Christian Development

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Mental Models and Necessary Shifts

Spiritual Mental Models: Better Thinking. Better Habits. Better Action.   In life, if your mental model (world-view), doesn’t change, your outcome will stay the same. A mental model is an explanation of an individuals’ thought process, about how something works in the real world. It is a representation of the surrounding world, the relationships between its various parts, and
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what's your krytonite??

I believe that just like Superman had Kryptonite, the church—the collection of individuals who claim to follow Christ—does as well. Kryptonite was a substance from Superman’s home planet. When he drew near to it, he would lose all his superpowers and become weak—even weaker than a normal man. If you look at the church today,
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Two things God choose to bless

There are certain things God chooses to bless. Obedience, for example; and there are things he refuses to bless.  Disobedience, for one. As a visionary, it is imperative that you adhere to, and lead your team to adhere to, a set of beliefs and behaviors that reflect the tenets of Scripture.  Your business or ministry may
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There was a question put out in the atmosphere from the DL Hughley radio show about Kim Burrell’s controversial statement, asking for people’s thoughts and opinions. 📌📌📌📌📌📌📌📌📌📌📌 PEOPLE….With all your getting…get understanding! “Solid food,” is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern what is both good and evil! We
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Submission releases favor...

Two incompetents (lets name them Burt & Earl) are standing before the Pearly Gates. The Saint Peter, holding the keys, is scowling at Earl. Burt whispers to Earl, “If I were you I’d change my shirt, Earl.” Earl’s T-shirt reads, “Question Authority.” Americans think that questioning or defying authority is our inalienable constitutional right. If
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No Sloppy Life!

Even though I am free of the demands and expectations of everyone, I have voluntarily become a servant to any and all…in order to reach a wide range of people: religious, non-religious, meticulous moralists, loose-living immoralists, the defeated, the demoralized—whoever. I don’t take on their way of life, however, I will keep my bearings in
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Thus Prepared....2015

Remember the story of how Queen Vashti was deposed and Esther was made Queen?   “King Xerxes was in high spirits and he commanded to bring before him Queen Vashti, wearing her royal crown, in order to display her beauty to the people and nobles, for she was lovely to look at. But when the attendants delivered the
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God Will Bring Healing Rain...

When you live every day in worship and praise, God will bring healing rain into your life. The valleys of your life should not belong to fear, intimidation or worry, they should belong to God. In the scriptures, the real battle wasn’t between David and Goliath. The real battle was about which “God” David was
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