Posts with the tag “impact”

God's Call to Impact Lives
by Ed Newton on March 12th, 2024
"No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws them, and I will raise them up at the last day." - John 6:44   Have you ever felt like you're not enough? Like you don't have anything significant to offer? It's a common struggle in a world that often measures worth by worldly standards. But what if I told you that God sees things differently? You see, God specializes in turning the ordin...  Read More
Purposeful Impact in Others' Lives
by Ed Newton on February 12th, 2024
"For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do." - Ephesians 2:10    As God orchestrates connections in your life, remember that you are not just a recipient of His blessings but also a vessel through which His purpose flows. Every person you encounter is an opportunity to fulfill a divine assignment in their lives. Recognize the s...  Read More
Who Needs Your Prayers?
by Ed Newton on January 29th, 2024
"Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven." - Matthew 18:19   In a world marked by busyness and distractions, it's easy to overlook the needs of those around us. Yet, the power of collective prayer is a gift we can offer to those facing challenges, uncertainties, or moments of joy. Jesus' words in Matthew...  Read More
Eternal Investments
by Ed Newton on January 18th, 2024
"He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin." - Hebrews 11:25   In a world that often emphasizes instant gratification and fleeting pleasures, the call to choose long-term rewards for God over short-term pleasures is both challenging and crucial. The Bible, in Hebrews 11:25, highlights the exemplary choice made by Moses: "He chose to b...  Read More
Compassionate Communication
by Ed Newton on December 30th, 2023
"Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone." - Colossians 4:6   Our words are potent instruments that shape the narrative of our lives and the lives of those around us. In Colossians 4:6, we are urged to let our conversations be filled with grace, seasoned with salt, highlighting the importance of the words we choose and the mann...  Read More
Empowered by the Anointing
by Ed Newton on July 12th, 2023
"In that day the Lord will reach out his hand a second time to reclaim the surviving remnant of his people from Assyria, from Lower Egypt, from Upper Egypt, from Cush, from Elam, from Babylonia, from Hamath and from the islands of the Mediterranean." - Isaiah 11:11   There is an incredible anointing that God pours out upon His people. The book of Isaiah talks about this in length. So today, I want...  Read More
Slow to Speak
by Ed Newton on June 21st, 2023
"Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry." - James 1:19   It's so easy to get caught up in the moment and say things that we don't mean or things that end up causing trouble. That's why the Bible tells us to be slow to speak and quick to listen. It's a simple concept, but one that can save us from a lot of heartache and regret. Think about it: when we speak too q...  Read More
Ask Questions
by Ed Newton on May 13th, 2023
“Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” - Philippians 2:4  When was the last time you listened to someone talk about something that you had little to no knowledge about? Maybe it was even something that you would never call an interest of your own, and you genuinely stopped to listen to what they were saying. And you even went as far as asking the...  Read More
What’s Different?
by Ed Newton on February 23rd, 2023
“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” - Philippians 2:3-4  Have you ever wondered how you can make a greater impact for God’s Kingdom? For some believers, it might be something they rarely think about. But for those who are on fire for God...  Read More
Are You Real?
by Ed Newton on December 12th, 2022
“Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.” - Proverbs 19:1  Are you real? This might not be a question you think about very often. In fact, it might not be something you have ever really thought of. But it’s a good question to ask yourself from time to time.  Yesterday, we referenced the hot new app taking young kids by storm called “BeRea...  Read More
Not For Everybody
by Ed Newton on September 13th, 2022
“If the world hates you, know that it has hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.” - John 15:18-19   As we continue to look at this idea of a “prophet,” you must understand something. Remember, you do not have to prophesy something out of the b...  Read More

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