Pray the Fine Print

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Joab was a strong, successful military commander in King David’s army. His faith was bold and courageous. He was a fighter. Sometimes he struggled to keep his own ambitions in check. Sometimes he yielded his own preferences in faith to where God might lead. This is one of those times. Joab was leading military campaigns to bring peace to the …

You Inspire Me

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Captain Charlie Plumb is a Vietnam POW survivor. Well, he did more than survive. He thrived in a communist prison camp and even more so when he returned home.  Charlie has become a motivational speaker, telling his story of resilience to over 5,000 audiences in nearly every industry—including 3M, Blue Cross Blue Shield, NASA and BMW. You can read more …

Because Of My Chains

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Do you consider yourself an inspirational person? The Bible says you are! Be inspired, and also be encouraged to inspire others.

7 Excuses Not to Help

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Last night Cara and I were relaxing together, watching a favorite Hulu series, and the commercials were so LOUD!! I had to grab the remote and press the mute button. Ahh. Relief. We need to learn how to do this with other noise. Like the voice of excuses we listen to. They convince us not to act, not to help, …

Pray More about God

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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 …

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.  …

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 …

This Is Killing Us

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Ask your child which one they would rather eat for lunch today: spinach or McDonald’s french fries? Okay, now, all adults, more mature in your understanding of health, same question … The American diet is killing us Our desperation for convenience makes fast food in the car and processed food in the kitchen a quick but deadly choice. According to …

5 Good Reasons David Went to Church

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King David wrote many of the psalms in the Bible. These are poetry, set to music, and used in worship. So David was not a guy who got bored in church or spent Sundays on the golf course.  Let me show you from David’s words in Psalm 122 five good reasons to go to church. This is the house of …