What we pray for reflects our belief about God. When we pray small prayers, it shows we don't believe that God is for us and that He wants come through for us in big ways. Far too often our prayers are for things that we can accomplish on our own...just in case God doesn't show … Continue reading Divine Intersections
I was reading J. I. Packer’s devotional, Knowing God’s Purpose For Your Life, the other day and thought I’d share his thoughts on our call to live like Christ. "In Christ believers are involved in a process of character change. The Holy Spirit and Christ now indwell them to transform them into Christ’s likeness. Christ … Continue reading Live Like Christ
If you’re like me, you’ve been staying up far too late and watching the London Olympics. I particularly love watching the 4x100 relay. The exchange of the baton in these races is crucial to the team’s success. Missing the exchange can cause a team to slow down or, in some cases, be disqualified. Miss the … Continue reading 5 ways to pass the baton of faith to our kids
In view of who God is and what God has done for us (based on our theology), we are to present our bodies to God as a sacrifice (how we live practically)...
There’s nothing like a lazy day. You know those days when you do nothing but lay around, read some books & just chill out. My wife and I spent last weekend in the North Georgia mountains celebrating our anniversary and we had two days when we basically did nothing. It was great! We all love … Continue reading It’s too dangerous to play it safe