15 Thought-Provoking Facts About July 4th

Written by Harold Herring.

July 4th is not just another holiday.

It's much more than a trip to the beach, lake or pool.  It's much more than a picnic in the park or backyard.  This holiday is more than oohing and awing at fireworks displays.

July 4th is about freedom and liberty won and maintained through great personal sacrifice, commitment and faith.

Our independence was won by those who were willing to pay the ultimate price to that you and I could enjoy a holiday such as this.

I feel led to share with you 15 interesting, inspiring and sometimes humorous things about July 4th, our Day of Independence.

7 Steps To A Miracle Harvest

Written by Harold Herring.

You Can Experience Miracle Manifestation In Your Life Now…..

Here are 7 Steps on how you can personally experience a Miracle Manifestation:

1.         You’ve got to believe in miracles

Psalm 86:8,10 in the New Living Translation says:

 “Nowhere among the pagan gods is there a god like you, O Lord.  There are no othermiracles like yours.  For you are great and perform great miracles.  You alone are God.”

You serve a God of Miracles.  A miracle is the supernatural intervention of God in the problems of your life.

By believing in the power of God, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

7 Characteristics of Effective Leadership

Written by Harold Herring.

Over the past three and one-half years. . .I’ve written 42 blogs and/or television programs on leadership.

You would think that I had covered on the bases on the do’s and don’ts of being a leader.  At least, that’s what I thought . . .until God allowed me to see something in a way that I’d never seen it before.

As the passage begins Moses is being paid a visit by Jethro, his father-in-law.  If I may, I want to have a popular culture moment. 

The Jethro of the scripture reminds me of Jethro Gibbs from the NCIS TV show . . .in terms of his demeanor and approach to life.  Oh well, let’s read. . .

7 Ways to Create Greater Opportunities

Written by Harold Herring.

Have you ever said or heard someone say, “I just need the right opportunity.”

Before you can ever really have an opportunity you must know where it comes from.

2 Corinthians 2:12 in The Living Bible says:

“Well, when I got as far as the city of Troas, the Lord gave me tremendous opportunities to preach the Gospel.”

God wants us using every opportunity we have. . .RIGHT NOW.

7 Ways My Father Influenced Who I Am

Written by Harold Herring.

When I was a freshman in college. . .we were asked to write a paper on the greatest man we’d ever met. It was an easy and immediate decision for me . . .I wrote about my Father.

Since that first year of college. . .I’ve met five Presidents, two Vice-Presidents, numerous Generals, Admirals, sports stars, singers, international ministry leaders and assorted other celebrities and persons in authority.

If I were asked to write the same paper during this the 25thanniversary of my 39thbirthday year. . .I would still write about my father. . .for whom I will always call Daddy, so why change.

7 Keys To Your Surplus

Written by Harold Herring.

Has God ever used a conversation with someone to ignite a word in your spirit?

That happened to me as I was talking with Doug, a faithful ministry partner and friend from Saint Augustine, Florida.

When I asked Doug, who is a very successful land developer, how things were going. . . he said, “Well Brother Harold, the best way to describe it is ‘maintaining.’  I’ve just been maintaining for the past two years.”