Does preparation = impact?

Feb 22, 2020
 

Often, as we prepare for a presentation, we equate the amount of preparation with the impact of the presentation.  

I was always taught to do the work, put in the preparation, to do the details, plan and if I was willing to work hard enough the results, the impact would reflect the time and work that I had put in.  There is some truth to that.  Clearly, we have a responsibility to do our best with the gifts, abilities and opportunities that God has given.  

At the same time, though it seems pedantic to state this, the results are not up to us, but are in the hands of the Holy Spirit as he moves on the hearts and minds of the listeners.  

So, what insures the presence and activity of the Holy Spirit?  Our humility, prayer, and dependence.  This cannot be something that we simply take for granted.  It must be something that is consciously acknowledged each and every day, and especially as we anticipate sharing the truth of God's...

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THE foundation for impact! It really ISN"T about us.

Jul 24, 2018
 

We've read it.  

We've taught it.

But do we actually realize the power of humility.  Demonstrated humility.  Humility in action.

I was in Punjab, working with about 150 pastors and what the Lord led me to do changed everything.

Blessings,

Vance

Dr. Vance Hardisty

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What Indiana Jones taught me about worship!

Mar 13, 2018
 

It isn't often that you learn anything from Hollywood, especially about your walk with God, but this was an exception.  Praise and worship, as God intended will change your life!

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