POWER THOUGHTS: It’s Time to Eliminate Negative Self-Talk

“Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts” (Proverbs 4:23 GNT). Long before psychology came around, God said your thoughts determine your feelings and your feelings determine your actions. Our minds are really an amazing creation. It would take a computer the size of the Pentagon just to carry out the basic…

POWER THOUGHTS: Five Choices That Will Transform Your Life

“Anyone who is joined to Christ is a new being; the old is gone, the new has come” (2 Corinthians 5:17 GNT). We learned yesterday that, ultimately, your identity is based on your choices. Here are five winning choices you can make that will help determine your destiny: 1. I can choose to get healthier. Instead of…

BIBLE STUDY: Prayer with an Attitude

The Bible tells us we should “pray continually” (1 Thessalonians 5:17). Unfortunately, for many of us, a few minutes spent in prayer feels like forever. Why do we struggle so much with prayer when we know how vital it is to our relationship with God?  We certainly don’t lack information about how to pray. Christian bookstores…

MOTIVATE ME: God Is Real, No Matter How You Feel

“The Lord has hidden himself from his people, but I trust him and place my hope in him” (Isaiah 8:17 GNT). It is easy to worship God when things are going great in your life — when he has provided food, friends, family, health, and happy situations. But circumstances are not always pleasant. How do you…