How do I stay focused on my purpose.
by Kristi Lemley on March 8th, 2021
How do I stay focused on my calling?There are so many things vying for our attention each and every day. It is so easy to become distracted and get pulled away from keeping the Lord first in our thoughts and actions. The question often becomes, “how do I refocus” instead of how do I stay focused.We need to renew our minds daily. Diving into the word of God is essential to keeping Him first. That’...
How to not take rejection of the Gospel personal
by Kristi Lemley on March 4th, 2021
How do you not feel rejected when you share Jesus with someone and they refuse to accept Him?Kristi’s Answer-This is a great question. There are two answers-a macro level and a micro one.On a macro scale- big picture, we need to remember that Jesus was rejected also. Not everyone recognizes their need for a Savior. Plus, people reject the Gospel because they think the Bible is “intolerant” and “ou...
How do I wait?
by Kristi Lemley on March 1st, 2021
What do I do while I wait for the next ministry opportunity?Kristi’s Answer:I get this question frequently. I think waiting occurs most of our life. We hurry up and wait, hurry up and wait.There is a two-fold answer to this question. First, continue to press into the Lord. Fight the temptation to become discouraged or want to give up. The enemy knows patience is difficult for most of us so he bomb...
How do I pray for someone to be healed when the last person I prayed for died?
by Kristi Lemley on February 26th, 2021
How do I pray for someone to be healed when the last person I prayed for died?Kristi’s Answer-I have been in this place multiple times. The scripture that gives me peace is Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” We must recognize that God is sovereign and His will trumps e...
How do I grow in the prophetic?
by Kristi Lemley on February 22nd, 2021
I feel like God has given me a prophetic voice. How can I grow in this gift?Kristi’s Answer-First, having a prophetic voice can be intimidating so it is good that you are reaching out and asking for wisdom. It can be very dangerous to exercise this gift.I believe God has gifted every person with a voice to share the Gospel, but some He has placed a mantle on to speak forth direction, correction, a...
How to let go of expectations?
by Kristi Lemley on February 18th, 2021
Why is it important to let go of our expectations?Kristi's Answer-This word-expectations, and the meaning behind it has caused great pain throughout my life. When the Lord called me into ministry, He said I would preach to the nations. Well, when COVID struck, 90% of my speaking shut down. However, the Lord instructed me to begin a podcast. What I thought was a set back, God saw to it that it was ...
Does God ever wait on us?
by Kristi Lemley on February 15th, 2021
Does God ever wait on us?Kristi's Answer-Waiting is such a difficult task for us. There are many times we think we are waiting on God to move on our behalf and open doors or provide divine deliverance, yet I believe there are many times God is waiting on us. So to answer the question, Yes.How do we know it is God who is waiting and not us? The only way I have found is by sitting still in His prese...
Managing Time Part 2
by Kristi Lemley on February 11th, 2021
How can I manage my time better?Kristi's Answer:I decided to write a follow up blog about time management because it is such a huge issue for most of us. On this second blog, I want to address how to move things from us thinking about doing something, to following a schedule.First, if you are anything like me, which I bet you are, I can forget things. In order to compensate for doing this, I rehas...
How do I manage my time?
by Kristi Lemley on February 8th, 2021
Question- I have a lot of roles, how do I manage my time?Kristi's Answer:In our current culture, taking on multiple roles is common. You might be a parent, child, sibling, business person, volunteer, church goer, minister, and Jesus lover. No matter how many titles you have, it is possible to accomplish what needs to get done.First, time blocking is imperative. Set aside scheduled times to comple...
How do I deal with transitions?
by Kristi Lemley on February 4th, 2021
Question- How do I deal with transitions in life and ministry?Kristi's Answer:This is such a great question because we all deal with transitions, whether it be a new job, children leaving the home, or a new ministry assignment. The main answer revolves around attitude. Most transitions bring about a loss of comfort or the familiar, while the excitement of something new triggers energy and renewal ...
Why is Having a Mentor Important?
by Kristi Lemley on February 1st, 2021
Kristi's Answer:We can become emotionally attached to our calling that we forget wisdom and need to grow in it. When the Lord called me into ministry, it ended up unfolding differently than what I had envisioned. I could have avoided frustration, impatience, and discouragement had wisdom been utilized. I thought every evangelist did the same thing, the same way, as the only ones known to me were t...
How do I Share My Story?
by Kristi Lemley on January 28th, 2021
Question by a listener... How do I share my testimony?Kristi's Answer:What happens when you feel led to speak or write your message publicly? First, write it out. I have observed many wonderful people who have powerful testimonies but have not whittled their story down to a manageable presentation, so unfortunately, they lost people’s attention. When the message is too cumbersome, people shut down...