Rocket boosters exist to propel a space shuttle forward. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel teaches you how to 'live like a rocket', using your life to advance the Kingdom of God! Your purpose in life is found in pushing the Kingdom of God forward!
When you come to the end of your earthly life, what do you want to be known for? Although our lives will one day come to an end, the Kingdom of God will keep moving forward to victory, and herein lies our greatest opportunity. Watch this video from Daniel Kolenda's Live Before You Die series to learn how we can help build God's kingdom - the greatest privilege any human being could have.
In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda asks thought-provoking questions: What are you living for? What will make your life count? What are you propelling forward with your time, energy, finances, and passion?
If you want your life to count, there is only one way to make that happen... Give it in service to the One who gave you life in the first place.
When you accept Jesus as Savior and profess to love Him, the most natural response is to serve the One who sacrificed His life for you! Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda to understand how Jesus not only saved us, but also sacrificed himself in the process. The crown of thorns upon His head, the stripes on His back, the nails in His hands and feet, it was all for you. In light of all, He has done for you, your reciprocate service to Him is only 'reasonable'. You have been saved to serve!
From the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda shares how we have been saved for a purpose in this world. Instead of pondering on your own what to do with your life, first, go to God and ask Him, “What do YOU want me to do with my life?” The Lord redeemed your life for a purpose, and as Leonard Ravenhill asked, “Is what you’re living for worth Christ dying for?”
Stricken by fear, Gideon was hiding from Israel’s enemy when God called Gideon out. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda explains that when others saw a coward, God saw a deliverer – even when Gideon didn’t believe it about himself. When you understand what God sees when he looks at you, it will change your life. Rise up with courage in your calling from God!
Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda, and hear the incredible backstory of how the famous statue of David was created! Similarly, when God looks at you, He sees a masterpiece! The very first thing the Bible tells us about God is that He's creative. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
The devil is a liar and a predator. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda warns of the enemy's attempts to shut down your worth and value, from trying to prevent your very existence to convincing you that your life has no purpose. But, God said He fashioned us while we were in our mother's womb! Fascinating scientific data continues to reveal how intricately and brilliantly our bodies are designed. You are not an accident!
Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series as Daniel Kolenda shares an important truth: God has a plan for your life! He had one for you before you were even born - even before the world began! Paul told Timothy that it was God “who has saved us and called us with a Holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began” (2 Tim. 1:9).
In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda reminds you that God is for you and not against you. Paul points to the cross as the ultimate proof of God's goodwill for us. If God was willing to give you His own Son, how much more can we trust that He will gladly, and generously, give us anything and everything that we need?
Creation cost God nothing, but your salvation cost God everything! You are so valuable to God that He sent His Son to earth to die for you. You were bought with the precious blood of Jesus Christ. For God, there is not a single thing that could compare to you, and there is nothing more valuable than your very life! Watch this powerful video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda.
Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda to learn how radically in love God is with you! Hear from special guests Heidi Baker, Todd White, and Martin Smith as they convey what the depth of God’s love means to them.
The question of God's will for our lives is not a small matter. But just because it's important doesn't mean that it has to be difficult. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda shares that God has gone to great lengths to reveal his will to us. He wants us to discover it more than we want to discover it ourselves.
God has actually already gone to great lengths to reveal to us what I call His standard will. That is to say, His will for everybody and the world. And where is this revealed? It's revealed in the Bible. This video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda is mostly about God's specific will for your life that is unique to you, that you have to discover. But even the quest to discover the specific will of God must begin with His Word!
Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda as he teaches about God's perfect will. The blessings that go along with His perfect will are reserved for those who are willing to be radically obedient and to wait when necessary. God has a good will for your life, it's true, but He also has a perfect will.
The world's wisdom likes to help people focus on what they can achieve, offering solutions for self-improvement. But in this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda shows that true success comes when we partner with God to do the impossible! We do not have it within ourselves to reach God's perfect will for our lives on our own, but that's why He gave us the Holy Spirit, our Helper!
When you study what God asked Noah to do, build an ark that, even by today’s standards, is monstrous, you realize just how much faith Noah had! Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda to learn how Noah faithfully completed a project that spanned decades. The ark provided a means of safety and salvation for Noah and his family, a foreshadowing of how God would send Jesus as the Savior for those who deserved judgment!
In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda reminds us that Abraham, Moses, and Mary were ordinary people like you and me, but how they were used in extraordinary ways! When you surrender your life to God, He causes His divine plans and dreams to become a reality in our lives.
Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda to discover how walking in God’s will is a lifetime journey. Recognize the times and seasons of God’s will and where you are in that journey will bring you great peace! Listen to the wisdom and experience of three special guests on this very topic: Steve Strang (founder of Charisma Magazine), Ron Johnson (senior pastor of One Church) Dr. John Shiver (former pastor and an evangelist).
The journey of fulfilling God's will matters to Him! For most of us, there is a great deal of time that elapses between when God calls us and when we have fulfilled His will for our lives. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda talks about the need to understand how the journey is an important process that matters very much to God.
What is it that you enjoy? What brings you delight and satisfaction? In other words, where do you fit? In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda shares when a person is doing what they were created to do, there is a sense of fulfillment!
Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda to discover what is often referred to as the fivefold ministry gifts in Ephesians 4:11: apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers. These were not random gifts given to men – each gift was a part of who Jesus was and His ministry on earth!
Not only does Jesus give His sons and daughters gifts for ministry and calling, but He also gives the grace needed to carry it out! In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda teaches how God's grace is given according to the measure of the gift.
When God's gift and grace are resting on a person's life for a certain task, that person is able to do with joy what would seem difficult or even impossible to others. In Philippians 1:7, Paul mentions those who are partakers of his grace. Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda for two principles to keep in mind about God's grace in your life to fulfill His will!
In this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda, special guests speak on how the Gospel brings redemption and restoration! Hear the powerful testimonies from Evangelist Nathan Morris and Teresia Wairimu of how the Lord gave beauty for ashes!
Before you were born, God knew exactly how your life would play out. Before you made one mistake, God took all your future failures into account. And in his infinite wisdom and love, He preempted your blunders with a plan to turn your tragedy into a triumph. Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda and be reminded that if you are still breathing right now, it's not too late for God to intervene and restore what the locust and the cankerworm have eaten.
1 John 1:9 says, 'If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.' If you have missed the will of God or find yourself in disobedience to His will, there are a few things you must do right away to get back on track. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda offers steps on what to do first!
Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda to discover the difference between condemnation and conviction. Condemnation says, "You are guilty. Go away from me." Conviction says, "You have sinned. Come near to me." As long as you have breath in your lungs, you can be restored and redeemed by the power of God as you repent!
God’s mercy is new every morning (Lamentations 3:22-23). In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda talks reminds us that every day is a new day. God is willing to forgive and offer another opportunity, another chance every single day!
We cannot go back in time and undo the things that have been done. What we can do, and what we must do, is to stop moving in the wrong direction, acknowledge our mistake, repent, and then we have to move on. Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda and learn how Jesus illustrated this point beautifully in John 8, with the woman caught in the act of adultery.
In Esther 4:14, we read Mordecai telling Esther, "And who knows, but that you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this?". In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda shows the importance of reading the passage in context and how weighty and convicting this statement actually is!
The purposes of God will not fail. Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda to see how the one who chooses to disobey is the one who's going to suffer. God's plan will still come to pass, even if He has to raise someone else up to fulfill it.
In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda talks about Matthew 6:33, where Jesus said that if we seek the kingdom first, then all these things will be added to us. This is one of the most powerful secrets to discovering God's will for your life. If you will set your sights on His kingdom and make that your priority as you move toward it, everything else that you need will automatically be provided for you.
Jesus taught the exact opposite of Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda to see why Jesus taught us to seek the kingdom of God first. If you want to know what job God has for you, who you should marry, where to live, where to go to school, and the list goes on - seek God's kingdom, and you'll find His will for your life!
God is looking for people whose eyes are so focused on Him that all the things in the peripheral are not even in view. To those consecrated ones, He says, "Don't worry, I'll take care of everything that you need." In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda emphasizes how we shouldn't seek the kingdom because we love its benefits. We should seek the Kingdom because we love its King.
The Bible sets the precedent for hearing the voice of God. The more you read into it, His presence breathes upon it, and it comes alive. Our relationship with God grows when we spend time with Him. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, hear from Eric Gilmour, Michael Koulianos, and Brian Guerin about hearing the voice of the Lord.
When it comes to discovering God's will for our lives, few keys can be more powerful than this one. Jesus said, "My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me" (John 10:27). So hearing God's voice is one of the most basic aspects of being a follower of Jesus. Take a moment to watch this video from the Live Before You Die series as Daniel Kolenda sits down with special guests Brian Guerin, Michael Koulianos, and Eric Gilmour to talk about the Living Word of God.
Part of building our faith involves stewarding God's Word. Hebrews 11:6 says, "But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him." Discipline is a beautiful thing. We get to know Jesus more through His Word. In this video, Daniel Kolenda continues the discussion with special guests Brian Guerin, Michael Koulianos, and Eric Gilmour about how we can steward the voice of God.
How do we discern the voice of God? How do we know how to distinguish God's voice from other voices? What are some things that obscure the voice of God in our lives? These are some questions Daniel Kolenda talks about with special guests, Brian Guerin, Michael Koulianos, and Eric Gilmour in this video from the Live Before You Die series.
This is the story of Uzziah, a king, a ruler, a wealthy, powerful man. He inherited the Kingdom of Judah after his father's death, and God was with him. As long as he sought the Lord, God made him prosper. Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series to find out what happened to King Uzziah and what brought about his destruction.
We all have dreams in life, and it's natural to desire promotion. But, where does promotion come from? It may not be achieved in the way you think. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda talks about the life of Joseph, what he went through, and how God was faithful to him.
We all want God to trust us and give us opportunities to serve Him and use our gifts, but what happens when pride gets in the way? In this video from the Live Before You Die series, John Bevere and John Shiver talk about pride and how we can be empowered by grace to surrender everything to God.
Christians will often say things that sound very spiritual, like, "I don't want to get ahead of God," or "I'm waiting for God to open the right doors." Sometimes God is waiting on us to take action to see His plans fulfilled in our life. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda contrasts action with empty talk and good intentions. We hope this message encourages you to take action and step out in faith!
In order to move forward, we first have to get moving. The forward motion in your life can only come from you. God can do a lot for you, but He is waiting on you to make that first step and stay committed. Learn more as you watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda.
If you want God to bless something and multiply it, you have to give Him something to work with. God is looking for men and women of action. It is our demonstrated faith that moves God's heart and hand, not just our need. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda discusses how moving forward, even when we are unsure of ourselves, makes things easier and helps us see more clearly.
Most people think that they are hard-working. Yet, the truth is that a person can be very busy and still be lazy. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda talks about the importance of learning how to take decisive action and critical action so we don't fall into a pattern of laziness.
God expects us to be people of action, and action is how we demonstrate our faith. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda discusses the danger of laziness and the power of urgency.
Do you struggle with fear and find it hard to step forward in the things God has called you to do? In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda talks about the importance of taking risks. You will also hear from special guest Nik Wallenda, who shares his testimony of having courage in the face of fear.
To a child, the world is a new and wonderful place where anything is possible. We all come with this intuitive sense of the limitless, untapped potential that's on each one of our lives, but then something happens. Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series, as Daniel Kolenda reveals what keeps us from reaching our full potential.
We can believe things in the Bible are true but not have placed our faith in Jesus. Faith is trust. Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda as we learn the importance of putting all of our trust in God.
In the prior video in this series, we learned that faith is trust. The question now is, how does that relate to God's will for our lives? Each of our journeys will be punctuated by defining moments of faith. Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda to discover how we can lean on God with radical trust and obedience.
In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda discusses fear and unbelief. Unbelief is a poison that brings everything to a halt. It blocks that powerful seed of God's Word from bearing fruit in our life. Watch this video to understand more about cultivating our faith in God and experience life to the fullest.
Are you living your life fully committed to Jesus? In this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda, you will hear from special guest Dr. Hugh Ross, a trained astronomer. As a young man, he studied science and the Big Bang Theory and Hinduism, Buddhism, the Koran, Mormonism, and Baha'i. Finally, Dr. Ross decided to take a look at the Bible. Watch this video to see what Dr. Ross discovered during that process and what we can learn from his journey.
On our journey to discovering God's will for our lives and stepping into that calling, it is easy to find reasons why we can't move forward. Excuses are easy to find. They're also very easy to believe, but they are difficult to get rid of. In this video that's part of the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda asks everyone to take a survey. As you will see, this provides valuable insight into the decisions we make in life and what we choose to pursue. Watch and participate to see what your answers reveal and how they compare to others.
Do you feel overwhelmed by the choices in front of you? Our fears become excuses that keep us from moving forward. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke talks about Moses and the importance of listening to God's voice. You will also hear from Daniel Kolenda, as he shares how we can go forward, giving everything to God.
Are you praying about what you can do to serve God? It may be that you aren't sure what area is the best fit for you. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, you will hear from three special guests who have been faithfully serving the Lord for years. They share how to find your place and how to serve with joy.
When we look at our own talent, experience, education, and intelligence, we may feel unqualified. God is not looking for the most qualified. He simply wants us to follow Him. Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series, as Daniel Kolenda discusses some of the excuses we make in life and how that can lead to disobedience. We hope this encourages you to trust the timing of God and step forward when He says go.
Are you ready for God to speak to you and unlock your destiny? Watch this special message by Daniel Kolenda, featuring Mike Bickle, and recorded at the One Thing conference. This video will bless you and stir the vision that God has placed in your spirit. Get ready! We pray the Holy Spirit uses this video to challenge you to live a life of radical faith for Jesus.
Have you ever experienced a wilderness or desert season in your life? How we respond in the wilderness has amazing implications for our lives. Wherever you are today, please know that this wilderness is not your final destination. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda takes us to Death Valley, one of the most extreme climates on the face of the earth. But even the hottest, dryest valley can produce beautiful things. Watch the full video to see how you can thrive in the wilderness and come out stronger on the other side.
In nature, there is a response that happens when a tree resists wind. The tree becomes stronger. Watch this video from the Live Before You Die series by Daniel Kolenda, featuring special guest Dr. Joost Van Haren, an assistant research professor. You may be wondering why life is difficult at times, but in this video, you will learn how the resistance we experience is actually what makes us strong.
If you are going through a wilderness right now, you probably need to hear this. We serve a good God. He is your Father, and He loves you. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, you will hear a moving testimony from world-renowned Cardiologist and author Dr. Chauncey Crandall IV, M.D. You will also receive helpful tips from Daniel Kolenda on how to survive your wilderness.
In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda talks about the story of King David and one of his greatest warriors, Shammah, in an intense battle with the Philistine army. In this video, you will learn the qualities needed to take your stand, to go the distance, and fulfill God's will for your life.
In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda continues the message about the great warrior, Shammah. In the previous video, we learned the importance of having integrity, and in this video, you will hear about another valuable quality: focus. If the enemy can't stop us, he will try to distract and derail us. Listen, as Daniel Kolenda shares, how we can give our full attention to the things of God and keep our eyes on the prize.
Great victories are always on the other side of great battles. In the previous two videos, we heard about the great warrior, Shammah, and the importance of having integrity and focus. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda continues the message about Shammah and discusses how to persevere through the trials and battles of life.
Some people are looking for a platform when they need to be looking for the heart and will of God. In this video from the Live Before You Die series, special guest Heidi Baker, Ph.D., Co-Founder & President of Iris Global, discusses how we are to grow roots in our relationship with God that will inevitably make us stronger in difficult seasons. We hope this is an encouragement and blessing to you!
In this final video from the Live Before You Die series, Daniel Kolenda introduces the incredible creative team behind this production. You will also see some bonus footage from the five years that it took to create the series. We couldn't be more thankful for everyone who contributed to this project!