Tag Archives: Bible

Praying the Scriptures

I bought this new book called Teach Us to Pray – 365 Prayers from the Bible by Timothy J. Beals. The premise is praying the scriptures. If you’ve not heard that term before I’m excited to share the concept. I found praying the scriptures is one of the most powerful ways I connect with God. […]

Watching Train Wrecks

In my work, I read a lot of newspapers and online news sources. I read the New York Daily News, the New York Post, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Washington Times, Fox News, CNN, The Oregonian, The Statesman Journal, and more…not counting all the sports news pages I visit! Here are some […]

Why Go to Church

According to some statistics from 2010, about 247 million Americans identify themselves as Christians, which according to another statistic is roughly 73-76 percent of all Americans. So why is it that only 41 percent of those who claim Christ as their Lord and Savior actually attend church? I actually know a little about this having […]

New Book Published!

When God called and asked that I do more for Him I was taken aback. I already was worship leading on Sundays, teaching Bible study on Wednesdays, doing lay counseling two other nights a week, and several other things for the church. I’ve preached when the pastor is out, I’ve done baby dedications and baptized […]