Tag: faith

Witness Well

Why does God need our prayers?

The real reason for praying has little to do with asking for things. We pray simply because God wants us to pray. Prayer is talking to God. Does He really need our prayers? No, God doesn’t need our prayers… Read More

Why didn’t God answer my prayer and save my wife from cancer?

 The heartbreaks of life cause us to ask the deepest of questions. A young man is sitting across from me with pain etched deeply in his face.  Only a few weeks ago he stood by an open grave… Read More

Why does God allow bad people to do bad things?

Bombs blowing up in Baghdad and hundreds are killed. Political strife creates bedlam and innocent people are hurt.  Stalkers preying upon the innocent. The stories are numerous of bad people doing bad things causing us to wonder, “Where… Read More

A peace surrounding death of a loved one

A friend from church recently died after a short bout with bone cancer. In her last weeks, she put together her own thoughts and her own funeral service of what it means to be in Christ to that… Read More

My problem with distraction

So, what is wrong with me? Why do I have such a difficult time praying longer than two minutes before my mind goes off on one of many distractions that have nothing to do with prayer, devotion, the… Read More

Reading your Bible: 5 Tips on how to cultivate this critical habit

HOW TO READ YOUR BIBLE: Tips for cultivating this critical habit in the Christian life Nothing can really take the place of our own quiet study of God’s Word.  We may measure our growth in grace by the… Read More

A spiritual lesson from gnats and mosquitos

“As we wait in bank lines, fight traffic, and struggle to make it through each day, it’s hard for us to realize that one day we will reign with Christ.”   (Kevin A. Miller) Can you even imagine what… Read More

Divine Interruptions

When you walk in the spirit, you never quite know when a person is going to pick your fruit. In John 15, Christians are called to remain in Christ – to hold on to His promises – to… Read More