Is there a secret to a Christian’s happy life?

One of my favorite books is a little paperback by Hannah Whittall Smith called “The Christian’s Secret to a Happy Life.” Now there is a title! There are many excellent summaries available that I have given links to at the bottom of this post, but I would encourage you to make the time and read …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

How can I learn to hear God more? Part 4

The session entitled, “The Still Small Voice and its Rivals,” provided a wonderful “ah-ha” revelation for me. I saw that for many years, I had viewed my relationship with God as a project, an external study. In my eagerness to catch up with young people who had grown up in church and were familiar with …read in detail

How can I learn to hear God more? part 3

Trinitarian Fellowship This was definitely my favorite session. Dallas Willard starts off by summarizing the last few sessions by discussion of the distance that God leaves, at the same time the nearness. The distance is a matter of how He leaves us room to decide, to feel, to experience the consequences of events and to …read in detail