Tag Archives: Trust in God

Give Thanks! (Part 2)

Maybe you do not know, or are not aware, or are not sure, or you just cannot see, but there is an invisible hand over you and behind you to protect, to guide, and to help you on your journey. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Give Thanks! (Part 1)

In a time when people believe that they are entitled to almost anything, it is hard to cultivate a thankful heart, not only for people that do something for us, but principally for God. On top of that we can … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Where Everybody Knows Your Name Probably some of you remember the 1980s sitcom Cheers. The music theme, written by Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo, was “Where Everybody Knows Your Name”. It goes like this: Making your way in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When God Calls Our Name

Abraham, Moses, Samuel and Paul are among those people who heard the voice of God in a special way. God called them to a different place and life, to a mission, to become a prophet and judge, and to become … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

People who missed a great opportunity to serve

In the early 80s I was the pastor of a midsized church in the capital of a very important state in Brazil. My church with other churches partnered with Youth for Christ to organize a special event for young people. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C’mon God, Give Me a Break! – Conclusion

“Everybody has a story of sorrow to tell.” This is what a Brazilian friend and colleague used to say. We all have. We live in a broken world, and we are broken too. The prophet Isaiah puts it in a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C’mon God, Give Me a Break! – I want to come back!

Have you ever wandered away from God and His church to the point that you felt a stranger to your own faith? People come to you and ask you about your God, your church, and your faith, and you do … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C’mon God, Give Me a Break! – They are against me without any reason!

Have you ever been blindsided? Not only have you been caught by surprise, but attacked by someone that you would never expect? It could be a good friend that you trusted, a long time colleague, or a member of your … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment