Seeing Him at work ahead of us

My connecting flight had been delayed (again), so I decided to use the time getting to know at least one person in the congested waiting area. I started talking to a leader from Zimbabwe who oversees a network of churches in various Central African countries. He had...

Pray with a helmet

I was hurrying to a village church meeting when the motorcycle’s chain-guard came loose and jammed in the rear wheel spokes. As the wheel locked, the bike weaved and slid along the loose gravel surface. Half an hour earlier I had left town with a young Thai believer...

Small faith for big answers

When I resigned my job for Bible College, I faced a faith challenge: daily food! As long as my monthly salary arrived there was no real need to trust for the next meal. But that changed; asking for “daily bread” became normal. Then, after my first semester of college,...

Slow down to hear

An article, Slowing Down to hear God’s Voice arrived in my inbox this week. Adam Wittenberg (on staff at IHOPKC), writes about choosing to slow down – making changes to our distracted, busy lifestyles – in order to grow our enjoyment of the Lord. To read his helpful...

Pray then wait, or pray then work?

One of the challenges of asking for God’s help is what to do after the “amen”. Should we pray then WAIT for the answer, or pray then WORK towards one? At times, praying about something then taking action ourselves can have the marks of unrest and self-dependence. But,...