Spiritual Disciplines
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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Pastor Dad: How do you pray for your kids at night?

  I must say one of my favorite things to do is to pray for my boys before they go to bed every night.  If you don't pray for/with your kids every night, I would highly recommend it. I ...

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A Random Thought on Generosity

  I was sitting in my office and thought I would share this quick thought.  A few months ago I had the opportunity to hang out with a close friend.  At one time he was a pastor for a church ...

Three Ways to Pray More

Three Ways to Pray More

Everyone would say that they need to pray more...but how exactly do you do that. While there are probably thousands of tips and tricks, these are the three most helpful things I've learned over the ...