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URGENT: Please Add Your Prayers To Our Prayer Labyrinth

URGENT:  Please Add Your Prayers To Our Prayer Labyrinth

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! For several weeks, my son, Matthew has been laboring to construct a prayer labyrinth for his Eagle Scout project. I am very proud that he chose to create a prayer labyrinth to be a blessing to our community. He would love to symbolic wrap prayers from around the world into his project. … (but the window to be involved is VERY short–before … Read entire article »

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Could This Prayer Have Saved Robin William’s Life?

Could This Prayer Have Saved Robin William’s Life?

Prayer can transform broken lives. But, do you know how to pray effectively when life hurts? I want to tackle one aspect of that in today’s post as I ponder the recent loss of the comedic genius Robin Williams. This post seems particularly timely during this week of National Suicide Prevention Week. Also, Sept. 10 was World Suicide Prevention Day … Read entire article »

Prayer Tips: What does “pray without ceasing” mean and how can we do it?

Paul urged the Thessalonians to “pray without ceasing.” (1 Thessalonians 5:17) But what in the world does that mean? Are we to be constantly walking about with head’s bowed and reverently lifting up praise to God? That would be awesome in some ways but not very practical in other ways. We might have to assume a near monk-like existence to do that and it’s hard for me to believe that God wants us all to withdraw from the world into a ministry of non-stop prayer.   I have two takes on this mysterious snippet, “pray without ceasing.” The first is that in some ways perhaps, yes, Paul is saying we need to stay … Read entire article »

How to Get “Tips On Prayer” for free without a kindle, ends Wednesday

How to Get “Tips On Prayer” for free without a kindle, ends Wednesday

A lot of people have voiced a desire to get a copy of “Tips On Prayer, A Quickstart Guide to Improving Your Prayer Life, but they think they can’t because they don’t have a kindle. No problem. Amazon makes a free reader app for nearly every device imaginable–smart phones, computers, tablets, iPads, etc. To download your free reader application   CLICK HERE … Read entire article »

40 Days to Better Prayer

40 Days to Better Prayer

[]   -A deeper relationship with God -More Peace -More Joy -Less Stress -Greater Clarity -Seeing God at work -Feeling grounded and centered   These are just a few of the many benefits that you receive from a vibrant life of prayer. If you’re ready to experience these benefits then I want to challenge you to take part in the “Tips On Prayer 40 Day Prayer Challenge.”   What is the 40 … Read entire article »

18 Free Spiritual Discipline Ideas You Can Use for Lent

18 Free Spiritual Discipline Ideas You Can Use for Lent

Lent starts one week from today. Traditionally for churches that observe Lent, it is a time of reflecting on Christ’s sacrifice for our sins and a time of repentance. Often this season is marked by fasting or giving up something.   Lent has become THE most transformative part of the year for me because starting 7 or 8 years ago, I … Read entire article »