[Note: Originally posted on MichaelHyatt.com.] Last Friday, I had the privilege of hearing General Tommy Franks speak at the Spur Leadership Conference in Austin, Texas. I was standing in the “green room” visiting with one of our authors when General Franks entered the room with his wife, Cathy. He stuck out his hand and said, […]

[Note: Originally posted on Evotional.com.] “If the prophet had asked you to do something hard and heroic, wouldn’t you have done it? So why not this simple “wash and clean”? Remember the story of Naaman in II Kings 5? The prophet Elisha told him to dip in the Jordan river seven times in order to […]

[Note: Originally posted on MichaelHyatt.com.] The highlight of the day for me was Dave Ramsey’s talk. He outlined his “Momentum Theorem.” He displayed this as a mathematical formula, but here is the text version: Focused intensity over time, multiplied by God, creates unstoppable momentum.” He made the astute observation that “When you have momentum, you […]

I have had it on my mind for a long time now, this topic of prosperity: what the world sees it as, and what the Bible actually teaches. I can’t help but find a discorrelation between the two. God’s teaching tends to go against the grain of the world’s idea of what true success and […]

So I was reading through 1 Peter 3 this morning for my devotions. And I stumbled upon a verse that I know I have read before, but just found very interesting. It’s clearly not something you’ll hear many pastors preach from a pulpit–perhaps for good reason.