Prayer of personal gratitude

God of heaven and earth, I thank You.  I am thankful for the gift of another day.  This day.  A day in which Your sun shines its light on the beauty of Your creation as well as the ugliness of what people have done to it.  I thank you for infusing my mind with clarity, … Continue reading Prayer of personal gratitude

Reaching god

Do you sometimes feel like God is far away? All we have to do is focus our attention on God and cry out to Him.  We must focus our heart on God who loves us, and who is able to deliver us from our anxiety and fear.  We must call out to God in worship, because that’s who God is looking for. 

Appreciating the Worshipers

It’s Saturday evening and some of us are preparing for a much anticipated night out.  We just got back from the car wash and we’ve picked out our snazziest outfits.  Maybe we’ve made reservations to that restaurant someone recommended.  Or maybe we are going with the flow, seeing where the wind will blow us tonight.  … Continue reading Appreciating the Worshipers

Thankful for Thanksgiving

The fourth Thursday of November has always been my favorite holiday.  It comes during my favorite season, autumn.  In my favorite sports, football is going strong and basketball is beginning.  It’s a time when things slow down for a minute.  I’ve always enjoyed the mental exhilaration and challenge of learning, but a little break after … Continue reading Thankful for Thanksgiving

Betta Than I Can Tell You

This is an interesting time to be a committed Christian – trying to make an impact for Christ.  Lots of people are making statements about what God wants.  People claim to represent Him by taking political stands, through social media activism, media interviews and other public platforms.  Conservative and Liberal Christians argue with one another … Continue reading Betta Than I Can Tell You

The Journey – Intentional Christianity

A young man named Andre went to church one Sunday and sat in the last row.  Things hadn’t been going well for him since his grandmother passed away a few weeks earlier.  After the choir sang a song, the preacher started talking, and Andre listened.  Before long something strange began to happen.  It seemed like … Continue reading The Journey – Intentional Christianity