intimacy with god

Born or Made?

Born or Made?

Are leaders born or made? Could the answer be yes to both? Check out this post and see how a little of both are in leaders.

LIKE THE WORST TYPE OF CANCER

LIKE THE WORST TYPE OF CANCER

Those with positions who have influence and leadership are constantly at risk of throwing their influence for Christ away. Check out these four practices that can help us keep out integrity and finish well.

Meet ILI Global Heroes

Meet ILI Global Heroes

Ever wonder how our leaders become the heroes they are today? Read about the Eight Core Values they follow and ask yourself if these are areas you could grow in, too.

Small Acts - Great Legacy

Small Acts - Great Legacy

One small act could change the course of someones life and ultimately history. Here are 8 ways to be the leader who can CHANGE history.

Did You Know Jesus Prayed For Your Intimacy With God?

Did You Know Jesus Prayed For Your Intimacy With God?

Jesus prayed for us to have as deep of a relationship with the Father as He has with Him. How are you cultivating an intimate relationship with Him?

GOD WANTS A PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH YOU

GOD WANTS A PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH YOU

God wants to know you and be known by you. Will you be committed to your relationship with the Father to grow deeper with Him?

GOING DEEPER WITH GOD

GOING DEEPER WITH GOD

Have you explored the depths of your relationship with God? God desires to have a deep and intimate relationship with you.

DOING NOTHING

DOING NOTHING

There is nothing you can do to stop your body from growing old, but you can stop from growing spiritually cold. Check out these few ways to prevent spiritual decay in your life!

THE GREATEST CHALLENGE

THE GREATEST CHALLENGE

How’s your prayer life? These 5 steps will help you grow deeper in your relationship with God.

THE SILENT CRESCENDO

THE SILENT CRESCENDO

There is nothing very captivating about simply putting one foot in front of the other. It is not running or soaring, but a simple steady pace. But when you think about it as our walk in faith, it can be viewed a little differently. 

PUTTING GOD FIRST

PUTTING GOD FIRST

After the end of a severely unhealthy relationship, Olga began to wonder why God even allowed that season in her life. When she was introduced to couple who kept God at the center of their marriage, it all became clear...

INTIMACY WITH GOD RESTORED MY MARRIAGE

INTIMACY WITH GOD RESTORED MY MARRIAGE

When God restores our relationship with Him, He also heals the relationship with the most important person on earth, our spouse.

SOUNDS IN THE SILENCE

SOUNDS IN THE SILENCE

Sometimes our lives can be so loud that it becomes difficult to hear God. But when we quiet ourselves before the Lord, the sounds in the silence can change our lives.

ASSESSING YOUR SPIRITUAL CLIMATE

ASSESSING YOUR SPIRITUAL CLIMATE

Climate change is a hot topic in our world, but there is different climate change in need of our immediate attention. When did you last examine your spiritual climate?

HOUSE HUNTERS

HOUSE HUNTERS

Finding the right home is a big task. Wouldn't it be nice if someone did it for us? Even if someone was willing, we would never trust anyone to buy a place for us to live. Is there anyone you trust to do your house hunting?

THE WORST AND BEST OF TIMES

THE WORST AND BEST OF TIMES

"We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him..." (Romans 8:28). This is a great verse, but it is one we would prefer was needed to encourage others rather than ourselves. What would happen if we totally bought in to Romans 8:28?

WHEN TRAINING LEADERS IS NOT THE PRIORITY

WHEN TRAINING LEADERS IS NOT THE PRIORITY

There is a time to hold a conference and a time to respond to a crisis. When we truly have a Passion for the Harvest, we find that training leaders is not limited to a classroom.

Three Decisions to Change Your Every Day

Three Decisions to Change Your Every Day

Have you ever experienced a day when everything seemed to go wrong? Perhaps your tire went flat in the middle of the road and then it started raining. Perhaps your paycheck didn't stretch to the end of the month, and to make matters worse, unforeseen expenses added extreme pressure. Maybe you were hit with the dreadful “C-word” diagnosis — cancer. Every day we are hit with bad news, big or small, but some days it seems to pile up. How can we overcome days such as these?

SMALL ACTS, GREAT LEGACY

Seventeen — the age when life-changing decisions are made. This was especially true for Brian, a young Christian man who was trying to figure out what to do with the rest of his life. It all became clear when Brian walked into a Christian coffee house and was deeply touched by the large mural on one of the walls. In this mural, repeated many times, were the words of Ecclesiastes 12:1...

Small is the New Big

Small is the New Big

Most people may not know who John Wesley was, but I would argue many (particularly evangelical Christians) have heard his name before. John Wesley was an Anglican priest who founded Methodism in the seventeenth century, but his influence endures today. He was the leader of a spiritual and social revival that changed the face of England, North America, and much of the world. Wesley was a prolific writer and a powerful preacher who spoke to thousands. So, with all of these great accomplishments, what is Wesley’s greatest legacy?