Make a decision

How many times do we make a choice and then fail to place action behind our goals? Its not enough to solely desire something. We need to be willing to do what it takes to get it. Align your life with what you are aiming for. 👍👊💥 ☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆ So be careful how you live. Don’t … Continue reading Make a decision

How I learned to deal with judgmental people

At that time, I was absolutely clueless of the crime that I had committed. Nevertheless, the choir director’s contorted face resounded of disappointment…. With nowhere to run, I braced myself for the inevitable. I was in for the lecture of a lifetime.

Sunday Sermon Matinee (episode 1/The abundant life)

Hey friends, I decided to try something new today. Earlier this year I had the privilege of leading an online discussion on the words, actions, and life of Jesus Christ. The experience rocked my world in such a way that altered my approach to sharing my faith. I now recognize, that in the past, I … Continue reading Sunday Sermon Matinee (episode 1/The abundant life)

Stop pretending

There is no need to pretend to be someone that you are not. God loves you as you are. Your current circumstance never changes the amount of love that He has for you. Rest in that truth instead of soaking in self-dissatisfaction. God made no mistake when He created you. He delights in you and … Continue reading Stop pretending

Recent podcast adventures…. (Faith can move mountains)

My adventures in cyberspace have led to some amazing connections. This past year, I had the privilege of meeting a fellow life coach and soul-sister, Jena Harris. Recently she gave me the honor being her guest on her Soulfood Sundays podcast.

The day I decided to break free from the curse of poverty

In middle school, I had a realization that life on our farm was more complicated, than I pictured it to be. This realization came to me during my induction to the National Junior Honor Society. The night before, my mother and I had gotten into an argument over what I would wear.

Live your values

Something for you to think about.... 🤔💭💡 - For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead. James 2:26 ESV - Share this with someone who could benefit from hearing it. 🤜💥🤛 Unapologetically yours, John Eli

11 personal sins that I choose to confess and renounce

What you find below is my confession to a bundle of personal practices that have caused many pain and heartache. So here it goes……

Soul Butter Station vol. 4 (Captured “live”/Isla Vista Worship)

Although I am already an avid fan of acoustic sets, I find myself in a deeper level of musical euphoria when gospocentric stories of grace are linked into the melody. This describes my exact experience when I recently heard Mark Bowen’s (of Isla Vista Worship) live performance of their new single, “Captured.”