I'm sitting here as we just finished our staff meeting and we were talking about a variety of issues in relation to the future of our church. I was looking over our attendance, visitors and others that I haven't seen in awhile. (We are going to do a new directory next month because I don't know a third of our church.) Anyway, I was just thinking about the fact that I speak to a group of a few hundred people and stare at them for 35-40 minutes every week. When I'm done looking at everyone and then go over attendance 48 hours later, I have such a hard time remembering who was there. I forget really fast and I actually try to remember. It reminds me of reading the Bible. I read it each day and it has been a part of my life for a long time but I still forget. More on this topic this weekend. It's so important to go back and look into God's word each day because I know that I have a tendency to forget. How about you? Just a thought.
Today I read a great devotional from Joel Osteen Ministries that I thought would be an encouragement to you. To often we settle for mediocrity & second best in our lives. Many times I trust God for so little when He really wants to bless me big! I want to challenge you today to remember that God can do more in & through your life than what your currently believing for! Take a step & believe big today! TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever" (Ephesians 3:20-21, NKJ) TODAY'S WORD from Joel and Victoria God wants to do exceedingly abundantly above all you can ever ask, think, or imagine. In another place, it says that no person has ever seen, heard, or even imagined the wonderful things that God has in store for those who love the Lord. But notice that it's acco