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 […]
Get back into His presence
I was coming out of the grocery store the other day when I saw two young men soliciting funds for a Christian ministry. I almost passed them by until I noticed their eyes. There was a sparkle there that grabbed my attention*. And just like that, I was in the presence of the Lord. I heard […]
The mystery dog and painful memories
Was it a Dalmation? When I was very small we had a dog. My sister and I think it was a Dalmatian. My dad remembered it as a Weimaraner, and my mom said it was a Collie. Four different people with three different memories. The longer I live, the more I’ve come to recognize that our […]
Do you splash and dash?
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 […]
Five ways to hear more from God
In previous posts, I talked about how to hear from God. Whether you’re new to hearing God’s voice, or you’ve been doing it for many years, you can always go deeper. Here are five ideas to get you further down the road in your conversations with God. Try this to hear more Ask Him questions. […]
Do you know the Holy Spirit as a person?
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.