Posts by CraigSmee
Confidence in Jesus
The Day After Church: Our Confidence Hello everyone! Today, I wanted to talk about the confidence that we can gain through our faith in Christ. Many of us struggle with self-doubt and insecurity, but when we place our trust in God and His plan for our lives, we can find a deep sense of peace and confidence. The Bible tells us that we are fearfully and wonderfully made, and that God has a purpose for each and every one of…
Alerting the Flesh to Spirit Living
To bring our flesh into alignment, we have to discipline ourselves and have a high awareness of our weaknesses and strengths. Here is an excerpt from Dr. Craig Smee’s latest book Amazingly Dangerous.
A Responsible Response To Grace
Amazingly Dangerous – a responsible response to grace Grace is not something we hide behind or use as an excuse to justify our behavior. Grace is a powerful expression of God, given to us as a tool to fight back against mediocrity and live life to the fullest expression possible. Dr. Craig Smee’s second book challenges and provokes anyone seeking to be healed, restored, or transformed to begin living out a responsible response to grace. Find included a grace declaration…
Join the Dots
Rarely end up at wrong place because of one bad choice. Didn’t get bad spot all at once—One step—One bad habit. WHO want become 2) Habit—Start. Based on who you want to become, what habit do you need to break? 21So get rid of every filthy habit and all wicked conduct. Submit to God and accept the word that he plants in your hearts, which is able to save you. James 1:21 GN Good habits: Usually starts more difficult—Payoff usually…
39,732 Reasons to Move On!
The average number of steps an athlete will take when running a marathon is 39, 732. Maybe you are like me and it would more likely be closer to 54,182 steps because that’s the average number of walking steps it takes to walk a marathon. And I would definitely have to walk more than I ran! Every step, from step number 1 to the step across the finish line, has a purpose. Its purpose is to set you up, to…
The What Hustle
In the hustle and bustle of life, we can often get caught up in life’s “whats” keeping us very busy. “What” I have to do, “what” I have to get, “what” I have to say… But when we compare the hustle to the life proposed to us in scripture, we leave much of the passion, fun, and excitement of life behind as we rush forward to get the “what” done! Haggai recorded God’s answer to this. When God saw the…
Adaption Adoption – The Church’s COVID Response
The church has gone through the most significant adaptions in its history. The church’s rhythms have been fundamentally unchanged for way too long, and now, having made a ton of adaptions, what new behaviors ought we to keep?
The COVID Wakeup Call
We take offense because of the limitations that COVID has created all because a version of the church, that we have created, has been limited.