1 reason that new spiritual program or spiritual practice might not be for you.

It’s not unusual to hear some practice or program billed as the next thing that will supercharge your spiritual life. Use this new small group curriculum. It will take you deep as you “do life together.” Take this insightful new personality inventory. You’ll really understand how God made you so that you can live more […]

Is it time to practice the spiritual discipline of minding your own business?

So, I’ve got a book out in the world. (Yes… I’m mentioning the book, but this post is about character growth. Hang with me.) You may not know this, but Amazon gives authors a dashboard showing your book’s progress. At one point on launch day, my book was 32 in the top 100 for its […]

Weekend Wisdom / The Always Prayer

Life comes at us like a freight train, a thundering sequence of commitments, obligations, and information that demand our attention.  In the rush, it’s so easy to lose track of our spiritual focus.  How do we keep our hearts and minds aligned with the new life we’ve been given? The Apostle Paul offers direction about a […]

Hey busy person, how do you remember God?

Did you ever tie a string around your finger to remember something? Not sure why, but that was a common solution in books I read as a child. I tried it once. All I got was a purple finger. Since childhood I’ve been distractable. Maybe it’s undiagnosed ADD, or just the fruit of a very […]

How to journal for spiritual growth.

I can tell pretty quickly if someone is serious about growing. Lots of people want to grow. They desire a different or better life in some way. Maybe they are in recovery or are looking for a spiritual mentor. Maybe they had an incredible experience at a retreat or camp that filled them with motivation to […]

The Real Purpose of Reading the Bible (And How You Might Have Missed It)

I have only known Marc less than a year. We live in the same part of the country, but have never met face-to-face. (Hoping to change that sometime soon.) But I love this guy. I love his heartbeat. I love his passion. In fact, we share the same passion. Helping people live out their faith […]