Even good things can hold us back. The security of a job, perhaps one we don’t like. If we have a great idea but are unwilling to try something new, we’ll never know if we can. Or a familiar ...

A motivational speaker offered the people gathered in his audience a crisp $50 bill. All hands went up. The speaker crumpled the bill and offered it again. Once more, all hands were raised. Even ...

―  Also find us at www.MyChurchNotes.com  ― We know the manger scene by heart. Baby Jesus snuggles in a straw-filled manger, and on either side hover Mary and Joseph, looking ...

A dancing tree? You bet, you’ve seen them. Pop in the batteries, and the tree sways and jiggles, usually to a musical tune, and often with flashing lights. Fun but sometimes irritating, and ...

Cider is a word that has different meanings in different parts of the world. In Europe and parts of South America, it is an intoxicating drink derived from fermented fruit. In North America it is ...
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So why does so much of the Bible revolve around praising God? Why do our church services start with worship songs and clapping? Does God suffer from an identity crisis? Does he feel bereft of love, ...

You wake up in the morning with the memory of a dream. We’ve all done it. The dream, fading but still real. We want to share it before it’s gone, and when we start describing what’s in our ...

List the things you love. Right now. On a napkin, on your hand, anywhere you can. Your list might include your children, your favorite dress, or even the chocolate mousse you enjoyed at the ...

In 1985, recording artists from across North America joined to send a message to listeners everywhere. The group of artists (at least 13 and as many as 50) named themselves U.S.A. for Africa. ...

To cheer someone on is a good habit to form. We can give a novice an emotional lift. Encourage them. Let them know they are doing okay, even if we know it could be done better. It’s motivation ...

The Internet has allowed Christian teachers unprecedented access to ministry opportunities across the globe. Establish your offices in Chicago, London, or Adelaide, and you can minister to people ...

What gets you up in the morning? What’s your motivation for putting your feet on the floor and heading out the door? It’s obvious for some of us. We have children, pets, or a job. We don’t ...
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