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Recapturing Trust in Uncertain Times By Wayne Hastings

Uncertain Times Call for Greater Trust Let’s face it; we live in uncertain times. We often don’t know what will happen next. As good as we create plans and strategies, pandemics, new government mandates, and cultural changes (desire to work from home instead of an office; deciding to quit working) can blow them up in…

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The Truth About Control By Wayne Hastings

What’s got control of you? We, especially those of us who live in the Western world, love to think we are in control. We think—in fact, we’re told from a young age—that we can do it all. We work so hard to control our money, our time, our talents, and yet—no matter how hard we…

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Who Is In Control?

“Unless we’re convinced the good Lord is in absolute control of everything, we’ll be controlled by anxiety and fear.”—George Foreman  God is our Refuge and Strength [mighty and impenetrable to temptation], a very present and well-proved help in trouble. ~ Psalm 46:1 AMP  We, especially those of us who live in the Western world, love…

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Turning Disappointment into Opportunity

Things have ‘hatched’ badly here this spring. There are seasons when things go wrong; and they just have to be lived through; like the old inscription, ‘Good times and bad times; all times get over.’ —Beatrix Potter Pharaoh said to Joseph, I have dreamed a dream, and there is no one who can interpret it;…

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Choosing Boldness

“Words of doubt often get so loud that we fail to act. A horrible feeling builds in our stomach. Sometimes we can’t sleep. We fail to move forward. So we stay with what is safe and opportunities pass us by.”—Robert Kiyosaki At the command of the Lord the children of Israel would journey, and at…

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Take a Rest

To enter God’s rest . . . means to enjoy the perfect, unshakable confidence of salvation in our Lord. We have no more reason to fear. We have absolute trust and confidence in God’s power and care.—John MacArthur Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy-laden and overburdened, and I will cause you…

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The Cloud of Negative Thinking

Christian Leadership Alliance - A Leader's Choice

“There’s nothing magic about it, but seeing things in a positive light—including yourself—will give you that attitude necessary to succeed.” ~ Kevin Leman “The Angel of the Lord appeared to him, and said to him, ‘The Lord is with you, you mighty man of valor!’” (Judges 6:12 NKJV) Gideon felt he had too many problems.…

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Looking For Opportunity

Christian Leadership Alliance: Seeking to serve others

“Every honest effort you make to help other people will come back to you in some way, at some time, and often when you least expect it.”—Brian Tracy  “The Lord said to her, ‘My dear Martha, you are worried and upset over all these details! There is only one thing worth being concerned about. Mary…

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