers.