Rick Renner - The Bethlehem Shepherds

Rick Renner

The Bethlehem shepherds had a unique responsibility above all other shepherds. It was to them that the angel of the Lord appeared and announced Jesus’ birth. After seeking and finding the Christ-child, they became the first evangelists to tell the...

Rick Renner - The Armies of Heaven

Rick Renner

The night Jesus was born, there was a sudden, surprising manifestation of God’s glory accompanied by an unprecedented appearance of the armies of Heaven praising God. They brought great news that brought great joy for all mankind. Just imagine what...

Rick Renner - Strong Delusion

Rick Renner

The first sign that Jesus gave indicating that we are nearing the end of the age is worldwide deception. This widespread departure from the truth will also infiltrate the Church, causing a number of believers to gradually withdraw and fall away from...

Rick Renner - Staying On Top of Things

Rick Renner

Once you have carefully reviewed the facts regarding where you are and what you’ve accomplished, the next step is to make an honest, gut-level report to see what you’re doing right, what you’re doing wrong, and what you need to change in order to...

Rick Renner - Recall Your Vision

Rick Renner

There is tremendous value in taking time to reflect on what God has called you to do. In fact, the first step to starting the new year strong is to purposely recall to your remembrance the vision God has given you for your life. Keeping God’s...

Rick Renner - Monitoring Your Progress

Rick Renner

Can you remember the last time you took an honest look at where you are and the progress you’ve made? To stay on track and be effective in what God has called you to do, it is essential to make an honest review of yourself and your situations on a...

Rick Renner - Mary, the Mother of Jesus

Rick Renner

It is no accident that God chose Mary to be Jesus’ mother. She had been prepared and positioned by her parents with godly character and a heart of humility to give birth to and raise the Son of God. Early Christian writers recorded that when Mary...

Rick Renner - Making Adjustments

Rick Renner

If God has helped you better understand the assignment He has given you, it is important to prayerfully revise the way you’re carrying things out. Once you’ve made an honest assessment of where you are and how well you’re progressing toward...

Rick Renner - Love is Others-Centered

Rick Renner

When God’s love is working in our lives, we are not envious, self-promoting, proud, rude, or ill-mannered. We become others-centered instead of self-centered; we are humble and speak truthfully about ourselves. God’s love in us is respectful and...

Rick Renner - Love Forgives

Rick Renner

The Bible says that God’s love does not demand its own way; it doesn’t manipulate or scheme to get what it wants. His love is also not easily provoked, which means we don’t act or speak in a needling way to cause an ugly response in others....