Sometimes it seems that our prayers bounce off the ceiling. How should we respond when Heaven is silent? Some thoughts on why God might not answer.
Recent frustration in prayer seemed to be described in a U2 lyric which speaks of “speed dialing with no signal” What is the solution? Read on for some thoughts on reducing the frustration.
Paul prayed that the Philippians’ love might abound. He did not pray for busyness or programs to abound. Maybe we need to re-think our church life.
While waiting for our puppy to settle in her crate, I learned that rather than getting impatient, I should take the time for prayer.
The desperate posts in the great battle often are given to those whose faith is strong enough to weather seemingly unanswered prayer. So says C. S. Lewis in the essay on which this post is based.
To prime the pump for New Year’s Resolutions, a list of Jonathan Edwards’ resolutions might be helpful.
The disciples were freaked out by the wind and the waves. They were on the lake at the bidding of their master but it didn’t seem to be working out so well. These men, some of whom were experienced fishermen, were convinced that they were going to die. You can find this story in Matthew […]
Christian are to be balanced in their pursuit of Bible study and prayer. Two characters from Star Trek illustrate the imbalance of these two.
It is nearing the end of summer and soon we will have football. One of the fundamental aspects of American football is the running game. A key to a good running game is blocking. The runner must have players to go in front of him to keep the defenders away. The picture shows a guard, […]
“My house shall be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of robbers” is a statement of Jesus found in Luke 19:46. He made this statement in response to those who were selling animals and changing money in the Temple. In my lifetime, the church has done a pretty good job […]