God helps those who help themselves? [False ideas Christians believe about…difficulty. Part 3]

“If you are unemployed and need a job, and you pray for a job, don’t expect God to give you a job if all you do is collect unemployment while you sit on the couch all day watching Netflix and eating chips. Stop making excuses and get to the unemployment office!” What do you thinkContinue reading “God helps those who help themselves? [False ideas Christians believe about…difficulty. Part 3]”

Overcoming our fears, Part 2 – God’s role in calming our fears – Luke 12:1-2

People say that their two greatest fears are death and speaking in public.  In Luke 12:1-12 Jesus talked with his disciples about these two fears.  Perhaps what he said will help you overcome those fears! In Verses 4-7 he refers to the fear of death. Do not be afraid, but do fear God, he lovesContinue reading “Overcoming our fears, Part 2 – God’s role in calming our fears – Luke 12:1-2”

Does prayer matter?

I received a piece of communication this week that told the story of a friend’s urgent prayer request to God. Interestingly the very thing that my friend asked God to stop from happening…ended up happening. As a result the last thing my friend said to me was, “What is the point?” Good question. I appreciateContinue reading “Does prayer matter?”