Practice Makes Better

Can you name anything we improve at by not doing?

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Dallas Willard observed, “In many cases, our need to wonder about or be told what God wants in a certain situation is nothing short of a clear indication of how little we are engaged in His work.” To that, I say, “Amen.” This isn’t to say the harder we work the holier we are or […]

Are You Winning the Wrong Race?

There are many good races, but only one matters most

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It doesn’t matter if you win a race if it is the wrong race. We cannot declare ourselves winners of a marathon for winning a boat race. It’s winning. It’s just winning at the wrong thing. Which is a form of losing. Most of us think we simply fail to reach our goals. Often, it […]

How to Pray for Your Pastor

Your prayers matter...a lot

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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.