Motivational Minute – Jesus Sees Your Potential

“And I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it” Matthew 16:18 (NASB) Hi, I’m Laura Lacey Johnson.  One of my favorites scriptures shows how God sees our full potential. In Matthew 16, Jesus changes Simon’s name to Peter, meaningContinue reading “Motivational Minute – Jesus Sees Your Potential”

Motivational Minute – Unsolvable Problem?

5 Jesus soon saw a huge crowd of people coming to look for him. Turning to Philip, he asked, “Where can we buy bread to feed all these people?” 6 He was testing Philip, for he already knew what he was going to do. John 6:5-6 (NLT) Hi, I’m Laura Lacey Johnson. The other night I woke up thinkingContinue reading “Motivational Minute – Unsolvable Problem?”

Motivational Minute – Wait For The Lord

Indeed, none of those who wait for You will be ashamed … Psalm 25:3 (NASB) Hi, I’m Laura Lacey Johnson. Ever pressed the pedestrian button at a crosswalk and wondered why the traffic light didn’t change? Or, ever mashed the “close door” button in an elevator only to find nothing happened? And what about hotel thermostatsContinue reading “Motivational Minute – Wait For The Lord”

Motivational Minute – Step of Faith

14 When the people broke camp to cross the Jordan, the priests carried the ark of the covenant ahead of the people. 15 Now the Jordan overflows its banks throughout the harvest season. But as soon as the priests carrying the ark reached the Jordan, their feet touched the water at its edge 16 and the water flowing downstream stood still, risingContinue reading “Motivational Minute – Step of Faith”

Motivational Minute – The Power Source

This proposal pleased the whole company. So they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a convert from Antioch. Acts 6:5 (CSB) Now Stephen, full of grace and power, was performing great wonders and signs among the people. Acts 6:8 (CSB) Hi, I’m Laura LaceyContinue reading “Motivational Minute – The Power Source”

Motivational Minute – God Knows

” … Christ Jesus is the one who died—more than that, who was raised—who is at the right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us.” Romans 8:34 (ESV) Ever notice how little kids make up their own phrases? Hi, I’m Laura Lacey Johnson. When my daughter, Elle, was little, she would often make upContinue reading “Motivational Minute – God Knows”

Motivational Minute – Ambassador

“ … we are ambassadors for Christ, since God is making his appeal through us.” 2 Corinthians 5:20 (ESV) Hi, I’m Laura Lacey Johnson. A friend of mine grew up overseas as the daughter of an ambassador.  Her family learned the language and customs of their new land. But they weren’t supposed to live there permanently,Continue reading “Motivational Minute – Ambassador”

Motivational Minute – Wings Like Eagles

but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 (ESV) Hi, I’m Laura Lacey Johnson. Here in Missouri, where I live, we have eagle watching events. People love going because eagles are fascinating. AsContinue reading “Motivational Minute – Wings Like Eagles”

Motivational Minute – The Voice of Victory

Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. Colossians 3:1-2 (NIV) Hi, I’m Laura Lacey Johnson Years ago, I worked in radio and did a little bit of everything from doingContinue reading “Motivational Minute – The Voice of Victory”

Motivational Minute – The Ladder

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding.” Proverbs 3:5 Hi, I’m Laura Lacey Johnson. A couple of years ago, I needed a tall ladder for a painting project. But before I climbed up, I made sure the ladder was leaning securely against a wall that wouldContinue reading “Motivational Minute – The Ladder”