The story of the raising of Lazarus in John 11:1-45 can teach us many things, including how to grow in prayer. Here is my sermon for the Fifth Sunday in Lent.
Pray Always (So You Don’t Lose Heart): My Sermon on Luke 18:1-8
Pray always (so you don't lose heart): My sermon on Luke 18:1-8.
Inviting God to Interfere in Our World: My Sermon on Luke 11:1-13
Contrary to what some may believe, God wants to get involved in our world, and is often just waiting to be asked. Here is my sermon on what Jesus teaches us about prayer in Luke 11:1-13.
Giving Thanks for My Blog
Giving thanks for my blog as it passes 100,000 all-time views.
Prayer: A Patched Poem
Prayer: A Patched Poem In the morning, while it is still dark, go to a deserted place. Shut the door. Say nothing to anyone. Be silent before the Lord God. Be silent. Do not occupy yourself with great things. Calm and quiet your soul, like a weaned child with its mother. Be still and know…
Prayer Cards: A Way to Pray for Others Using Scripture
Prayer cards are a powerful way of praying for others using Scripture. I learned this from Paul E. Miller's "A Praying Life" and thought I would share it here.
Prayer and the Journey from the Head to the Heart
A reflection on how prayer calls us, and accompanies us, on the journey from the head to the heart.
How to Pray with Scripture
A reflection on how to pray with Scripture using "lectio divina" followed by an excerpt from Dietrich Bonhoeffer with some further thoughts on how to go about this spiritual practice.
Silence, Solitude, and Prayer
A reflection on the importance of solitude and silence in our lives of prayer.
What Is Prayer, and How Can I Grow in My Life of Prayer?
A reflection on prayer - what it is, and how we can grow in our life of prayer.