Episode 228

No matter what family you were born into, if you have been reborn into the family of God, then you are an heir of God and co-heir with Christ. In this devotional from Ephesians 1:17-18, I share two action steps to start enjoying the rich and glorious inheritance God has for you. You might struggle…

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Episode 227

What motivates your choices? Most of us want to avoid pain and feel pleasure. It’s human nature to desire what feels good and avoid what feels bad. But what if you want what’s bad for you and don’t want what’s good for you? What would motivate you to say no to something you desire? Or…

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Episode 226

Do you ever feel like you’re in over your head? Like people are giving you more credit than you deserve? Like there’s a possibility you might be exposed as a fraud? In this episode, I talk about “imposter syndrome” and we will look into the Old Testament book of Proverbs to learn the secret of…

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Episode 225

The apostle Paul mentored a young man named Timothy. In his first letter to Timothy, Paul urged Timothy to pray for ALL people. Not just people we like or people who ask or people who deserve it. But ALL people. If you want to pray prayers that God always answers, then you’ll want to stay…

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Episode 224

Do you wonder if God is losing patience with you? Are you convinced your faults, shortcomings and failures count against you? Or does God really accept you just the way you are? This episode dives into what the Bible says about how faith in Jesus not only frees you from accusation, but also makes you…

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Episode 223

Are you facing a huge challenge or concern that seems insurmountable? What if you could somehow make your problem smaller, shrink it down to a manageable size? Is that even possible? A baseball looks big compared to a golf ball but small compared to a basketball, right? And a basketball looks miniscule compared to planet…

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Episode 222

Have you ever looked in the mirror and deliberately said something endearing about yourself? Can you look yourself in the eye and say, “I am wanted”? Listen as I read Jeremiah 1:4-5 and we take a closer look at a man who hung in there and believed he had value, in spite of all the haters.…

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Episode 221

Do you agree with the saying “sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me?” I don’t believe it for a minute. I believe words have power. Today I’ll talk about why this podcast is called “Believe & Speak”, and I’ll share what the Bible says about the power of the…

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Episode 220

How does God make His will known? Is it possible to hear God’s voice? I say yes. Not only because I’ve heard Him—not audibly but undoubtedly, but also because He promised in Scripture that He would speak through the Holy Spirit. I can take Him at His Word that God makes known to me what…

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Episode 219

Supernatural guidance may not be as obvious as following Jesus around in the flesh, but the Holy Spirit is every bit as present with us now as Jesus was with the disciples when he walked this earth. And He has something to say to you. Imagine hanging out with a wise and loving person who…

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