Tag Archives: faith

When We Are Asked…

I have noticed that questions are effective tools for getting some one to talk. Questions (especially open ended ones) invite people to give their opinions or share their experiences. Questions also make people think. When thinking happens amazing things are … Continue reading

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All in for Jesus

In poker there is a term that I have heard that means you are risking everything: All in. I don’t know if you use it in other games of chance (I’m not a gambler, so I am no expert), but … Continue reading

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Growing… Patiently

This week I want to talk about a struggle in life that I think is common to many. We struggle with impatience. When my children were younger, I always wanted them to learn things or do things faster. I had … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 73 – The Power of God to Save

Why do Christians get excited about Jesus? Is it the excitement because Jesus is popular, like a movie star? Is Jesus simply super friendly and so everyone loves Him? Why do Christians get so excited over Jesus? In the book … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 72 – Eager to Be Together

Paul longed to be with the Roman Christians. As he shared that with them, Paul revealed a heart that was open. His heart was open to the Roman Christians who were Gentile. His heart welcomed the Jewish Christians. His heart … Continue reading

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Getting What We Need from God

Have you ever thought about what you want from God? I know that I have. I know that I have little right to tell God to do things for me, but I also know that God’s Word tells me that … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 71 – Discipleship, Openness, and Safety

We talk about encouraging one another, but have you ever really thought about what conditions will make it possible to encourage others? They are asking questions. They are asking… Do you really care? When you find out about my real … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 70 – Prayer and Discovering the Will of God

We are told that God hears us when we pray, but what is prayer? How does a person learn how to pray? Is there a certain way to pray? These are significant questions. They are connected to the question of … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 69 – Faith Heard Around the World

Too often we forget that people are watching us. It isn’t that folks are nosy, it is just the way people are. We notice the people in our lives. We notice when people are kind. We notice when people are … Continue reading

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Conquering the Callous Heart

I’m pretty sure that no one wakes up and says, “I want to have a callous heart.” Nor do they say, “I want to rebel against the good that God has planned for me.” Yet, we’ve all done it. When … Continue reading

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