Results and Relationship: It’s Time to Abide

As Christians we declare life with God is about relationship not religion. However we often still replace intimacy with God with another form of doing--getting answers to prayer in our quiet time or tangible results in the churches we serve. But above all else, we must seek to live out the truth of Christ: "Abide in Me.” It is only in this way that we will bear much fruit.

People of Intimacy with Christ

You and I are called to be people of intimacy with God. We were made for a close relationship with God through Jesus Christ. Though distractions abound, we are not alone: God's Spirit is our Help. The Lord is our first love and He loves us extravagantly. Despite life's challenges, our pursuit is this: be rooted in relationship … Continue reading People of Intimacy with Christ

Experiencing God’s Presence: Four Keys

Whether you are in a season of the fireworks of God's love or a time when you seem unable to feel His presence, here are some keys to experiencing His presence both tangibly and supernaturally! Key #1: Heart Posture Our ability to engage with God in relationship is most influenced by the posture of our hearts before Him. … Continue reading Experiencing God’s Presence: Four Keys

Prayer Is Conversation: Growing in Intimacy with God

Prayer is a simple concept, but we tend toward making it complicated when we walk it out. We may even wonder if we are doing it right! In this post, I want to bring us back to the simplicity of prayer, and introduce prayer as a primary way to grow in intimacy with God. Prayer, … Continue reading Prayer Is Conversation: Growing in Intimacy with God