Speaking with authority is different from being authoritarian. Authoritarian leadership is all about manipulation and control. Do as I say or else kind of leadership. Authoritative leadership is about respect, honor and a rock solid guidance that builds confidence and a sense of security.
Authority is a level of conviction, confidence, maturity and knowledge in any given field or area of expertise. Leadership is authority guided by genuine love. Some have natural God given ability to rise as a leader. Some must learn and grow a Continue reading
As I was preparing in the kitchen yesterday I found my thoughts wander to this grand day of Harvest in history. I thought of the earliest of settlers-the inhabitants of the colony of Roanoke. These people came to America and tried to settle the very first community in 1587. But they disappeared mysteriously without a trace. History never trulwy discovered what became of them. Some say they went black to England some say they died. Let not their tremendous legacy die in vein. We the people have a duty to Continue reading
I’ve got this word on my heart and I’m not sure what to do with it. It’s a word for the mature believer. I am aware that maybe not everyone reading this even knows Jesus. But I must also trust and obey and my pen must yield. So take my words, I know they are strong, and sift them with the grace of the Cross where Jesus stained the ground red and bled and died for both you and me.
This is a challenging word, but I believe it is thick Continue reading
You can handle this. . .
There is no one better for this than you. That’s why the opportunity was given to you. Even in a struggle, you’ve been equipped with the strength to shoulder it. You will know what to do. You will feel your discernment speak—gut instinct. You will not sink. You will swim. You will rise and your life will thrive...and so will you.
Speaking to some strong, but maybe weary hearts....You’ve Got Real Strength. . .
We are Community and community is like Continue reading
If you’ve ever worked to get out of debt you know how difficult it can be. But what may be even more difficult than becoming debt free, is remaining debt free. What is true for our finances is also true for our spirit.
There is one above to came to cancel every debt for all of eternity. He came to set us free from captivity and all that would bind us, burden us, hold us down. He came to do Continue reading