“Where were You when I needed You, Lord?” We all have moments when we feel such grief, fear, loneliness, or depression that we wonder, “Are You there, Lord? Do You even care?” I’d like to share a few thoughts on what’s really happening when it seems like God is nowhere to be found. First, let’s […]
In the last blog post we talked about three myths when it comes to hearing God’s voice. Let’s pick up where we left off, and blast away at one of the most serious misconceptions people have about communication with God. Myth #4 This is the prevailing mindset of far too many Christians. This myth says […]
When it comes to hearing from God, many people say things that simply aren’t true. They talk to me about things not in the Bible—things never displayed in the lives of the early Christians. Still, these myths persist. As we roll into the new year, my hope is that you’ll think about hearing from the […]
Instead of spending time with the Holy Spirit the last few days, I’ve been reading historical accounts about other people who spent time with Him (trust me, this is a poor substitute). When I finally got quiet with the Holy Spirit, He asked, “If I was walking around the streets of Albuquerque, would you drop […]
As modern Christians, we often expect God to move at our quick, have-it-now pace. We get a little splash of spiritual wisdom, refreshing, or anointing, then dash off to the next thing. The problem with this approach is that we quickly dry out, then become discouraged and disillusioned, and we ask God, “Is this all […]
When you think of the Holy Spirit, how do you picture Him? Is He a person to you, or just a vapor, a cloud, or maybe a dove? Maybe you can imagine the heavenly Father by thinking of a loving earthly Father. And maybe you can picture Jesus because movies about Him give you something to hang your thoughts on.