Why is seeking God important?

Seeking God is the key that unlocks the life you were created for

It seems that everyone is looking for a magic key that will help them unlock all the things they need or want for their life. If you have lived for very long, you know that no such key exists. Hard work and effort are rewarded. If you work hard and strive to put in your […]

Giving Up On Your Dream: 25 Questions To Ask Before You Do

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So, you are thinking of giving up on your dream. How long have you been waiting on God to bring your dream into reality? Some of you have been waiting weeks, months, and in many cases, years. You want to experience God do the impossible in your life. You’ve cried about your situation and longed […]

Concealed Carry: 5 Ways Faith Is Similar To Concealed Carry

Faith & The Outdoors Issue #2

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I’ve been interested in getting my concealed carry license for quite some time now. Many people that I consider close friends have their permit and carry their weapons regularly. There are many different views on this topic, and admittedly, it’s a hot one. Some people are dead set against concealed carry. They don’t understand why […]

Perfectionist: Quit Trying To Be Perfect

Three Thoughts To Help You Conquer Your Pursuit Of Perfection

Perfectionist, there is no such thing as perfect. Often we are tempted to look at other people and compare our self to them. Their glaring weaknesses are never what show up in our thoughts, but rather we see all the spectacular wins and successes they seem to acquire. Perfection gets even more elusive when you […]

Spiritual Warfare: How To Fight And Win

Four Strategies To Overcome Your Spiritual Battles

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Spiritual warfare is tough. It tends to press you and push your spiritual limits, and every spiritual battle requires faith to overcome. Now, I hesitate a little to write on this subject because some Christians take it too far. They see a devil behind every bush. I don’t think it is right or healthy to […]