Monthly Archives: May 2017

3 Lessons "The Voice" Taught Me About The Christian Life

May 26, 2017

Some of you may have caught yourself watching the finale of The Voice this past Tuesday. I must admit I’m a bit of a fan. Since the show debuted in 2011, I typically have seen the majority of most of…

Handoffs Matter

May 21, 2017

In the 2004 Summer Olympics the United States had a phenomenal track team. They had some of the fastest runners in the world at the time and easily made it to the final of the 4x100m men’s relay. Team USA…

The Post I Didn’t Want to Write

May 19, 2017

I’ve honestly had a hard time writing this week. I didn’t know what to share. I had planned to do an exercise in studying the truth of God’s Word using Jeremiah 29:11, but that somehow felt misplaced this week. It…

Straight Talk About Forgiveness

May 16, 2017

Not many people get excited when they think about forgiving others. I’d been told to forgive and forget but there is one small problem – I’ve also been told I have a steel trap mind. That can be great when…

Carrying "The Light" Across The Pond: A Journey Of Obedience

May 13, 2017

We hope you had the opportunity to experience our Easter production “The Light” last month. This was a special celebration honoring the 20th Anniversary of a production created and produced at First Baptist Orlando throughout the late 80s and 90s…

Telling the Truth

May 11, 2017

I took some time to breathe and have really been focusing on my heart this last week. I’ve talked to many people recently who say they feel the weight of it all bearing down on them. Life is just too…

One Step At A Time

God leads us one step at a time. The Psalmist said, “The steps of a man are established by the Lord, when he delights in his way.” Ps.37:23 It is no accident that the psalmst used the word “steps” when he…

Assessing Where You Are In Life: Part Two

May 8, 2017

In my last blog post I talked about the importance of doing an inventory of your life. If you followed my five suggested steps, you’ve already: Made time to spend time alone with God. Job 33:33 (TLB) “Listen to Me. Keep…

6 Verses For When Your Faith Feels Weak

May 1, 2017

We often do what we can to avoid feeling weak, or at least appearing weak. Yet, if I’m honest, my faith has felt weak as I’ve wrestled with the Lord through my confusion, fears, anger, and weariness over life’s circumstances.…