Don’t Despise Your Small Beginnings

Don’t Despise Your Small Beginnings

Has God given you the vision to fulfil a particular assignment? If so, what’s your attitude and response been towards this? The reality is that some of us appear to embrace a number of incorrect attitudes which translate into the actions we take (or don’t take). To start with, some of us may bulk at less glamorous assignments. If it’s not one that puts us on a ‘platform’ or brings instant power, recognition, or success, for instance, we tend to want to resist such.

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How To Birth Your Dream, Goal Or Idea

How To Birth Your Dream, Goal Or Idea

As the year is rapidly drawing to a close, it presents us with an excellent opportunity to plan for the coming year. Now is the time to prayerfully consider what Father would have you do and start taking steps towards it. Over the years, I have noticed one big obstacle to doing this effectively is dwelling on the past. We get stuck on what we didn’t get done, our fruitless efforts, unyielding challenges, mistakes we make, missed opportunities, past failures and much more. And because these constantly play on our minds, it’s no surprise some of us don’t seem to move beyond that point. (more…)

Overcoming Stress & Burnout

Overcoming Stress & Burnout

Many of us struggle with our work/life/spirit balance and often find ourselves on the verge of burnout. As you probably know, in this state, you are of no use to yourself or others. Hence, your first priority should be to take time out and nurture yourself back to health. Below are some ideas on how to do this.

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Does God Speak?

Does God Speak?

The notion of hearing God speak continues to remain a challenge for many Christians especially in times when there is a need for direction or assurance. But rather than find a remedy, it appears some of us prefer to run from one man/woman of God to another to hear a ‘word’ instead of seeking God Himself. Please don’t get me wrong, whilst there is a time/place for this, I am convinced it is NOT Gods desire for this to be the way of life for us. (more…)

Keep Calm and Carry on

Keep Calm and Carry on

Do you sometimes feel like your good efforts are not yielding a great deal? Maybe you have helped people along the way, invested your time and money into relationships, sown into a ministry or worked hard at your career/business and are now wondering what’s the point when all your efforts don’t seem to be paying off.

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