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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

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! 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 »

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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 »

The Power of Inviting Someone

The Power of Inviting Someone

On Valentine’s Day we had 27 children attend a parent’s night out program at our church. That figure is remarkable when you consider a couple of facts. We’re a modest sized church with 4 or 5 children present on Sunday mornings and maybe 80-90 people in attendance on an average Sunday. The vast majority of these children … Read entire article »

Are you crying on the wrong shoulder?

Are you crying on the wrong shoulder?

Ouch! I saw this on Pinterest this morning and it really grabbed me. How often do we commiserate over a situation or talk about a problem we are having with someone rather than pray?   Talking about something or someone (unless you are seeking counsel on how to address a problem) is an emotional snare. As you fixate on … Read entire article »

My Gratitude for You and Commitment to You in the New Year

    I am so very grateful for you as readers and people dedicated to growing in your faith. In 2014, there are some exciting developments coming to you, that I share in this video–A new site, new training, increased content, and more.   What’s in this video is the results of some pretty hefty prayer and soul searching. Through a couple of weeks of conscience discernment, I have come to realize that I need to restructure my time and priorities so that I can dedicate more time to helping you grow via The Practical Disciple.   Specifically, you can expect to see in 2014: More frequent blog post of practical tips and tools to help you grow. A new mobile friendly website … Read entire article »