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Fire Up Your Faith Life

“You may not know how badly you needed silence and solitude until you get to know them.” Quiet time has been among the most important keys to my health in ministry thus far. I begin my day either first thing in the morning, or first thing in the office, with bible reading, reflection, journaling and prayer. I use the SOAP method I wrote about it here. I am always looking…

Hidden Crosses

For a couple of years on and off I have been swimming and trying my best to repeat simple mantras as I do so. I’ve done lap after lap focusing on that ancient line Lord Jesus Christ Have Mercy on Me or some other short easy to repeat prayer or verse. Despite my best intentions, I spend most the time counting 1-2-3 breathe-1-2-3-breathe, and getting lost in the pure…

Garmins and God

I am preparing a message this week based on 1 Timothy chapter 4 because our youth group is going to be presenting a slideshow and discussion about their experience at the HistoryMaker conference we attended a few weeks ago. One of the main biblical passages for the weekend was verse 12 “Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young,” and that will be at the…