You Can Do Hard Things – Activating Your Purpose Through the Power of Scripture (A 31 Day Series)

Part of my purpose is writing books. It’s hard. I’m continually learning the same lesson repeatedly:  God calls us to do hard things – Tasks that seem overwhelming and meant for someone else. And it’s not just using our gifts that can be hard. He calls us to forgive each other, start clean, and humble […]

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A Purposeful Prayer – Activating Your Purpose Through the Power of Scripture (A 31 Day Series)

The road to purpose is paved with a willingness to know and believe in a God who has everything held tightly in His hands. Through the first half of this series we talked a lot about understanding we have purpose in both good and bad times. We’ve also discussed how those bad times can shape […]

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Learning to Press in Rather than Give Up – Activating Your Purpose Through the Power of Scripture (A 31 Day Series)

But Jesus looked at them and said to them, “With men this is impossible. But with God all things are possible.” -Matthew 19:26 Breakthroughs happen when persistent prayer warriors press into the only One who can intervene. There are many issues I’m asking God to intervene inside. I’ve spent time on my knees making my […]

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What to Think About Before You Lift Your Sword: Activating Your Purpose Through the Power of Scripture (A 31 Day Series)

Hebrews 4:16 talks about coming boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy in our time of need. If there’s anyone who fits the description of going boldly, it would be David. King David knew how pray. Sure, he was a mighty man of valor, known for slaying enemies throughout the battle […]

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The Burning in Your Bones: Activating Your Purpose Through the Power of Scripture (A 31 Day Series)

Over the next couple days, as we continue to study the significance of prayer as it relates to purpose, I want to tell you how thankful I am we are taking this journey together. Searching for purpose is something we all seem to do, even when we don’t realize we are. It’s so easy for […]

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Finding Purpose in Prayer: Activating Your Purpose Through the Power of Scripture (A 31 Days Series)

“What wings are to a bird, and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul.” -Corrie Ten Boom We’ve been focusing on how finding purpose comes from finding God inside His Word. It’s our connection with Him. We are able to learn who He is, and what He promises for us when we […]

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Anyway Obedience When it Seems to be Everybody but Me: Activating Your Purpose Through the Power of Scripture (A 31 Day Series)

Last night I was part of a discussion including a very touchy topic: The fairness of God. We aren’t ever sure what to make of life when catastrophic circumstances occur to good, godly people. Jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald produced truth in perfect pitch when she sang, “Into each and every life some rain has got […]

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Discipline Activates Purpose: Activating Your Purpose Through the Power of Scripture (A 31 Day Series)

Yesterday, we talked about an all too familiar question: why do we suffer? I gave you my thoughts and then shared that I was going to tell you what helped me to begin activating my purpose though pain. Here it goes… What helped to pull me out of the pit isn’t anything crazy elaborate. It’s […]

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Why Do We Suffer? Activating Your Purpose Through the Power of Scripture (A 31 Day Series)

Finding purpose in pain, both physical and emotional, is probably the largest stumbling block we all face. However, even though every person on the planet inevitably deals with some type of brokenness, we are also called to overcome it. In John 16:33 Jesus says, “In this world you will have trouble.” Of all the promises […]

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Do Not Despise Small Beginnings: Activating Your Purpose Through the Power of Scripture (A 31 Day Series)

Many of us confuse purpose with platform. We think if we aren’t doing something that the rest of the world, or at least our immediate circle, considers crazy amazing, we aren’t living with specific purpose. Women are unique in the respect that an overwhelming amount of us are designed as nurturers. We are compassion giving, […]

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