Spiritual Growth

Are You an Intentional Woman?

God intends for each of us to live our lives as men and women with focus, determination, purpose, and significance—all based on God’s design. You and I can be intentional women, if we choose God’s ways.

Maintaining a Servant's Heart

Although advanced technology may perform many functions of servants, it can never take the place of a servant’s heart. That kind of heart is found only in people. God gifts us for service in a variety of ways. Although our gifts may differ, we all have one thing in common—the need to maintain a servant’s heart in all we do, following the example of servanthood modeled by Jesus.

Put On Your Transition Lenses

Just as transition lenses darken to protect our eyes from the ultraviolet rays that could permanently damage our eyesight, we need a similar type of protection when we are preparing for a significant adjustment. So often we tend to memorialize the fruitfulness of our past or dwell on our painful disappointments in such a way that we cannot envision what God wants to do though us in the days ahead.

When You Fast: An Invitation for More

If God designed us to hunger for food, then why would He ever ask us to abstain from it? Jesus exampled and taught fasting as an expected discipline in the Christian life.