Losing Ground

Today’s fortune cookie is very timely: “He who throws mud loses ground.” I have seen and heard a lot of ground being tossed around lately. Look at the news or on social media. People have surely forgotten the phrase often shared by parents or grandparents – if you have nothing nice to say, do not … Continue reading Losing Ground

Planting for a Good Harvest Outline

Planting for a Good Harvest – New Years Day 2017 God has been preparing things at DRCC for this year – A Year of Planting First comes the Rototiller – breaks up the ground to prepare for the planting Purging / Preparing / Setting up Luke 6:38 MSG –“Give away your life; you’ll find life … Continue reading Planting for a Good Harvest Outline

Harvest with Joy

Ministry is not always easy. Many times, it is grueling. Onlookers can only capture a glimpse of what is put into a ministry. They may not see the initial planning, the preparation, and everything that goes into getting everything in place. But they also don’t see the back-end story—they don’t see the lives of those … Continue reading Harvest with Joy

Pockets Filled with Holes

Most people can remember a time they put something considered valuable in a pocket that happened to have a hole in it that allowed the item to escape. I have seen so much money fall to the ground as a result of pockets filled with holes. Through Haggai, the Lord was delivering a message. At … Continue reading Pockets Filled with Holes

Perfect Weather

Have you ever given an excuse that you were waiting for the right moment to do something? Solomon wrote that “farmers who wait for perfect weather never plant.” And because “they watch every cloud, they never harvest.” If you do not get started with something, how will you ever get to the finish line? When … Continue reading Perfect Weather

Best Part of Everything

The best part of everything that was discussed in this Proverb is making reference to the first of the harvest. Yet we could actually look at all areas of our lives and consider this “best part of everything.” It can really put things in perspective for a person when reflecting upon things with this phrase. … Continue reading Best Part of Everything