Haggling With God

Donald Trump wrote a best-selling book in 1987 titled, “The Art of the Deal.” In it he chronicles his life & contains an 11-step formula for business success inspired by Norman Vincent Peale’s The Power of Positive Thinking. In his book Mr. Trump wrote… My...

Prayer Denied, Thank You God!

When God says no to our requests, He really does know what he is doing… even in the small things. Let me explain. Last Friday I was one of eight officials calling a football camp for nine local teams. The heat index was to be 100+, which would last from 9:00 AM...

“I’ll Be Praying…” (Really?!)

When someone says they’re praying for me, there are several thoughts I have… Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Don’t say it if you aren’t serious and don’t do it… (Can’t explain that one). Please, please, please, keep me in...

A “Few” Prayer Quotes

These are quotes collected from others… and worth thinking about. My favorite is by Tim Keller, “In prayer God gives us everything we would have asked for if we knew everything He knows.” 1. “You can do more than pray after you have prayed; but...

Talking So God Hears You

Praying For Others: A Practical Guide January 25, 2015 Radio Program Manuscript Recently I came across a verse that caused me to step back a moment. 1 Sam 12:23, “Far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you…” I had never...

Change Your Prayers!

When it comes to praying, we (You & ME) need to get away from laundry lists of asking God to DO things for us right off the bat. When prayer is examined in Scripture there is a decided element of praise and worship and glorifying His holy name. Consider the...