This is a dream that my friend Denise was given in May- “After a day of fasting, praying and being in God's Word, the Lord gave me this vision in the middle of May. What I saw was this: An older man dressed in a gray/black suit with a white shirt was on his knees praying on his face. He was weeping and crying out to the Lord....”
Fasting is a popular word that you may hear in connection with health trends. In my social media newsfeed I can regularly expect a friend to share about the benefits of intermittent fasting to purge the body of impurities or to "reset" your biological systems. People are usually on board with anything to help strengthen …
After a recent sports spinal injury, we needed to find the best pediatric orthopedic doctor for our son. We didn't look for someone cool. We didn't care if this doctor liked the same music we liked or even if he or she had a big social media following. We chose the best doctor who would give us the soundest medical advice for our emergency situation. When we found ourselves at the office of the top pediatric orthopedic doctor at UVA, she gave us some news my son did not want to hear.
Being in spiritual leadership is not easy. You commit yourself to serve people who may not always respect your sacrifice—like Jesus did. When you are a servant leader, you can find yourself carrying a lot of the load while other people relax—like Jesus did.