Yesterday we were talking about how “belief” alone will not make you a follower of Jesus. It is what you do with that belief that determines if you are a fan or follower. “Jesus does not hold back with Nicodemus. Following Jesus would require a commitment that would cost Nicodemus a great deal. As we look at what it means to follow Jesus, this become … Continue reading Beyond the Book Review: Not a Fan: Interference!
Happy Thursday to you all! I pray you all are enjoying our in-depth study of Kyle Idleman’s book Not a Fan. If you are not enjoying it, I pray at least it is making you think and evaluate your relationship with Jesus. Yesterday I asked you: Have you made a decision for Jesus or have you committed to Jesus? Doesn’t seem like there is much … Continue reading Beyond the Book Review: Not a Fan: A Decision or a Commitment?
Today we will continue on with my Beyond the Book Review Series on Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman. Last week we began to look at what it really means to be a follower of Jesus Christ. Many of us may claim to be followers, but when push comes to shove, a lot of us are merely fans. [ A fan, as defined in Chapter … Continue reading Beyond the Book Review:Not a Fan: What’s My Cost?
Welcome back! I am hoping you all had a great weekend and your week is starting off well. Last week we began our discussion of the book Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman. The premise of the book is whether or not we are truly followers (and not just fans) of Jesus Christ. Chapter One (Con’t) Let us begin this week by defining the term … Continue reading Beyond the Book Review:Not a Fan: Fan or Follower?
Not a Fan: Chapter One: D.T.R. Are you a follower of Jesus? This seems like a simple and easy enough question. Most of us reading this blog wouldn’t even pause to consider the question before blurting out our answer. But, maybe, just maybe, it is not as simple and easy as we make it out to be. Over the next few weeks as we review … Continue reading Beyond the Book Review: Not A Fan: Define the Relationship
Today we will begin a new series in which we will go beyond the standard book review and take a closer look at one book every month or two (depending on the length and quality of the book). I plan to devote one or two days a week to this topic. The first book I have chosen is the very popular book Not a Fan … Continue reading Beyond the Book Review: Not A Fan (Prologue)
Happy Wednesday to you all! It was a short work week for me as I am off with another snow day today and off the rest of the week for a women’s conference. Yeah God! Yesterday I stated that I have compassion for those in need and the sick. Friday, I confessed that I don’t have the heart for the lost as I should. It … Continue reading Lessons from Kings
Oh, how I love me some Joyce Meyer! I can’t get enough of her no-nonsense and spirit-filled teaching. I highly recommend you read “Battlefield of the Mind” if you are looking to change your life or more importantly, change old thought patterns and mind-sets. It is invaluable to those of us who tend to get hung up in our own heads and who tend to … Continue reading Battlefield of the Mind Book Review
I am glad to be moving on from submission. I feel so much lighter now that it is done. For all of those who keep private messaging me: I will get to the husband’s role in marriage next week, so please hold on, it is coming. I usually like to do something light and fun on Fridays and it usually involves some sort of trivia … Continue reading 31 Days to Becoming a Better Wife: Day 18: Top Christian Books on Marriage?
Book Review: When the Smoke Clears by Lynette Eason Alexia Allen fights fires. Well, she used to fight fires until she is suspended from her job pending an investigation into a seemingly innocent accident that occurred while trying to save a child from certain death. Now, out of work and disenchanted, Alexia decides to take refuge in her hometown under the guise of a high … Continue reading Book Review: When the Smoke Clears by Lynette Eason