God’s Timing

The last letter of the SMART Goal process is “T” and just like regular SMART Goals,  timely is STILL timely, but with God’s time in mind, NOT our own!  Are your goals focused on God’s will and His time frame? Continue taking action, but realize that your timetable is...

Attainable & Relevant Goals

Last week, I started to talk about Faith-Based SMART Goals and started with the first two letters, S, for specifically asking God for distinct and well defined direction through prayer and M, for setting meaningful goals that glorify God and help to accomplish His...

Specific & Meaningful Goals

Last week, I talked about SMART Goals and assumed people knew what they actually are.  What SMART means is that goals are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-bound. While this model is great for goals, it lacks the faith-based component. Here’s...

Use SMART Goals

As I mentioned last week, vision needs to be plainly written down before we can achieve it.  That vision also needs to stay in front of us – it needs to be posted in a place where we can “run with it”.  The more we keep the vision in front of us, the more we’re...

Write Out Your Plans

Over the last few posts, I’ve talked about the importance of having a vision for your life.  Today, I want to challenge you to start writing down your vision for your life (your definition of success) and goals to help you actually achieve that vision.  Getting goals...

NOT Having the BIG Picture

As I discussed last week, I’ve been challenged over the years to plan less and trust God more.  I don’t think they need to go hand in hand!  In fact, don’t assume that God needs to give you the entire picture, of how your purpose will play out before setting some...