Eight Secrets to Setting Goals God’s Way

It is now February, and I am looking back at the goals I wrote down for 2018.  I wrote some for work (required) and mentally set some for my personal life.  In many ways, I see the value of writing down my aspirations and what I want to attain throughout the year.  I...

Walking in Step with the Lord

“We can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps.” Proverbs 16:9 If you grew up in the church, this verse is probably familiar to you. It’s nice and comforting. Maybe you’ve heard it so many times it even sounds cliché—not so for me. This verse became my...

I Choose to Live With Purpose

Each of us is faced with thousands of choices every day that define our thoughts, our behavior, and who we are to the world. This fall’s Thrive Conference explores the idea that the choices we make hold power and provide opportunities that influence ourselves, others,...

Mommy Guilt

The sun isn’t even up yet as a young mom gets ready to leave for work. Quietly she tiptoes into her children’s rooms to gently kiss them goodbye before she leaves for her double shift. She lingers for a moment, hoping for one to stir and open his eyes so she can see...

Edify, Uplift, and ENRICH!

Passion. Purpose. Placement. When we believe God has called us to a specific area in life, all we need to do is be faithful and obedient. When we proclaim faith and belief in God’s calling in our life and his hand over our situations, it is a contradiction to...