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God is Father, you are son (personal) Father leads you in relationship (personal) Father wants you to lead others in personal relationshipsAs men, we are led by rules so we lead by rules Sports, military, work Men lead others as...

1 Peter 1:13 – Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.  If you have ever tried to have a...

Godly women, wife, mother, friend series Are you a single woman, married woman, married with kids, single mom, working mom, grandma? What gives you identity and acceptance as a woman?  What gifts (serving, organizing, encouraging, teaching, etc.) do you have...

In one of the bravest moments in the Bible, three Hebrew slaves refuse to join three-hundred thousand people in bowing down to worship king Nebuchadnezzar instead of King Jesus. Angry, the counterfeit king had the men thrown a fiery furnace, likely the same smelting furnace that was used to melt down the gold for the idol they refused to worship.

Have you ever wondered why it seems like it’s easy to do the wrong thing and a hard-fought battle to do the right thing? Why is it easier to get drunk, act the fool, and sin sexually than have self-control, wisdom, and purity? According to the storyline of the Bible, there is a dark spiritual Enemy who actively works against what is godly and good. He and his minions are ever at work setting up the world around us to tempt the sinful flesh in us.

When faced with a decision whether to worship the true God or a counterfeit god, Daniel’s friends stood firm in worship of the true God. Even when it looked like the counterfeit god would win, the real God showed up in the middle of their trial and protected them. God can do the same for those today who put their trust and faith in Him despite the most desperate of circumstances.