Pray More About God

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Are you familiar with the 5 love languages? One of them is called “quality time.” It means togetherness—and not just proximity but focused attention. If a guy’s wife is telling him about her day while he’s scrolling for sports scores on his phone, that’s not quality time. If her husband is playing tennis with her but she’s arguing about how …

We’re All Weather Experts

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Everyone is concerned about the weather. No. We are actually consumed with the weather.  We begin critical conversations and life-changing job interviews talking about the weather. Really?! We use phone apps that give us minute-by-minute weather notifications. We believe the weather is both urgent and important.  What if you talked about Jesus as much as you talk about the weather?  …

4 Evangelism Tips from Jesus

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

“The Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. He told them, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field’” (Luke 10:1,2).  What do you notice about Jesus …

Plants, Evangelism and Jim’s Dad

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Do you understand the difference between urgent and important? Best-selling author, James Clear, writes, “How long will you delay what’s important to you just so that you can handle the next urgent thing in front of you? How long will you put off what you’re capable of doing just to maintain what you’re currently doing? … Too often we live …

God Is Always Working

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“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28). God didn’t stop working in your life last year when you forgot to pray, or during your pregnancy when you lost the baby, or last week when you were let go from work. …

No Greater Time

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

We believe the weather is both urgent and important. What if you talked about Jesus as much as you talk about the weather?

God Is Able

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“God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work … You will be made rich in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion” (2 Corinthians 9:8,11).  Does the devil try to tempt you to think …

Fast Food. Slow Jesus.

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Martha’s meal was fast food. She was multitasking at a dizzying pace trying to get it all done, “distracted by all the preparations that had to be made.” Mary’s meal was slow, fine dining. She was sitting with Jesus, delightfully savoring the morsel of every moment, as she “sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said” (Luke 10:39,40).  …

Beyond Your Ability

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

When was the last time you were in over your head? As in, thinking you could handle something but, well, no. It happens all the time. Health needs. Home projects. High powered conversations. Happy relationships.  When you reach the point of a situation being beyond your ability, you have three choices. You can quit, and call it a failure. You …

Whose Work Is This?

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Each of us on average has 600 friends—people we know, who’d recognize us if we found ourselves standing next to each other at the airport. Among your 600 friends are many people who don’t go to church or believe in Jesus. In that group of people, studies show that 80% of them are open and receptive to an invitation to …