Food For The Soul

Food For The Soul

It’s a new day and I hope you are beginning to see a shift take place in your life! I’ve heard such positive and inspiring feedback from our blog series the last few weeks. There is something life changing happening in our 1onONE community as we continue our focus on complete restoration in our spirit, soul and body! Let’s dive into this week’s topic … If you have your Bible handy, let’s turn to a scripture we’ve looked at before – 1 Thessalonians 5:23. It says: “May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (NIV) We all understand the “body” aspect of who we are. It is the outside, the “shell” of us…the physical part of our being that lives, has breath, and eventually dies. And, then we have a spirit. Our spirit is the eternal part of us that has been redeemed and made right with God through the sacrifice of Jesus. It is in our spirit form that we will spend eternity in Heaven with our Lord and Savior. But, do we really understand the soul part of who we are? When the Bible speaks of the soul, it is often synonymous with our understanding of the mind. The soul is the part of us that thinks and feels, has emotions and makes choices. All of your decisions, all of your emotions, all of your opinions, are a product of your mind and soul. The soul includes the conscious and subconscious minds, the realm of...
Developing Your Spirit Man – Enriching Your Relationship with God

Developing Your Spirit Man – Enriching Your Relationship with God

I trust that the Master has lifted you this week and you are now ready to JUMPSTART your journey towards developing the new you! Last week, I introduced you to this concept of complete healing and restoration by focusing on the total composition of man – spirit, soul and body. Well this week, we are going to start off by hitting the topic of the spirit head on! This part of the composition of who you are is the most vital aspect, and the first place you should start when working to create the EXTRAORDINARY LIFE! So, if you’re like most of us, you’re wondering, “Where do I start…what is my first step in developing my spirit man?” The first step is understanding that you are in fact a spirit being! Genesis chapter 2:7 says… “And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.” Now, this verse as well reflects the triune or three in one nature of man. Notice the three elements once again. It says that He formed the dust of the ground. This is the natural element of man – his body. And it says that man became a living soul. He became self-aware with his own thinking, feeling, and choosing. But, we cannot overlook the middle portion. Look at it again… and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life. The word “breath” in the original language also means spirit. Now if we were to read this verse again with this understanding, it would sound like… “The...
Become All That God Has Destined You To Be

Become All That God Has Destined You To Be

I am blessed to have the opportunity each and every week to bring powerhouse guests to you through my television program! I believe 1onONE is a divinely inspired platform God has given me to empower and strengthen the Body of Christ to become all that God has destined us to be. I also believe the broadcast is a vessel to get God-inspired principles to the masses, and reach the teenager, the CEO and everyone in between. Why do I believe this is so important? Because, I know with all of my heart that God does not want any of us living short of who we are called to be or having all that we are supposed to have. That is what I call the extraordinary life. Anyone can live ordinary these days…living in financial lack, having health problems or not having peace in your soul is ordinary. But, if you are reading this post, that is NOT the life God has for you. Trust me, I know what it’s like to live ORDINARY; experiencing what everyone else is going through. But, one day I grew beyond frustrated, being sick, not having God’s best, struggling each and every day, and questioning what my purpose in life was. It was in this dark season that I experienced what can only be described as a God moment. I began to realize that no matter how much I exercised, no matter how much I prayed, how much money I made, or how much I tried to not get upset, I would never experience the great life I so desperately wanted. God began to show...
Hitting A Wall

Hitting A Wall

Several years ago, I decided to hire a voice coach. I only went once, because I was so discouraged after my first lesson. I walked in thinking I was “the man”, but by the time she was finished with me, I was frustrated. I convinced myself it wasn’t worth going because the drive was too long, but I have to admit I was also nervous, perhaps because I deep down, I was convinced I wouldn’t be good enough. In my first session, the song we worked on was Kyrie by Mr. Mister. I could hit all of the notes except for one. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t hit the note. We continued that first session by doing additional exercises where she would ask me to test my range, and would push me beyond what I was able to do. I grew frustrated. What I didn’t realize was that while I was hitting a wall, she was trying to push me beyond it. The children of Egypt experienced the same thing, whether it was facing the Red Sea or coming out of the desert facing the Jordan. In both circumstance, they “hit a wall”. A wall of water that stood between where they were and where they needed to go. A wall that confined them from their destiny. God creates each and every one of us with so much potential, so many different talents and abilities, but many of us have buried this potential beneath a pile of doubt and worldly lies. We hit the walls life slams down before us, unconvinced they can be broken down....
Host the Presence of God

Host the Presence of God

There is a scripture that I see all of the time and yet, it wasn’t until recently that God revealed to me a deeper revelation. And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. – Ezekiel 36:27 You see, God has put His Spirit WITHIN us! That’s powerful, that means we are truly hosting the presence of God What would happen to your life and the lives of those around us if we were more aware of the revelation knowledge that we are hosts to the presence of God? It would be like enjoying His voice, His goodness, and His mercy every moment of your life! It didn’t seem like a life like this is possible; well, until I met my new friends, John and Heidi White! You see, John and Heidi are the executive producers of a groundbreaking, audio-visual experience called The Presence. They have made it their life’s work to teach and train people how to host the presence of God. The Presence is a breathtaking presentation full of music, insight, and revelation designed to equip sons and daughters to experience God’s presence all of the time by highlighting men and women — all around the world and from all walks of life — who are living daily in His Presence and experiencing the wonder and friendship of the Holy Spirit. Everyone can have a deeper and more abiding relationship with God. His presence is what helps us through the trials, struggles, and storms of life so we can have the joy and peace...