Satisfied

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Researchers have found that the highest job satisfaction comes from employees who believe they are making a meaningful difference. However, good employers believe that job satisfaction is the responsibility of the company! It takes the initiative to create satisfied employees before it tries to create satisfied customers. Southwest Airlines and Disney are two examples of such companies. God wants believers …

When Stuff Owns You

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

What kind of garage sales do you operate? There are only two. 1) You want to get rid of stuff. 2) You want to make money. Here’s my garage sale story, when my eyes opened to see that I didn’t own my stuff. It owned me. 

Blind Jesus

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Ask a physically blind person if they’re blind and they’ll say, “Well, yeah, of course.”Ask a spiritually blind person if they’re blind, and they’ll say, “What are you talking about? Who do you think you are, accusing me of being blind?! You’re the blind one, you fool!”  The difference between being physically blind and spiritually blind is that when a …

Walk with God

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

“It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the truth, telling how you continue to walk in it. I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth” (3 John 3,4). When John says that he prays for it to “go well with you,” that literally means, …

Jesus Makes It Personal

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

What an amazing world of high tech we live in! You can go online and get a uniquely designed logo for your small business, become an ordained minister, or take medical lab tests without ever talking to a real person.  But then you need to talk to a real person about your phone bill, so you call and get an …

You Must Do This

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Jesus doesn’t exaggerate often or speak as if your hair is on fire. Yet in these words he lays everything on the table.  If there is one thing to do as a follower of Jesus, this, according to Jesus, is it: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever …

God’s Words About God’s Word

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Finish this statement with the first description that comes to your mind: God’s Word is ___________. What if I’d ask you to come up with 65 more descriptions? Could you? I think I might be able to offer a couple dozen, maybe, on a good day. Today I’d like to share with you a list of 66 words that describe …

Essentials According To Jesus

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

What must you do today to live well? Before you answer that, consider this similar question: What must you do today to live? Your answer to this second question is the secret to the first question.

That’s Your Problem

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

“Not responsible for gravel projectiles smashing your windshield.” That’s what the sign on the back of the dump truck said. Or something like that. All I know is that every time I read those warnings on trucks hauling gravel, I have this discussion with myself: “Could it really be true that if any gravel from that truck damages my vehicle, …

Here Is Harmony

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Hostility is everywhere, and getting worse. With my friends, I’m praying hard for it to end. But how will that happen? It is God’s work. God reconciles—brings together—all kinds of people with different opinions and backgrounds by bringing them first to the cross of Jesus. Here is how it works.  Sinful hostility died when Jesus died on “the cross, by …