Category Archives: prayer

Your Internet Prayer

Well… where to begin? Context helps, so here’s some: we’re in the middle of an escalating pandemic. We’re finally dealing with our deep issues of racism and injustice toward people of different skin tones. We’re watching the world economy do … Continue reading

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Distractions & Prayer

I struggle with a regular prayer life, which makes me kinda feel like a Lenten Loser.  Lent is the time of year where we’re supposed to get better at the whole prayer thing, not worse.  It’s like spilling coffee all … Continue reading

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[RadCast] James 5:16-18 — Asking in Prayer

James puts our prayer life in context, especially when it comes to what we’re asking God to do. He says that we should confess our sins to one another and pray for each other. The church is a holy family … Continue reading

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Every time I’ve gotten pulled over, it’s been for speeding. When the officer asked me how fast I was going, I could honestly say that I simply wasn’t paying attention. In much the same way, we can become inattentive to … Continue reading

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3 Ways We Complicate Prayer

We are built for conversation. When the first dude Adam was created, God noticed that he wasn’t having any meaningful conversations with the animals.  We’ve all said some things to our cats and dogs, and they’ll even look at us … Continue reading

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Golf Tips: Devoted, Watchful, Thankful [Colossians 4:2]

My brother in law taught me how to drive a golf ball at a pristine golf course on the Atlantic side of sunny, sunny Florida.  Until then my only knowledge of the game (sport, addiction) was on my PlayStation 2, … Continue reading

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Dirty Pool

Here’s what happened, since you asked, and you didn’t, but here goes: we’ve had many friends and family over to our house over the past few weeks.  This is a grand gift of kinship and the like, and I for … Continue reading

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Fair Question: Why Did God Allow This?

Let’s start out by asking a fair question: if God is good, then why does He allow bad things to happen?  We (humans) have been asking that question for a long time.  Philosophers and welders both have wrestled with questions like … Continue reading

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