Some men are brought up that they do not need anyone else. The message of the Lone Wolf is that, although there is an entire pack available to you, it’s better for you to walk an isolated, lonely path. The fact is, no man can be a lone wolf and walk in their faith alone.
Have you reached a point when you realized you just can’t change a person? The truth is, you can’t change the people around you, but you can change the people around you. So what does that mean?
If we think about all the terrible decisions we have made in our lives, it all goes back to us seeing that enticing bait. Then before we know it, we are dragged into outer space and we have no idea how we got there.
The year 2019 is coming to a close, and Joshua’s Outpost is entering its second year as a ministry. Here are the top 5 blog posts for 2019.
When was the last time you encouraged someone? As we walk through life in a broken world, encouragement is an essential skill. Are you willing and equipped to do this in the lives of others? First, we have to define what biblical encouragement is not.
I will never be an astronaut, but I am a husband, dad, pastor, friend, leader, and mentor of men; what I do is very important. I am sure you feel the same about this mission called life. We need to ask God and others for help when we feel like we are going from Earth to Mars on a bottle rocket.
Saying ‘YES’ to everyone is not good, especially when you are just doing it to appear good in his or her eyes. You feel depleted, exhausted, and even feel like everyone depends on you. So why is the word ‘NO’ so important in a person’s life and why does it relate to reasonable service?
The first topic in the “Myths that make us miserable” series is “Haters”. A word that spread like wildfire in the 90s. In hater-nomics, we’ll look at the spheres of influence and how to focus your efforts on the people that will give you the highest return on investment.
I think God wants us to invest deeply in things that we care about, whether that is sports, food, people, work, family, exercise, whatever. God doesn’t want us to give up on these things, but rather, he wants to be involved in all those things! So what does that look like? I want to look at a few things that we all invest in, and see how we can let Jesus in on these places.
Do you move away from others because you want to be safe and avoid hurt (isolation)? Or do you move towards others because you think you need them to live (immersion)? While most of us don’t tend to live at either of these extremes, we do tend towards independence or co-dependence. Where we are on the continuum varies within each relationship, but in most cases, the problems we have in relationships tend to fit one of three relational profiles.