Removing Wrong Labels

Removing Wrong Labels “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”  -Proverbs 18:21 I’ve heard this verse my entire life. I remember as a child picturing myself eating the fruit of my words. It is the difference between eating a ripe and luscious apple or…

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Contending For Your Destiny

Jon Tyson

We live in a culture obsessed with independence. Everywhere we turn, there is a new advertisement offering a product or some sort of opportunity for us to build our own kingdom.  In a culture saturated with self, how do we maintain dependence on Jesus? For many years, I chased dreams of my own making. I…

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Understanding the Time

It’s important that we recognize what God is doing in this season. There are three questions that all of us need to answer right now. 1. What time is it? 2. What is God doing in my generation? 3. Where do I belong in God’s plan? Anywhere that we have placed our hope outside of…

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Even Jesus Wept

Grief. It is defined in Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary as “deep and poignant distress caused by or as if by bereavement.” Grief is a difficult reality that we will all face at one time or another. It’s a complex topic that’s hard for most of us to even talk about. We experience grief in many aspects of…

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Facing the Sting of Disappointment

I’ve experienced a great amount of disappointment in my life. From almost losing my life in a car crash and being left with lingering lifelong ramifications to the loss of dear friends to seeing the toll that a life in ministry can take on family and home life. I’ve been disappointed with myself, others, and…

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