Thank you to everyone who sowed into the trip financially and your prayers! Amy Maxwell led the team to serve alongside the ministries we support in Zambia and blessed the lives of so many teens and adults! The team started out the trip by visiting the domestic violence Safe House that we are building with…
Thank you for taking a moment to read about our dear partners and friends in Haiti below and the incredible need they are meeing, as well as the incredible impact that are making. All of us together at GAP Community need to fundraise $12,000 to run the medical clinic in 2021, $12,000 to pay the…
A parent asked me what Generation Z (the generation after Millennials) needs to hear right now in a seemingly charged “cancel culture” in America. I replied, “talk about character and values packaged in unconditional love.”
Without Vision, a people perish. Proverbs 29:18 My first experience with vision that I can remember is from 6th grade. One of my fellow students had taken our class picture home, and when he came back to school the next day, he told me, “My Mom said you’re going to be President of the United…
In significant ways, our lives are a reflection of our beliefs. What we believe is possible, available, attainable drives our attitudes and so our actions. We are designed by our Creator to go from ‘glory to glory’, not from settling to mediocre. God is continually after the attitude of our hearts.
I notice how tempted I am to think my judgment has no real impact on the one I’m judging. In fact in my worst moments I feel superior to them as I indulge my superficial judgment. It never once occurred to me that my judging of another would present as a stumbling block to them.
What if we decided today that we were going to own our freedom and our future? That we would honor the gift that Christ has given us by utilizing every choice to create the future, rather than staying stuck in the past? That we would own the fruit of our choices and shift as needed.
We are constantly thinking up new realities, and then translating them from thoughts into actions. We dream of getting a degree, we pursue college and turn that thought into reality. We dream of a family, we pursue marriage and kids and transform that dream into reality.
The tool that transforms thoughts into reality are our words.
If you want to know what it means to “go deep” in the scriptures, you needn’t look any further than the great commandment and commission. Love deeply (both God and people) and help people live out the life-altering truth that comes with that love. The question must be “how deep can I go in my love as a result of engaging the scriptures?”