Are there times to be selfish regarding your dreams?

There is lots of discussion these days about finding our dreams and destinies. The question that comes to play is “Are they dreams/destinies we have planned [that we want God to bless] or are they ones God has put in our heart?” In Timothy Keller’s sermon he describes the difference between having a concept of God …read in detail

Could there be a key to prayer I hadn’t realized before?

I feel I am learning the same lesson over and over from different sources. Here is an excellent excerpt from article by Tony Stolfus. Tony has written several books and leads a ministry called Coach22.  To read the full article please click – http://www.coach22.com/newsletters/10-13teachmetopray.pdf Teach Me to Pray! By Tony Stoltzfus Adapted from Questions For Jesus Most of us as …read in detail

Are you concentration challenged?

The past weeks have been filled with challenges and yet with God’s help and praying friends, I am growing in my awareness of God’s presence right in the middle of it all! I have been greatly encouraged by the devotional book by Sarah Young, Jesus Calling. It is very popular right now and several people …read in detail

Are you looking for peace in all the wrong places?

We are familiar with the country song, “Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places,” but I realized today I was looking for peace in the wrong places. Here is my story. I am in the middle of more dental work and experiencing pain and discomfort. I was hoping to get more work finished today …read in detail

Psalm 119

Psalm 119:137-144 You are right and you do right, God; your decisions are right on target. You rightly instruct us in how to live ever faithful to you. My rivals nearly did me in, they persistently ignored your commandments. Your promise has been tested through and through, and I, your servant, love it dearly. I’m too young to be important, …read in detail

How can I learn to hear God more? part 1

I started an exciting adventure a few weeks ago with several people from a few different churches.  We are meeting together each week to listen to and study the DVD discussion series on the book by Dallas Willard, Hearing God: `Developing a Conversational Relationship with God. (View on Amazon or to purchase a used copy check out …read in detail