One of my great joys in world travel has been joining a local church for Sunday morning worship, or a prayer meeting during the week. As I sing and listen to my fellow Christians worship the Lord, I've learned to understand their words of loving worship expressed in spontaneous praise. A memory of this returned…Read more Think Glorious Thoughts About God!
One of the most healthy daily rituals or life habits you can form is to kneel before the Lord daily. Each day, it is my habit to drop to my knees in prayer. The reason, I drop to my knees is it an excellent reminder who God is and who I am. It is perhaps…Read more Kneeling a Healthy Life Habit.
God really does speak to us through the Bible. The Bible doesn’t have to be defended; it is a living, dangerously sharp collection of books that will penetrate your life and thoughts. Perhaps your familiar with this verse. “For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword,…Read more Listening to God
“Be my rock of safety where I can always hide. Give the order to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress.” (Psalm 71:3, NLT) The Church has an admirable reputation of responding to epidemics and plagues in her history. Their contemporaries, admired their dedication by risking their lives to serve the sick.…Read more My Thoughts Tonight About Coronavirus
Jesus’ disciples tried unsuccessfully to help a boy after the boy’s dad asked them to. The dad and the disciples appealed to Jesus for help. As always Jesus came through and healed by delivering him from the grip of the devil. Later when the disciples asked why they had failed, he told them, “This kind…Read more By Prayer and Fasting
My earliest memories include prayer. My parents by my bedside and teaching my sister and me how to pray, my pastor laying his hand upon my forehead praying for me. My uncles when they prayed it was fervent and earnest, reminded me of Moses on the mountain. My boyhood church prayed around the altar, and…Read more How I Approach God in Prayer
I was looking at the cross in the sanctuary this morning with joy and confidence. God’s love demonstrated in Christ’s laying down His life for our sins. He gives us boldness to pray with a Holy Spirit inspired imagination. His resurrection confirms the glorious plan of God that delights angels and Christians alike. When I…Read more A Big and Blessed Imagination
Detroit is the city that has been featured many times for all the reasons that you would never want your city featured for. It was good to read a bright story about the auto industry's improving fortunes and hear it on the radio as well. When you read of corruption, murder, organized crime and gangs…Read more Creative Leadership #2
Godly leadership prayerfully looks up to the Lord in order to "hear, say and do what the Father is saying to our generation. It's amazing how that knowledge enables leaders to do what leaders do best, look creatively into the future and visualize what the Father wills in heaven to be done on earth! Suddenly…Read more Creative Leadership #1