The Weekly PowerBreak – “Did Jesus really mean it?”

Jesus seemed very serious about being “all in” when it comes to following Him or serving Him. Take a look at the following and see what you think:

Luke 9:23 (ESV) — 23 And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and […]

The Weekly PowerBreak – “Participating In Holy Combat”

We sometimes balk at the phrase, “prayer warrior,” because we have lost sight of what happens when we pray so when we hear that phrase we think the person thinks they are at war with God in prayer. And if you hear the way some people pray or talk about prayer it seems like they […]

The Weekly PowerBreak – “Almost Won’t Cut It”

It was a feeling of frustration for a four-year-old boy, who every time he visited his grandmother, longed to be in the school playground behind her house. The playground seemed within easy reach. However, a six-foot chain link fence appeared to be the monster for a four-year-old that kept him from his heart’s desire. One […]

The Weekly PowerBreak – “The Battle with Self Sabotage”

There could be a variety of reasons behind a person missing the mark, seeming to sabotage what they are doing or the direction they are going. Sometimes a person is trying to live up to expectations to which they have not really been called. Others advanced way beyond their level of faith and the future […]

The Weekly PowerBreak – “Laboring To Rest”

Have you ever had one of those nights when you thought you were tired but couldn’t get to sleep because your mind was really active? Or you woke up in the middle of the night but couldn’t get back to sleep because you thought of one thing after another? Although the application is entirely different, […]