How to Know, Live & Love Your Life Purpose (Part 3 of 4)

3 Ways to Live Your Purpose and Overcome the Resistance

In recent weeks, I have written about my personal purpose story and how we can know the purpose for which we were made. This week, I am addressing the third part of the series, Living our Purpose.

I believe everyone would agree that it is great to know our purpose; however it is a pity when people know it but aren’t living it.

Is this you today?

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Marriage and M.O.N.E.Y.

Meant to Go Together

It’s here! The wedding day! The bride has been dreaming of this her whole life. The groom is an aisle walk away from seeing his favorite girl like never before! It’s exciting times on marital bliss lane and married life is about to become reality. After becoming a believer in Christ, I learned that marriage is a blessing from the Lord. Today, I view the holy institution of marriage as two of God’s unique creations, man and wife, united in a powerful way to change the world. I have heard it said God designed marriage to make us holy, not happy. When I became married, myself, I quickly learned God wanted to change me first. I wasn’t ready for the “heavenly” makeover.

There are many lessons to learn through marriage. One of the hardest, yet one of the most influential is the M.O.N.E.Y. lesson. The purpose of this writing is to you help you with this powerful tool God gives us.

Make money a part of your marriage mission

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The Secret Sauce for Starting a Stewardship Ministry | Part One

Over the next week,  I will be posting a 3-part series of blogs entitled,  “The Secret Sauce to Starting a Stewardship Ministry at your Church”.  This is an exciting write for me because I never dreamed I would be on the path that I am today.  I am thankful God has led to me being a stewardship director at a 7,000 member church.

I have had the privilege of leading the Stewardship Ministry for 7 years at Grace Family Church in Lutz, FL just outside of Tampa. During this time, I have learned that the most important thing to starting and growing a Stewardship ministry is having the Secret Sauce.  Using Financial Peace University, the ministry has been able to graduate almost 2,000 people, pay off over 6MM in debt and save 2MM in emergency funds.  How did we accomplish this?  It’s because we used the Secret Sauce for Starting a Stewardship Ministry, its called VMG.  It’s VISION – MISSION — GOAL.


Grace Family Church Stewardship Vision Statement:
All people are educated and empowered to manage God’s resources God’s way.

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