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

Book Summary: “The PAPA prayer” by Larry Crabb

Intro: This book is for people who long to hear God’s voice – to know God so well that His life actually becomes theirs. Part 1:  Getting Ready to Pray the PAPA Prayer Ever ask for something from God that you didn’t get? Every pray for guidance, esp. in difficult relationship that never came? Ever …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 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 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