What Is Fixed-Hour Prayer?

I have recently started researching and practicing something called “fixed-hour prayer.” So what exactly is fixed-hour prayer? One excellent resource of this topic, especially for low-church Protestants like me, is Praying With the Church by Scot McKnight. He does an excellent job of introducing the reader to this historic practice.

To Transform a City p2: Words Clarify, Deeds Verify

“The incarnational message of Jesus was made manifest through word and deed. He would both show and tell, and his words clarified his deeds while his deeds verified the truth of his words.” (To Transform a City, 128).

Reflections on Leadership – Part 14 – Great Leaders Encourage the Heart

In the pursuit of any great goal, we often face discouragement.  But great leaders find ways to encourage us to continue on.

Is the Church a “who” or a “what”?

Is the Church a “who” or a “what”?

Deuteronomy 27-28 in < 400 Words

Last Sunday (7/8) the message was on Deuteronomy 27-28 which covers the pronouncements of blessings and curses for Israel. Brevity takes (and builds) discipline. To that end, here is my attempt to summarize the main points. As an exercise I limited myself to 400 hundred words. Word count starts now…

Reflections on Leadership – Part 13 – Great Leaders Model the Way

Great leaders lead by example.

What’s The Problem?

Every worldview needs to answer the question, “what is the problem in the world?” How you answer this question will determine the kind of solution you look for.

My Favorite Part about The 4th of July Parade

This past Wednesday, our church walked in the Grandville 4th of July parade (see the pictures here).

One of my favorite parts about the 4th of July parade is . . .

Review of Tozer’s Knowledge of the Holy

“The history of mankind will probably show that no people has ever risen above its religion, and a man’s spiritual history will positively demonstrate that no religion has ever been greater than its idea of God”. – A.W. Tozer, The Knowledge of the Holy

Reflections on Leadership – Part 12 – Great Leaders Enable Others to Act

Ironically it may seem at first, but great leaders are not controlling.  They liberate their followers to bring all of their skills into play – they enable others to act independently in order to reach their shared goals.

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