Saturday, October 1

Tag: growth

Personal Life

The Final Countdown …

On October 31 the people assembled again, and this time they fasted ... Nehemiah 9:1 In the book of Nehemiah we see the process of the people of God returning from captivity and reestablishing themselves with God. Fasting brings us clearly before God. Times of refreshing come as you consecrate yourself to the Lord and find He breaks off those loose ends that hang around. You are being shaped and revived for the next season of your life. What did these returning people of God do? - The first thing they did as a nation was to come around the Word of God. They read, but they also allowed it to speak. They fell to the ground in awe of its message and of God. - As they had need they sought to be purified by the Lord. - They also created shelters, spaces of encounters - setting a...
Personal Life

Grow Yourself!

I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the increase.    1 Corinthians 3:6 Growth is both essential to our lives and the natural by-product of a healthy life. We should be ambitious to grow ourselves, our relationships, our careers and sphere of influence. Growth comes from 3 simple steps: 1. Plug into a growth source 2. Maintain the conditions for growth 3. Water the areas you intend to grow (work on it) A growth source would be a growing Church, a growing company, others people who are developmental and growing and of course God Himself. Pluging-in, or 'getting planted' means proactively connecting to and involvement with. Conditions for growth are a humble spirit, willing to learn with a healthy self-awareness. The input of positive growth influencers. In the same way