The Organized Quiet Time: Preparing Ahead for Bible Study

The Organized Quiet Time - Preparing Ahead for Bible Study

How we prepare for time with Jesus can affect the quality of that time. It's important to be organized ahead of our quiet time, otherwise we will more easily be distracted. I know that implementing the tips below has helped me immensely with how easily I can be distracted. Our pre-Bible study preparation matters, both … Continue reading The Organized Quiet Time: Preparing Ahead for Bible Study

Living a Lifestyle of Prayer, Part 4: Connecting with God Throughout the Day

If you haven't read Part 1-3, don't miss out. Living a lifestyle of prayer is cultivated through spending undistracted time alone with God each day. It also means continuing to fellowship with Him throughout our day. We can keep abiding in Christ throughout the day, abiding in His love. "Abide in Me, and I in … Continue reading Living a Lifestyle of Prayer, Part 4: Connecting with God Throughout the Day

Living a Lifestyle of Prayer, Part 3: Connecting with God in Prayer

If you haven't already, check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. In Part 3 below, I will describe some ways we can connect with the Lord in prayer. 1. Devotional Prayer Devotional prayer focuses on our own spiritual growth, needs and refreshing. In simplest terms, it is engaging God in conversation about … Continue reading Living a Lifestyle of Prayer, Part 3: Connecting with God in Prayer

Living a Lifestyle of Prayer, Part 1: Posturing Our Hearts

This article begins a four-part series on living a lifestyle of prayer. This series is for anyone who wants to grow in prayer; however, if you are new to prayer/following Christ and want to start with more general information about beginning a life of prayer, first read this. Before we venture into the practicals of … Continue reading Living a Lifestyle of Prayer, Part 1: Posturing Our Hearts