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Releasing Control | God Intersections

Hearing God’s Voice

Monday, August 27th, 2012

I was minding my own business nursing a particular injustice this weekend when the God of the Universe showed up and provided this thought “Will you let this situation in your marriage make you more like Jesus or more like the world?”.

And instantly a whole line of thinking appeared.  That’s the way it works for me with God.  I used to think I didn’t hear His voice much. I still don’t actually hear much in the still, quiet places with Him.   Then I learned something big.  Telling God when and how He should speak to us just does not work. When I finally stopped using that approach and let Him teach me I learned some fascinating things about hearing God: (more…)

How does God break into your business world?

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

God in business.  These three words did not used to go together, at least not in my life.  I used to believe that it was my job to be successful in the business world and then figure out how to apply that success to one of God’s ministries (preferably by giving money).  Financial success first, God success second.  Using a car analogy, I wanted to drive the car called my life to the point I had accomplished a given amount of success and then I would consider letting God drive.


It’s about Surrender Stupid!

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

No worries, I’m not talking about you, I’m talking about me. The question of the day is “How many more ship sinkings, oil well blow outs, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunami’s, stock market meltdowns etc. will it take before I learn to surrender?”.

Surrender to what? Surrender the outcome of my life and business to God! Surrender to Trusting God with my life and business every month, every week, every day and every hour.


Do YOU need help?

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

That’s the question of the day.  Do YOU need help? If so when and from whom and for what kind of things?  As I’ve pondered lately this question seems to be at the heart of the man and God question.  Most folks I talk to believe in God.  But do you believe in a God that actually helps you?  Do you believe in a God that cares about you?  Do you believe in a God that actually shows up in your life?


Why is this Stewardship Thing so Hard???

Friday, March 5th, 2010

This has been an amazing week of God Intersections for me.  My normal “vital activity” every week is to meet with three God Intersections.  The purpose of those meetings is to simply hear where folks are at (everyone has a story), model what God is doing in my life and find out how I can help.  This week I’ve had over 15 intersections (a record) all around a fairly common theme.  That theme is “my business (or life) is NOT working very well”.


Finding God’s Rhythm for Our Lives

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Does the term “God’s Rhythm for our Lives” speak to you? Have you ever experienced that state in your life and/or business where you seem to be “in sync with the universe”? This idea of “God’s Rhythm” in my life has been percolating in me for several years. And as readers of this blog know, I’ve been pondering the idea of releasing control of my life to God for the last year or so. Interesting how long it takes to “get a voice” for what God is teaching us.