Every believer has those moments that Hillary Scott sings so beautifully about in this song. Enjoy.
Monday Musings Sometimes we get too familiar with things. Sometimes we get too familiar with one another. And when we do, we begin to take them for granted. We don’t treat them with the respect that they deserve as image-bearers of God. Sometimes, the same thing happens in relationship to God. We get too ‘familiar’ … More God is Not Your Pal
Thursday is for Discipleship I am reading what I hope turns out to be a wonderful book right now. I can’t give a full-throated endorsement yet–I’ve only read the intro and first chapter–but I can say it has been really helpful and thought provoking so far. [Update: I can now. This is a wonderful book … More Choosing “Us” Over “Me and My”
A valued friend contacted me on Facebook™ and wanted to know if I could recommend a book/booklet to help people learn how to pray. That’s a perennial problem—helping new believers and many times, older believers, to pray well, to pray biblically, to pray frequently, to pray with confidence and boldness, to pray about everything, to … More Henri Nouwen, Jesus and Teaching People to Pray
Thursday is for Discipleship Examine the Lord’s Prayer. Matthew 6:9-15 (ESV) 9 Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. 10 Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread, 12 and forgive us our debts, as we … More How Teaching Men to Pray May be the Secret to Effective Disciple Making
Weekend Musings I went for a bike ride today. Donning my “never-ride-without-this” gift from wife who insists I wear a bright yellow jersey when I am out on the roads, I took one water bottle and one gatorade and went out for what I hoped would be a 20-26 mile ride. My goal was to … More Delusions and Twelve Miles of Sorrowful Joy