How to Pray for Your Pastor

Your prayers matter...a lot


Having God’s people praying for me is one of the greatest blessings in my life. The Scriptures teach the prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective, and I hope someday God will grant me the opportunity to see how the prayers of His people strengthened my life and ministry.

If you don’t already do so, I’d like to encourage you to start doing so on a regular basis–at least weekly. Praying for your minister is one of the most simple but valuable ways you can bless your church. It will bless your life as well.

The Life of the Soul

God is the Life of the Soul

Deep Water Background

How about this amazing quote from Tricia McCary Rhodes in her book, Sacred Chaos: Spiritual Disciplines for the Life You Have.“ Sometime I think of the hours and days when I have shunned the Lord’s indwelling presence through ignorance or neglect or willful rebellion, and I grieve. But I understand better now that no matter […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 140

Featuring: Heaven and Hell, the World Series, and Turning 40


Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: I turned 40 a couple of weeks ago…so there’s that. My wife (Emily) planned an amazing birthday party for me—that blessed me in a major way. She found an amazing spot, brought in some of my favorite food and invited my closest friends and we just hung out […]