All Posts By

Sherry Chamblee

God Designed Me To Be A Follower – What About You?

| July 16, 2018
Becoming a Godly Follower

Being a mom means I’m often one of the leaders in the household. It means I have many decisions to make each day, and many little crises to solve. For some people, I think that’s energizing. For me it’s exhausting. Sometimes I can’t even consider making another executive decision that day. I just want someone else to take over.

Everything in our society tells us to be a leader. Get trained to lead, not follow. Be the person who other people want to emulate. Be the one who is in charge. We’re constantly told “Be a leader, not a follower.”

Why? Why does our society tell us that?

God Created Each Of Us Differently

I mean seriously, there are some people who are more comfortable being a follower. Some of us are just not natural leaders. We prefer to be told what we need to do next.

I for one love being able to excel at a task that my leader has given me. I’m fine with being told that this task is mine, I’m in charge of it, and I need to do my best within those parameters. I don’t want to be the one in charge of the entire ministry though, because I’m not geared for that. It’s not my gift. I can take over temporarily if needed, I can form a short-term plan and implement it. But leading with vision and the ability to pass that vision to others, then organize it into coming about? Not really, no.

Continue Reading

The armor we wear...

3 Important Things I’ve Learned About The Armor of God

Sometimes in my life I’ve felt so loaded down with burdens, so obligated to other people and other agendas that I don’t know how I can bear up under it. I stumble along, until finally I realize I’m carrying other people’s expectations on my…

May 7, 2018
A Testimony of Faith

A Testimony of Faith

The Bible talks about us inheriting a faith from Abraham. That we are of his “lineage”, not by blood, but because of faith. Romans 4:13 says, “For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to…

March 15, 2018
God's Grace... it's personal

The Unique Truth About God’s Grace

Has God’s grace ever surprised you? Have you had those moments when you know in your head that something about God is true – you believe it – but then something happens and it becomes personal to you? You now understand it? The Grace…

January 8, 2018
God is Love

Love Says the Hard Thing

Do you ever think about how God’s definition of love looks nothing like our definition of love? We could blame Hollywood here, but let’s face it, Hollywood is a reflection of the way our society thinks. Based on what we see in our entertainment,…

December 4, 2017
Procrastination and Jesus

Procrastination & A Spiritual Revelation

Procrastination. Does anyone else struggle with this? Please tell me I’m not alone. A little more than two years ago, I lost one of those tiny pins that help hold my glasses together. I tend to not take care of things I need very…

August 10, 2017
faith without works

Faith Works

I’ve been discussing ways to stay fresh in our daily walk with God… something I’ve found I need so much more the older I get. The first two points were to see things through the eyes of new Christians, and to keep a proper…

June 5, 2017

Are You Keeping Your Faith In The Proper Perspective?

The last two posts I’ve made here have been about keeping our faith fresh versus going stale in our spiritual walk. It’s too easy for me to become a person who is so used to hearing all the things about Christianity that I’d get…

April 3, 2017

Living a Passionate New Christian Life

Fresh or Stale? In my first post, I talked about the difference between seeing our Christian walk with a fresh attitude, versus a stale attitude. Am I seeing the Bible as something new and amazing? Or has it become commonplace? Recently I was in…

February 13, 2017

Am I Fresh or Stale?

“I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth.” ~ Revelation 3:14-16 I know two different types…

November 28, 2016