Developing culture is one of the areas that I’m committed to growing. Culture isn’t something that develops over night and isn’t something that you share with your people and then they will automatically adopt. I see developing culture as two sides to a coin, the positive and the negative. Craig Groeschel says, “culture is just as much what you allow as what you create.”
In pursuit of developing a healthier prayer life and cultivating a stronger understanding of God, I have begun researching more on this topic. Currently, I’m reading Timothy Keller’s book on prayer, which has been very clarifying. In the book it outlines two main ways that people have approached prayer: 1. To commune with God, 2. To bring God’s kingdom. People from each perspective have argued their position on prayer for years. In this post we will explore these two prayer approaches. Continue reading
Like many people, I take quite some time at the start of the year to reflect on the past year and envision what the next year could look like. One of the key reflections of last year was that my prayer life isn’t what it should be. Perhaps this is where you find yourself, feeling as though you aren’t hitting the mark in this area. We have all heard stories of these people who have powerful encounters with God in prayer and while it encourages, often it can feel like you have missed out. In the following blog posts we will be exploring prayer and its various facets. To begin with I want to share some of my own personal problems with Prayer:
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10 Disciplines of A Godly Man – “Matt Chandler once said, “We’ve got a lot of boys with beards these days,” and I believe these words speak powerful truth.”
4 Reasons Spurgeon Died Poor – “Charles Spurgeon could have been one of the richest millionaires in London.”
“Without Jesus”: Shane & Shane (3mins) – Without Jesus you have nothing, you can do good things but what have you gained at the end of the day.