Practical suggestions to help you pray

This winter/spring I read an amazing book on prayer I wish I had come across years ago.  It is called Prayer: Conversing with God by a missionary named Rosalind Rinker.  She first published it in 1959, but it is so relevant.  Could have been written yesterday.  Easily one of the best books on prayer I’veContinue reading “Practical suggestions to help you pray”

Do you want to learn how to pray?

Do you know how to pray? Before we talk about that important question, let me back up a bit.  It took me a while to find this image. To be honest, it almost always takes longer than I want to find the right image for my posts, or for the PowerPoint slides I make toContinue reading “Do you want to learn how to pray?”

Why an increasing practice of prayer is so important – Luke 18:1-17

If we never or rarely pray, what are we saying? Maybe that we are Christian atheists, unbelieving, like I mentioned last week? It is not enough to believe intellectually that Jesus is God and that he died on the cross and rose again for the forgiveness of our sins, we also show that our faithContinue reading “Why an increasing practice of prayer is so important – Luke 18:1-17”

When the world throws crazy at you, put on headphones – Luke 6:12-16

Today we welcome Phil Bartelt as guest blogger!  Phil is a pastor in the EC Church, who, along with his family, are part of the family of Faith Church.  After taking a couple weeks to fast-forward in Luke to the stories of Holy Week, Phil resumed our teaching series through Luke.   With this post PhilContinue reading “When the world throws crazy at you, put on headphones – Luke 6:12-16”