Fit For Life

Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man. (Luke 2:52) How are we to think about the areas in which we should grow in our Christian life? Jesus provides a model for us as he grew intellectually, physically, spiritually, and socially (Luke 2:52). This past month in one of…

Prayer in Life

  This semester one of our young adult groups studied prayer. Each week we focused on a topic related to prayer and used a resource together to practice weaving prayer into our daily lives. The following list contains the notes from my talk each week and resources we created or used together.   God’s Promises…

Walking with God Resources

Walking with God requires two healthy legs working together for a steady speed. The two legs of walking with God are the Word and prayer. Here are some of my favorite resources to help you have a steady, healthy walk with God in the areas of Bible and prayer. Bible Reading Resources Read the Bible…

The Bible Project

I wanted to recommend a website that has impressed me recently as I have used some of their resources during my talks and in my devotions. It is called the Bible Project. At the website you will find animated videos on biblical themes, videos explaining each book of the Bible, and a Bible reading program…

Praying the Bible

I learned this prayer pattern years ago in a class I took from Donald Whitney on spiritual disciplines. Like no other discipline, prayer through the Bible in this way, especially using the Psalms, has been used by God to sustain and refresh my prayer life. The videos help people learn and practice the prayer pattern for…

Counterfeit Gods Diagnostic Questions

Our book club just recently finished the book, Counterfeit Gods by Tim Keller.  Keller gives his definition of an idol and a counterfeit god, “What is an idol?  It is anything more important to you than God, anything that absorbs your heart and imagination more than God, anything you seek to give you only what…

A Praying Life

I recently taught a class at church based on the book A Praying Life by Paul Miller.  This book has impacted many of my friends and I wanted to share with everyone the notes we used for our class.  I also wanted to share a few of the prayer resources that we looked at.  Hope…