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The Value of Christian Protest

Prayer is an under-estimated resource for affecting social change. It’s a powerful form of protest for Christians and one that should be more regularly ultylized.

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The Necessity of Prayer in Sermon Prep

Prayer is just as important for the preparation of the sermon as it is for the delivery of it.

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Prayer In Light of God’s Will

You read the Bible and find what God loves but then you look in the world and you see things happening that God does not love. What is going on? How do I pray?

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How Do You Reconcile God’s Justice with His Mercy?

Even though in our minds what is good and just may have some tension, in God’s mind these two are in perfect harmony. We can be confident that God will always do what is right.

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Tips for a Strategic Ministry

Prayer is a strategic ministry. Any ministry strategy that does not include or emphasize prayer is a bad strategy.

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When Sin Keeps You From Prayer

When we recognize the corrosive nature of sin and how it eats away at our spiritual life, we will be compelled to keep short accounts with God and fight through seasons of guilt from prayerlessness.

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Don’t Look Past the Privilege of Prayer

Have you considered that your actions can hinder your greatest blessing?

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Praying in the ‘No-Spin’ Zone

Is your prayer closet a “spin-zone”? The experiences of our lives are to provide the context for our praying. We are meant to feel, think, and pray. So we lament, rejoice, cry, sing, hope, and groan. The prayer closet should be the ultimate no spin zone.

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Can Jesus Relate to My Temptations?

Jesus’ temptation demonstrates both the depth of his identification with us while also showing the power of his victory for us.

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God Unties the Knots of Our Hearts

Often times Christians struggle with prayer because they forget the wonderful intimacy that comes from their relationship to God. In prayer we crawl upon our Father’s lap where he unties the knots of our hearts.

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