“Little Praying is Worse than No Praying”

Wednesday is for Prayer Unfortunately, some people will see the picture associated with this post and discount everything else because the guy looks old and from another century. Get over your prejudice about old people and older books. Honestly, I don’t think I have read a more humbling book or a more timely one than … More “Little Praying is Worse than No Praying”

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Sometimes “I Swear there Must be Blisters on My Heart”

Musing on a Friday Morning Downloaded the complete works of E.M. Bounds on prayer to my Kindle last week. Started reading Power Through Prayer two days ago. Nearly wrecked on every sentence. Conviction. Sorrow. Grief.  But also hope, wisdom, and joy in the knowledge that God is not finished working out the life of Christ in me. … More Sometimes “I Swear there Must be Blisters on My Heart”

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Broken by Need for Prayer: Prayer is Rigorous. You Really Have to Pray

Tuesday is for Prayer [Updated for Spring 2015] We make the mistake sometimes of thinking that prayer is boring. That it is less important now that my eyes are heavy with sleep, or now with all “I have to get done.” We are fools.  Why is it our eyes get heavy precisely when we attempt … More Broken by Need for Prayer: Prayer is Rigorous. You Really Have to Pray

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Preaching the Gospel in Gospel Denying Culture

Ours is a time that has a remarkable number of great, nationally known preachers, I think of men like John Piper, C.J. Mahaney, Ligon Duncan, Tim Keller, James MacDonald, and yet a growing neglect of preaching by both pastors and congregations.  Too many want fluff and sentimental stories rather than The Story of redemption. The … More Preaching the Gospel in Gospel Denying Culture

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