Christian Life

Prayer

What to do After God Speaks

You had a problem, or something you desired deeply. You prayed about it – a lot. You asked others to pray for…

When You Feel Like a Failure

Let’s just admit it. We’re not perfect, and we know it. But sometimes the not-perfect-ness gets really old. Your head…

Helping the Least of These

There’s a long-running commercial on television in the US that tries to raise money for an organization helping abused and…
Studying Bible

God Help Me! I’m Broke!

Bring up the topic of money, and everyone has an opinion. The government should do more – or is doing…
Woman alone

For the Christian in a Bad Marriage

There’s plenty of marriage advice out there: pre-marital counseling, marriage seminars, sermons and books proclaiming the magic of a marriage…

Are You Putting God in a Box?

So who’s right? You? Your pastor? The Pope? The head of some denomination? The group of church leaders when they…

This Is NOT God’s Will

Bad things are happening – to people you know, to Christians here and in other places, and perhaps to you…

Intimacy Is Worth the Risk

Get too close and you’re likely to get hurt. No wonder many people are afraid to take the risk. Most…

When Good People Do Bad Things

Many in the popular media seem to relish exposing “skeletons in the closet” whenever an individual or a group that…

You Really ARE Alone

Helpers, advocates, friends, and kind people everywhere often say to someone who’s hurting, “You’re not alone.” I often say it myself. It’s…

Love is NOT All You Need

There’s a popular myth about love that goes something like this: “Love is all you need. Love overlooks all wrongs.…

5 Reasons to Leave Your Church

Going to church is something most Christians assume they should do. It’s fashionable for some people to quote Hebrews 10:25…

How to Turn It Over to God

In Christian-eze it’s been said various ways: “Give it to God.” “Turn it over to God.” “Let God do the…
Quiet and listening

What To Do When You Want To Hear From God

I need God to speak to me. But I’m not hearing anything from Him at all!”
Have you said anything like that? Those of us who care at all about our relationship with God would love to have a way to know exactly what God was saying. But too often it seems like a game of, “Can you hear me now?”

Listening

Hearing God’s Voice

God speaks to us, and we can hear Him.
Is that really true? How can we know it’s Him? What does that look like?
I have learned some things about hearing His voice that make it much less confusing and more practical. Here are some characteristics of God’s voice:

Boxes

God In A Box

We so easily put God in a box. OK, so who’s right? Your pastor? The Pope? The head of some…

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