60 Second Guide to Effective Prayer

What is it about prayer that makes a person fearful to bow their head in a public restaurant and speak out loud? Is it because prayer is banned in public schools? What is it about holding your spouse’s hand and praying for your children that seems a bit uncomfortable? But yet we know that weContinue reading “60 Second Guide to Effective Prayer”

What To Do When We Doubt

I will never do that! My thoughts flit fast from one moment to the next. Fear of the future, terror from the past, and unfulfilled dreams all mix together and I can barely focus on the present. I wonder if this is how Peter felt.  One minute he was reassuring his friend, Jesus. “Even ifContinue reading “What To Do When We Doubt”

Don’t Go There!

Has your spirit screamed, “Don’t go there?” The next two sentences pop out smooth as butter.  Then your conversation turns a dangerous curve. Under pressure your restraint cracks.  You pause, but complaints spew forth like a geyser! The Israelites who explored Canaan can relate. They desired to serve the Lord and were blessed with largeContinue reading “Don’t Go There!”