How to Live Like You are Dying

In James 1:2-11, he gives us three practical steps in verses 2-11 that we need to take if we are going to end up being the blessed man he talks about in verse 12. In other words, he gives us three steps to living like we are dying. First, whenever bad things happen to you, think about that situation as a reason for rejoicing. “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete lacking nothing.” … Continue reading How to Live Like You are Dying

Seven Words that Can Change Your Life

Over the next several weeks, I want us to look at seven words that can change your life this year. Word #1 is a little intense. Death. Now I like talking to people. In fact, one of the best parts of our move from the United States to South Africa has been the fact that we are constantly meeting new people who have had so many different experiences than my wife and I have had. It is fascinating. It is especially fun when find out that some of the people you would least expect have done some of the craziest … Continue reading Seven Words that Can Change Your Life