Why I Took a Sabbatical…

The problem of sin has brought the consequences of the curse – one of which is that the ‘new’ never lasts (or costs too much to keep new). New houses lose their magic after a mortgage payment or two. The new car smell generally wears off after about two weeks. Honeymoons don’t last forever. Even in the spiritual realm, the newness of conversion and church wears off all-too-soon! The only exception is what God does in the lives of His children. 2 Corinthians 5 speaks about how God seeks to renew us, if we will allow Him. During my sabbatical, I made this a serious matter of prayer…

Time Management

Have you ever been through a season of disorganization and chaos at some point in your life? It may seem that days went by without notice and before you knew it you missed out on an entire week or even longer. Maybe even now you feel as if you are always rushing to be somewhere, rarely have any time to relax at home or cannot enjoy the things in life that matter to you most.

The Need for Renewal

The problem of sin has brought the consequences of the curse - one of which is that the 'new' never lasts (or costs too much to keep new). New houses lose their magic after a mortgage payment or two. The new car smell generally wears off after about two weeks. Honeymoons don't last forever. Even in the spiritual realm, the newness of conversion and church wears off all-too-soon! The only exception is what God does in the lives of His children. 2 Corinthians 5 speaks about how God seeks to renew us, if we will allow Him. I am make this a serious matter of prayer...

A Bountiful Eye

Joseph is the best-known "Dreamer" in the entire Bible. He saw things that nobody else could see. He was given dreams. He was given the insight to understand the meanings of dreams. Even as his circumstances went from bad to worse, he was a visionary of sorts. He had a bountiful eye to see what God wanted Him to - not only while he slept, but also while he lived day by day. The following 3 thoughts are applications from Joseph's 'bountiful eye' perspective...