Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
That is always a great verse and many times our plan is not His, and many times our plan “B” is His plan “A” so we need to be careful how hard we hold on to our plan.
It is crazy how we think we know best.
Like when my kids would be playing ball and it bounces in the street, their first thought and focus is all about getting the ball but as a parent we see the big picture and yell out to them “STOP! Make sure no cars are coming!”
We can get so focused on what we are involved in that we lose sight of not only impending danger but the good things God has for us. So…
Been gone for a while, so I am back hopefully to get more regular like I used to be.
Anyway, this morning in my quiet time I read through Luke 11:
Just had a sobering thought, have us worship leader/band people gotten so trendy/”cool” that we lost focus?
To be challenged, is it a good thing or a bad thing? I guess it depends on what you do with the challenge and what is being challenged.
Right now I am feeling challenged on playing guitar in the worship band and my view of worship in general, and I don’t think it is a bad thing.
I met Zac at Newspring church when I visited there, we chatted online in various ways. He passed away today so please keep his wife and three kids in your prayers. Here is his story:
Plan B by Pete Wilson is a book I just finished reading and I really felt challenged and encouraged by it.
First let me say I was expecting a book that was more of a self help, book with tips of dealing with change like a Christian version of Who Moved My Cheese. It was not that at all…
So I have the opportunity to read and review Pete Wilson’ new book Plan B. I will do a full review but wanted to share something that I had not seen before that Pete brought up…