Seven Reasons Why Prayer is Important.
Prayer is one characteristics that is shared among many world religions and philosophies. In the end, the key difference is the recipient of the prayer. But what is prayer? Why is prayer important? Why do speakers, teachers, and religious leaders emphasize the importance of prayer? Books have been written on prayer. Even Jesus gave a […]
Most readers have heard of cults. The very name “cult” may bring to mind a group of people participating in a voodoo type of dance, ready to sacrifice an unwilling participant; or perhaps, a maniacal leader, such as David Koresh or Jim Jones, who brainwashes his victims for personal gain. If this is what cults […]
On this Father’s Day, I, being a father, contemplate on the biblical principles for fathers. Now more than ever before, we need godly Christian men to assume the role of a father. We cannot afford any more dead-beat dads who claim to love God and love their children while not having anything to do with […]
I have just finished reading a great book by Donald S. Whitney titled Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life. In the book, Whitney lists ten different spiritual disciplines that is attributed with godliness. Two disciplines really stood out to me: the disciplines of silence and solitude. Dave Earley also told of another discipline called the discipline […]
Recently, I had the opportunity to interview a member of our church who is also actively involved in coaching. I interviewed Darryl Speer, an elementary school basketball coach and a tee ball coach. We discussed the integration of Christianity in coaching. You can access that interview by clicking here. As I reflect back upon our […]
Next Week: The Problem of God and Suffering, Part 2…Philosophical Perspective (Article pending by Drew Payne); May 20th: If One God is Necessary, Multiple Gods Are Not May 27th: Christianity in Coaching (Perspectives Learned from Christian Coach Darryl Speer) June 3rd: Has Professional Sports Lost Its’ […]