Growing Community {#Write31Days)

It’s not important who does the planting, or who does the watering. What’s important is that God makes the seed grow.  1 Corinthians 3:7 NLT I love people.  I love hearing personal stories, helping others, and being with others.  However, working with people every day often leaves me wanting to retreat to the privacy of... Continue Reading →

Growing Strong {#Write31Days}

The righteous keep moving forward, and those with clean hands become stronger and stronger.  Job 17:9 NLT In the natural, I am not very strong.  I have never been able to lift my body weight, even as a kid to do a pull-up.  I can do a pull-up in the water to the lower bar... Continue Reading →

Growing Godliness {#Write31Days}

“Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.” 1 Timothy 4:8 NLT I haven ever given much thought to the word "Godliness" before.  I assumed it meant the quality of being God like,  as -ness is usually "the quality of" and... Continue Reading →

Grow Where You’re Planted {#Write31Days}

Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord , meditating on it day and night. They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season. Their leaves never... Continue Reading →

Supernatural Growth {#Write31Days}

Peter was one of the first disciples to be called by Jesus. Little is known about his early life, or his personal life - other than he was married and a fisherman by trade.  Peter, much like myself was all over the map in his spiritual walk.  One minute He was declaring Christ was the... Continue Reading →

Growth through Rejection {#Write31Days}

The story of Joseph is told throughout Genesis 37 through Genesis 50.  He is one of my favorite people in the Bible.  Joseph is one of the few people that we see most of his life lived out in scriptures, from age seventeen to one hundred and ten.  His story is filled with favor and... Continue Reading →

Growing Confidence in Prayer {#Write31Days}

Elijah teeters on bold prayers and insecurity with cowardice behaviors. He called down fire from heaven to show God's power to the servants of Baal and another two times to destroy 100 soldiers sent to him by the king.  He prayed for rain during a drought, and prayed for the dead to be raised. Each... Continue Reading →

Growing service {#Write31Days}

David is one of the few people in the Bible that we get to see most of his life, and most of it up close and personal.  David came on the scene in I Samuel 16 as the prophet is told to go an anoint David in Saul's place as king.  Saul is still living,... Continue Reading →

Growing fruit {#Write31Days}

But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! Galatians 5:22‭-‬23 NLT Last year I read an amazing book by Mark Batterson called Soul Print: Discovering Your Destiny.  One of the chapters focused on the Fruit of... Continue Reading →

Growing in Works {#Write31Days}

2 Timothy 2:15 (NLT)Work hard so you can present yourself to God and receive his approval. Be a good worker, one who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly explains the word of truth. We are saved by faith. There is nothing that we can do to earn salvation. No amount of works... Continue Reading →

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