Posts tagged “Faith”
That’s the one!
What do you think when you see a group of teenagers all sitting at the same table, staring at their phones? Or when your…
Pray Like a Pro: But My Prayers Are Unanswered
When life seems unfair and we’re crying out to God in prayer, why does he take so long to bring about justice? Why do we need to keep knocking and keep praying? Pastor Mike says there is a reason why Jesus makes us wait.
All believers have a priestly ministry
For a long time there has been some confusion around the word ministry. It is generally reserved to describe the job that pastors have….
I pray. I pray and I pray. Silence. I yell. I yell and I yell. Silence louder still. My daughter once told…
Ask for more
If someone offered you a blank check, how much would you ask for? I suppose the answer would depend on the person who owned…
Pray Like a Pro: How to Avoid Pretensions and Babbling
Prayer should be simple, right? You talk; God listens. But it’s not always that easy because there are two big dangers that happen when you try to pray. How do you avoid them? Fortunately for us, Jesus pointed out these problems and then gave brilliant solutions like only he could.
When you talk to baby boomers about their high school and college days, they may get a dreamy look in their eyes as they…
If I’m honest, the list of things that have caught me by surprise in the past 18 months is pretty extensive. While I tend…
Anxiety & Jesus
Psychologist and professor Jean Twenge noted some factors connected to eighth graders feeling happier or more depressed. The leading habits connected with being sad—lots…
Pray Like a Pro: Be Like a Helpless Child
If you had to grade your prayer life, what would you give yourself? If there’s room to improve, what can you do? There’s a simple truth, Pastor Mike says, that will bring you one step closer to the prayer life so many of us crave.
Faith and obedience are good for business
There is a sad cynicism in our land that the entire world of work is rigged, that only privileged insiders profit, that hard work…
Your Love Gives Hope
In Wednesday’s video, Pastor Jeremy left us with the cliff-hanger of why we show love when the results aren’t guaranteed. He tells us why today.