Growing upward, inward & outward

How to make a Prophet

We’ve called this series “How to Make a Prophet”… of the ‘ph’ spelling, that is. Not that there’s anything wrong with making a profit of the other spelling. Progress and growth requires it. But there’s a different kind of progress and growth–an internal, personal sort–that these men and women called prophets were devoted to. their lives pointed definitely and dramatically to God in times when God’s people needed a few pointers.

And I don’t know about you, but I often need a few pointers myself.

How to Make a Prophet 4: Be Ready to Take a Stand (Elijah)

Relationships are difficult journeys to navigate. We sometimes need to say hard words, hard words sometimes fall on deaf ears, and our faith—in others, in God, in ourselves—sometimes falters along the way as a result. Following Elijah’s journey we find these exact problems, but in each struggle God showed up in the most unexpected ways. […]