Category Archives: Prayer

Facing Goliath

David, a man full of faith, killed Goliath, a giant who had singlehandedly held an entire army at bay. David accomplished this heroic feat with a single stone and a slingshot, and the blessing of God. How often do we … Continue reading

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Pray, Pray Pray!

My habit of prayer had been irregular at best most of my life. I prayed when I was afraid, when I wanted something, and when I was guilty. I almost never prayed thanks unless I thought a prayer for rescue … Continue reading

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Sharing the Faith

The Apostle Paul wrote “I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ.” (Philemon 1:6, NIV) I’ve confessed in the past how … Continue reading

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He Listens

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6 I’m more than two years into my journey of becoming closer to God, and although I’m certainly closer … Continue reading

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A Test(imony)

I must now confess that I find it easy to talk about God and the blessings he has showered on my life when I’m talking with a likeminded audience, and find it difficult when I fear I will be waved … Continue reading

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No Worry

I’ve found Matthew 6:27 and 34 to be rather weighty verses: “Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?” and “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has … Continue reading

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A Larger Plan

I state in the Introduction of Lead Serve Love that 1 John 2:6 is my favorite verse. It is so because it marks a special moment in my life, shared here with you now from a 2009 post during my … Continue reading

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Better Twice

I am nearly 50 years old and nowhere near a Biblical scholar; my time in the church has been erratic until recently. My study of the Bible has been even more erratic; I preferred to intellectualize my beliefs and rationalize … Continue reading

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