Simple Devotion to Christ: Beware of Distractions

Be on the lookout for things that distract you from pure and simple devotion to Christ. Many things abound in this world to steal our attention away from what truly matters. Fears and distractions can crash upon us in wave after wave, threatening to knock us down. This is even more true as the COVID-19 … Continue reading Simple Devotion to Christ: Beware of Distractions

Effective Prayer: Praying God’s Word by His Spirit

One of my passions is prayer and helping others grow in prayer. I want to share two keys to effective prayer. There are many resources such as prayer journals to help us pray more. But with these resources in hand, how do we pray effectively? How do we engage in prayer that is also enjoyable? … Continue reading Effective Prayer: Praying God’s Word by His Spirit

God’s Answer When We Feel Nothing

Perhaps you’ve experienced seasons where you were feeling little or nothing at all. You may even feel this way now: numb, empty, wondering why. Maybe this is simply while spending time in God's presence. Or it could be what you feel most of the time, in every situation. I’ve personally been in such a season … Continue reading God’s Answer When We Feel Nothing

Facing Lack or Delay? Stay Faithful to the Lord

I was recently encouraged by several gems from Luke 1:5-17 as I meditated on God's Word. There are great truths to be gleaned from this passage. In this narrative, we find Zacharias and Elizabeth faithfully following the Lord and His ways. An area of lack remained in their lives despite this. Almost surprisingly, we discover … Continue reading Facing Lack or Delay? Stay Faithful to the Lord

Preparing to Pray: Organizing Your God Time

How we prepare for time with Jesus can affect the quality of that time. Our pre-prayer preparation matters, in both posturing our hearts and preparing a place and plan. In this article, I share about the practical side of organizing our daily devotional time. These tips require us to plan ahead. Don't wait until a … Continue reading Preparing to Pray: Organizing Your God Time