Learning How to Pray

Several years ago, I asked God to teach me how to pray. I was working as a minister at the time, and as I read more and more about the lives of spiritually strong people, I came to understand that prayer was an essential part of their lives. To have power in Christ was to […]

Refugees, Romans, and Trusting God

Now that we’ve thankfully moved past the Starbucks Christmas cup debacle, the American Church is facing a new and actually pressing crisis: the Syrian refugees. Without getting into the politics of it all, the question I keep seeing hashed out is simple. Should America accept Syrian refugees? My answer (and this is my opinion) is […]

5 Things That Make Prayer Powerful

Most people I know believe in the power of prayer. Few actually practice it though. I’m not being judgmental.¬†Until the last couple of years, my use of prayer was similar to Bugs Bunny’s use of dressing in drag: strategically reserved for only the biggest messes. But now I can’t go the day without some serious […]