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5 Tips for Financial Breakthrough

Are you struggling with your finances?  Do you have more month that money?  There are some practical things you can do to help turn your finances around.  Here are 5 practical Biblical tips that will help you get the breakthrough you need. 1.  Have a Budget.  You have to have a budget! It doesn’t matter if you’re living paycheck to paycheck or earning six-figures a year, you need to know where your money is going if you want to have a handle on your finances. Budgeting lies at the foundation of every financial plan. Proverbs 21:5 tells us, “The plans...

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Help for Troubled Marriages

First realize every marriage goes through trouble.  Marriages are made up of imperfect people  who make mistakes and do things that can be hurtful even to those they love.  Just because you are going through some troubled waters doesn’t mean your marriage is doomed.  Husbands and wives  have had to work through family and marriage problems since the garden of Eden.  Couples who have strong marriages and stay together don’t have fewer problems,  they are committed to working through and resolving the problems. Here are some helpful hints for troubled marriages: 1.  Recognize the real source of the trouble.  Your...

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Weekly Breakthrough Video

Weekly Breakthrough Video - Click on  the video above to watch. FREE EBOOK – “Why Am I Here”  CLICK HERE to get the free download link. It will help you step in the supernatural destiny for your life. The right word can bring the “BREAKTHROUGH” you need and change everything! Each week I share a short word of encouragement, instruction, inspiration or insight for breakthrough! Remember – there is a “Breakthrough For You”! (CLICK HERE – for ARCHIVES of other Weekly Breakthrough Words) If you want to accept Jesus Christ as your Savior and know for sure you are going to heaven,...

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Take the Summer Challenge

  Summer is here! That means school is out, swimming pools are open, back yard barbeques are happening and all the other things that summer brings.  With those thoughts in mind I have a question;  where does God rank in your summer plans?  It’s easy to get so caught up in all of our summer activities and vacation plans that we let our spiritual life slip during the summer months. God never goes on vacation and we shouldn’t find excuses to take a vacation from church and growing spiritually.  This summer I invite you to “Take the Summer Challenge” –...

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How to Know the Voice of God

  It is imperative that we learn to recognize the voice of God.  Listening to Him and  being able to discern what He wants us to do and how He wants us to do it is key for our lives.  We must learn to know God’s voice. Jesus said, “My sheep recognize my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” John 10:27 (TLB) The question is, how do we do that?  How can we know (recognize) the voice of God? It’s a huge challenge, because the world around us is filled with all kinds of voices and distractions...

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7 Truths for the Abundant Life

Everyone dreams of having a life that is prosperous and fulfilling, but often problems, setbacks, and failures can squelch those dreams and replace them with feelings of discouragement and defeat.  As a result many believe they’re suppose to just endure life.    I want you to know God wants you to thrive, not just survive. Jesus said, “He came to give us life and life more abundantly“.  (John 10:10b) Jesus has given you life and He wants your life to be filled with joy and happiness.  He is the source of our life, it is in Him that “we live, move...

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Wisdom Verses Knowledge

  Did you know that there is a difference between knowledge and wisdom? Have you ever met someone who was like a walking encyclopedia. They had a wealth of information and knowledge stored in their brain, but did not have enough sense to get out of the rain. They lacked wisdom. As pastors and leaders we need all the knowledge we can get, but we need WISDOM to know how to apply that knowledge and be able to lead effectively. Knowledge is defined as “the state or fact of knowing; learning; awareness; the sum of what has been learned or...

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Key to Winning from Coach Popovich

Congratulations to the San Antonio Spurs who just won the National Basketball Association Championship.  They won in a very convincing fashion.  Their unselfish team play and commitment to the goals and vision of the team were key factors in their dominating championship run this year.  I say that because we can learn from the Spurs a key  to winning as leaders in ministry. Everybody wants to win rather its playing checkers, winning NBA Championships or accomplishing the vision of the organization or ministry, that’s what winning is really about.  The question is how to we successfully do that? Well, obviously...

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15 Time Management Tips

Here are 15 time management tips to help you better utilize your time.   Time is a resource everyone has exactly the same amount of, however not everyone gets as much out of their time.  Being a good steward of the time God has given us is important. Effective leaders know how to prioritize and maximize their time .    “So teach us to number our days, That we may gain a heart of wisdom.” (Psalm 90:12 NKJV) The following 15 time management tips can help you “number your days”, hours, and minutes more effectively.  They will help you get...

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How to be Stress Free

  Do you feel overwhelmed and stressed out?  Do you find yourself worrying about everything – big and small?  You’re not alone. Surveys show that anxiety levels in the United States are the highest they’ve been in seven decades. We live in a stress filled world. Studies show money and work top the list of things causing stress in peoples lives.  The economy and unstable world affairs  add to the cares that weigh people down.  Then there is all the e-mailing, texting, and tweeting that fill every minute of every day.  While social media can be helpful it also adds...

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