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Three Ways to Pray More
Three Ways to Pray More
A Teacher - How to Pray

One Practical Way to Learn How to Pray

I learned how to pray that day.  I was probably eight or nine years old, and my grandma had dragged me to church. I remember sitting on the tail gate of an old farm truck behind a small church in rural Kansas. All I remember is repeating the prayer of an elderly man to “invite Jesus into my heart.” The prayer really ...

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Fear and Leading in Albuquerque

Results. I've been driven since I was a kid. Growing up I spent most Saturdays helping my dad with projects. When summer came around, I picked up jobs mowing lawns and pulling weeds. When I turned 15, I got a job bussing tables at a restaurant and held at least one job through high school. I held down a minimum of two jobs ...

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Go Before the Throne – Three ways to pray more.

This past week, I participated a five day fast. One of the reasons for fasting is to give yourself more time to pray. So this got me thinking. Are there other simple things I could give up so I have more time for prayer? If you're wondering the same thing, here are three things you can do to have more time to pray: Turn off ...

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Three Pitfalls of Fasting

Fasting isn't easy.  But sometimes the hardest thing about fasting isn't giving up something you love.  Over the past few days, I've learned there are some other pitfalls that can come with fasting. Piety It's very easy to get self-righteous when you're fasting.  You start to look down on others.  You either look down on ...

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You’re Asking the Wrong Question – Why do we serve?

“Will any one of you who has a servant plowing or keeping sheep say to him when he has come in from the field, ‘Come at once and recline at table’? Will he not rather say to him, ‘Prepare supper for me, and dress properly, and serve me while I eat and drink, and afterward you will eat and drink’? Does he thank ...

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Would You Like a Glass of Water With Your Juice? – How to survive your first fast.

  If you've never fasted, it can be a pretty scary thing.  It's actually been a little while since I've fasted.  I use to do it on a fairly regular basis.  So I'm actually pretty excited. The idea behind fasting is two fold. The first is to deny yourself of something you like/need in order to ...