WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt. 4- Deliverance vs. Development

When we first come to Christ, salvation is new. You’re a baby in Christ and you have this immeasurable joy, things to a certain extent seem kind of easy. Then as you grow, mature and go deeper in Christ, challenges start to present themselves. We expect salvation to be easy but like any parent, God … Continue reading WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt. 4- Deliverance vs. Development

WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt. 3- Pain in the Process CONT’D

"In order to minister to others, you must first be poured into." (My pastor, Pastor Lynch, taught me that.) I’m blessed to have been ministered to by three wonderful men-of-God these past few weeks and some things that they preached I felt flowed perfectly with our learning of the process that God sends us through … Continue reading WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt. 3- Pain in the Process CONT’D

WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt.3- Pain in the Process

We say that we want to be shaped and molded, to be more like Christ, but do we think of the pain and discomfort that comes with being shaped and molded? And do we think about Christ’s life and experiences? His life wasn’t fun nor was it full of family and trustworthy friends. Jesus went … Continue reading WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt.3- Pain in the Process

WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt. 2- God’s Timing CONT’D

Trusting God’s Timing The Story of Joseph Joseph was the son of Jacob and Rachel. Jacob had 12 sons but Joseph was his favorite son because he was born by Jacob’s favorite wife, Rachel. Jacob worked 14 years to get Rachel as his wife and he also had to wait many years after marriage for … Continue reading WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt. 2- God’s Timing CONT’D

WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt.2- God’s Timing

If asked, our grandparents would probably agree that this generation is one of the smartest but also one of the weakest. It has stripped us of experiences that teach us hard work and patience. We are so accustomed to having things now. We don’t fully understand the importance of being patient for things. We get … Continue reading WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt.2- God’s Timing

WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt. 1 – Blessings CONT’D (mini post)

The other Sunday, my pastor touched on blessings a little and some things he said really stuck with me and I feel they go very well with my post about blessings. He came from Mark 4:13-20. “…but the worries of this life, the deceitfulness of wealth and the desires for other things come in and … Continue reading WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt. 1 – Blessings CONT’D (mini post)

WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt. 1- B L E S S I N G S

Most times, the process begins in between blessings. God has either removed one blessing because it has served its time, He must remove the blessing because we are mishandling it or He may be preparing us and making room for the next blessing that is far better. Either way, it is always for our benefit. … Continue reading WELCOME TO THE PROCESS Pt. 1- B L E S S I N G S