Prayer Towards Our Criticism

Dear Lord, We pray for a culture who doesn’t seek only criticism. Both sides criticize, no matter the side one is on, no matter the issue. Yes, we have differences, but none of us are perfect. Rather, let us all stop being self-righteous,

Current Event Prayer

Dear Lord, We pray for real leadership in our culture. Leadership that seeks to put the other’s view before themselves.

Hawaiian Ballistic Missile Crisis Reflections

BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.[1] On 13-January-2018 at 8:07am the above statement was my present reality. This alarming message occurred approximately one year ago, and I will never forget where I was and my reaction. Specifically, I was lying in bed checking my smartphone for any […]

PSA: Psalm 42 & Prayer

Psalm 42 begins with the famous lines, “As the deer pants for water, so my soul longs after you.” These words from Psalm 42:1 are a beautiful phrase to start off a passage that addresses the opposite extremes of our faith experience. The Christian faith is filled with many wonders, riches, and joys as we […]

Prayer Made Easy

Prayer is easy. Prayer is valuable. Prayer is difficult. Prayer is unknown. These phrases among many more begin to describe people’s view of prayer. It’s also helpful to know the most diligent prayer warriors struggle with prayer. Even they desire for their prayer life to grow deeper. However, there is an easy and practical technique one can use […]

Journaling: The Importance of SOAP

In the last article I began sharing one of the two ways I journal. Today I offer you my second technique I strive to do each day. This method is much more related to how I process my Bible reading. Therefore, it could serve as a great means for you to not only journal effectively, […]

Vision Casting: It Requires Burning Wood

“Where there is no vision, the people are unrestrained, But happy is he who keeps the law.” (Proverbs 29:18, NASB) “If I say, “I won’t mention Him or speak any longer in His name,” His message becomes a fire burning in my heart, shut up in my bones. I become tired of holding it in, […]