Tag: hard times

Looking for home…

Greatness is forged in adversity and the only substance it cares about is character. Adversity purifies character. It makes it shine. This is the development of Christ likeness. We too often find ourselves in the “prosperity gospel.” It is a false notion that if…

Why not Wednesday? Expanding the mission in hard times…

For success to happen God needs to show up. But the vessels that carry God’s presence is people. In challenging times we can focus on what we lack, or we can embrace constraints by being creative. In being creative you need to get back…

Book Review: The Land Between by Jeff Manion

The sub-title of the book says it all: Finding God in difficult transitions. Jeff Manion is not dealing with a hard day. The Land Between deals with gut wrenching periods of time. This book ranks as a must read. If you are in traveling…

Manic Monday: Trials are the wrapping paper of…

Delight! While we do not enjoy trials or hard times, they are God’s way of showing Himself as incredible, good, and as God. If you could know the outcome, would we be scared or confident? I’m not sure. The final outcome we do know:…