Disappointments in Ministry

Disappointments in ministry By: Ysrael De la Cruz I think about the list of names at the end of 2 Timothy 4 verses 9-22 and the stories attached to each one of them. These people all crossed path with the apostle Paul; some were his traveling companions in his endeavors to plant churches; some reminded…

Stop Eating Spiritual Junk Food

Junk food is defined as food that has low nutritional value; it may be very appealing and enjoyable, but not nutritious.  A diet of junk food will be disastrous in someone’s life.  There are lots of Christians who are just eating “spiritual junk food” and they wonder why their faith is anemic.  In order to…

Faith or Fear

At any given situation we will respond either with faith or fear.  Jesus confronted his disciples’ fear that night as they were going to the other side of the Lake of Galilee; the story where Jesus was asleep in the boat while the disciples battled against the waves. (Mark 4:40).  The disciples woke Jesus in…

Opposing Jesus

Opposing Jesus As Christians we may not realize, or perhaps thought has ever entered our minds.  At times, instead of being kingdom people, we become obstacles (stumbling blocks) in his kingdom agenda.  Have you ever found yourself fighting against God? We know from Scripture that Satan’s job has always been to thwart God’s plan; he…

Stop Limiting God!

Stop limiting God By: Ysrael De la Cruz It amazes me how often we limit God in our daily living. You may not realize it, or care to even admit, that you have a limited perspective of God.  God is Sovereign above everything he created.  Nothing is bigger or more powerful than him.  He (Jesus)…