Did you know that to be a witness, you are required to have SEEN something? One definition of witness is “a person who sees an event.” Another definition is “to serve as evidence of” or “testify to.” The term witness is legal. You swear an oath to tell the truth before you testify as a … Continue reading Becoming the Evidence
One of the reasons many people remain poor is because it is easier to justify poverty than it is to justify prosperity. There will always be people to rally around you and attempt to comfort you when you make all your excuses for being poor. In fact, poverty makes you seem more relatable to the … Continue reading In Defense of Poverty
When you were a toddler, you went from crying to get everything you wanted and needed, to attempting to crawl and then walk. As a newborn, you couldn’t even turn over without someone doing it for you. But after some months you started trying to stand on your feeble knees. You fell. You tried again. … Continue reading Rock that Boat!
As a person who sleeps and wakes up thinking about how people can communicate more effectively, I want to ask you two questions today. 1. Did you know that there is a difference between ‘I am sorry‘ and ‘I apologize’? I am sorry says I am taking responsibility for my actions which have affected you … Continue reading Effective Communication: What’s the Difference?
I had a very interesting conversation with someone this morning, and at this point I have to say this: Please DON’T confuse a church leader’s disapproval of you for God’s disapproval of you!!! Many people are getting in this trap of mixing up God’s voice with their church leader’s voice, and so when the leader treats them … Continue reading Church Leadership and Approval
I was stuck in the Twin Cities. Don’t get me wrong: I love Minneapolis-St.Paul, so it’s hard to describe a situation in this beautiful settlement of flair and culture as being “stuck.” But there I was, hedged in, at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). My flight to Dallas was delayed, first for 3 hours and … Continue reading Where Are You Going?