Christian Meditation: How To Embrace the Mess


"Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty, but from the strength of an ox comes an abundant harvest." Proverbs 14:4 I used to walk through a new home subdivision. Often I would see the street filled with red clay from the land as bulldozers clear it to lay a foundation. The job site … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Embrace the Mess

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Christian Meditation: How To Understand Situational Ethics


"Lord, who may dwell in Your sanctuary? Who may live on Your holy hill? He whose walk is blameless and who does what is righteous, who speaks the truth from his heart." Psalm 15:1-2 "I cannot believe they are not going to honor my bonus agreement," said the executive who was about to take another … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Understand Situational Ethics

Christian Meditation: How To Identify The Spiritual Realm


The Spiritual Realm How real is the spiritual realm? My lawyer friend from Nigeria tells a personal story of how he was preparing for an important case. He knew that he must be prepared to argue five separate points. He was to appear before his country's supreme court, so it was a very important case. … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Identify The Spiritual Realm

Christian Meditation: How To Respond In Faith Throughout Your Christian Life


..."Everything is all right".... 2 Kings 4:26 The prophet Elisha often would travel through the town of Shunem, and in that town was a well-to-do couple who extended hospitality to him. At first, they simply offered Elisha a meal when he came through town. Then, seeing that Elisha needed a place to stay and study, … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Respond In Faith Throughout Your Christian Life

Christian Meditation: How To Be Faithful Throughout Your Christian Life


"The Lord is faithful to all His promises and loving toward all He has made. The Lord upholds all those who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down." Psalm 145:13b-14 Have you ever had a relationship with someone who was faithful? You knew you could depend on that person to do what he … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Be Faithful Throughout Your Christian Life

Christian Meditation: The Door of Full Surrender


"But He knows the way that I take; when He has tested me, I will come forth as gold." Job 23:10 I was recently sitting with the leader of a workplace organization as he described a question he poses to workplace believers. "What if there were two doors to choose from; behind one door was … Continue reading Christian Meditation: The Door of Full Surrender

Christian Meditation: Angels in the Workplace


"For He will command His angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone." Psalm 91:11-12 For years Sergis ran his small retail business from his store in a local shopping center. Every week a … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Angels in the Workplace

Christian Meditation: Blessing God’s Chosen


"The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace." Numbers 6:24-26 Recently, a friend from London sent this personal account of an experience he had: "I was walking passed the Stock Exchange in … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Blessing God’s Chosen

Morning Meditation: God’s Selection Process


God's Selection Process "So Gideon took the men down to the water. There the Lord told him, 'Separate those who lap the water with their tongues like a dog from those who kneel down to drink.'" Judges 7:5 Would you ever take on an army of 100,000 with only 300 men? Sound preposterous? I agree. … Continue reading Morning Meditation: God’s Selection Process

Morning Meditation: What will be written on your epitaph / tombstone?


What will be written on your epitaph? How do you want people to remember you? What type of legacy will your life leave behind? I interviewed a very successful and powerful man one time for a magazine when this question came up. The man ran an international business that is a household name to all. … Continue reading Morning Meditation: What will be written on your epitaph / tombstone?