Tag: prayer

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The Secret of a Christian’s Strength to be Evangelists

The feelings of inadequacy are one of the greatest barriers a sincere Christian must overcome to be an evangelist. These feelings can either paralyze or be a prompt to discover that a Christian’s greatest strength lies outside of themselves. Proclaiming the gospel is not about ourselves, but the power of Christ in us. The Holy …

The best secret to a meaningful prayer life

If God was sitting across from you right now, what would he be saying to you? How a Christian answers this question may reflect the quality of their prayer life.

Do not be afraid – Do not fear

I am a person who likes to have all my ducks in a row – I pack early for a trip, I meal plan and make my grocery list accordingly, I like math because I can find an answer, before my kids leave for college or end their visit home, I plan when I’ll see …

Inspired by my parents to pray for the lost

Sometimes God allows circumstances in the lives of loved ones that causes us to reflect on those relationships.

What a conversation with God looks like when He does all the talking

Prayer is a vehicle God uses to transport us from weakness to strength, from timidity to boldness, from self-absorption to self-denial. It is through prayer that are eyes are opened to the lost, our ears are attune to opportunities, and our hearts are courageous to step out of our comfort zones and trust God’s promises.

Three Suggestions on How to Cultivate a Meaningful Prayer Life

Our prayer life has a tendency to reflect a heart condition. When a consistent, meditative time of prayer is lacking in our lives, it can expose an untrusting or distracted soul. Perhaps it’s not necessarily a heart matter, but where we place our focus.

Communicating grace: Prayers for a dying man

A month or so ago, we were having unseasonable warm weather and I was loving it!

Two lessons gleaned from watching March Madness

It’s March Madness time! Being a sports-minded family, our family participates in our own bracket challenge for this college basketball tournament.  We would watch these games anyway, but having the bracket challenge competition makes each of us take a special interest in the outcomes of the games.  As I watch these games, I see a …