Unswerving Determination

Live like today is the first day and the last day of your life. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase the Lion Living like this day is the first and the last day of your life definitely takes unswerving determination and laser focus. I mean, it sounds good. The line trips off the tongue…

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Embracing Lions ~ Chasing Only His Opportunity

Grab opportunity by the mane and don’t let go! Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase the Lion Purpose is not about getting what you want. I believe, many of us chase opportunity thinking that, “If I can just get this certain opportunity, or opening, or breakthrough in my present circumstance… then, I will have…

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Paralysis Vs. Possibilities

Stop pointing out problems. Become part of the solution. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase The Lion We’ve all heard that old line, “You can be part of the problem or you can be part of the solution,” right? Sure we all want to be part of God’s redemptive solutions in this world. So…

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Warrior’s Stance

Face your fears. Fight for your dreams. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chasers Manifesto, Chase the Lion In the Lion Chasers Manifesto we finally come to a vital part of possessing our destiny: The Warrior’s Stance. Where do you face your fears? Where do you fight for your dreams? Where do you assume the stance of…

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Establish Dominion!

Stop repeating the past. Start creating the future. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chasers Manifesto, Chase The Lion God put you on this planet (with all of your unique quirks and kooky character issues) to abolish the status quo and thereby establish His dominion. So how do we do that? It is going back to God’s…

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In Trials and Triumph

Run to the roar. Set God-sized goals. Pursue God-given passions. Go after a dream that is destined to fail without divine intervention. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase the Lion In every dream there are days of trial and days of triumph. (That’s just telling it true.) Giving birth to anything is hard sweaty…

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Here I Am, God…

Quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase The Lion In the next few weeks, this blog will take Mark Batterson’s “Lion Chaser’s Manifesto” piece-by-piece, and point-by-point, with our ultimate objective being to engrave all that is in it, in our mind…

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Letting Go of My Unbelief

The impossible is an illusion… The impossible is temporary… Repent of unbelief in the possibility of your dream! – Mark Batterson When I was praying about where to go with this blog in the New Year, I knew we would continue our series on believing, but I also knew that we had to go after…

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Wrap-around God!

Here is the scripture prayer I have chosen to begin each new day in my “prayer circle” in 2019. I have decided to begin each new day by glorifying our Wrap-around God! So, I have chosen The Passion Translation for Psalm 115, because in addition to reading Mark Batterson’s, Draw the Circle I have also…

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Normal Is Way Overrated!

Lion chasers don’t run away; lion chasers run to the roar. -Mark Batterson “Normal is overrated.” or so says Mark Batterson. “Now, in my sixties,” I have wholeheartedly decided. “He is right!” “Bah and humbug, to the status quo!” that’s my new motto. I have been playing it safe for much too long, and I…

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