I may be the only one who shares Christ with my hairdresser. I may be the only Christian who prays for the store clerk near my house. God planned for me to be right where I am so I would share His love in my own unique way.
In the midst of deep pain, we think God has forgotten us. As the story of Naomi reveals, the opposite is true. God loves us and never forgets us.
Rahab did not grow up learning about God and His commandments, but came to believe in Him later in life. She gave up prostitution, became a wife and mother, and followed the God of Israel.
A leader needs to be a life-long learner. One practice that is invaluable to a leader and builds a reservoir of priceless information is asking questions.
The disciples were like many people today. They assumed human physical limitation was because of God’s judgment on mankind. We think our imperfections make us less valuable to God. He sees our weaknesses in a much different light.
Ambitions keep you going, but they can go bad. Several years ago I was skimming the newspaper when my eyes caught a headline, “Ambition too often outstrips execution.”