Praying as an admirer of Christ

Eternal values make a difference to prayer life. My last post put the spotlight on the Awareness of Presence value. This one highlights praying as an admirer of Christ. There’s a connecting channel between personal and corporate prayer. The tone of a prayer gathering...

Awareness of Presence

In the previous post, I gave 4 eternal values that make a difference to prayer life. This post puts the spotlight on the first one: awareness of God’s presence. The desert travellers knew the routine. When God paused their journey, the tabernacle was set up1, the camp...

Makes a big difference to prayer life

What has the most influence on when and how we pray? What excites growth as a pray-er? What energizes perseverance when answers are delayed? What feeds prayer enjoyment most? In short, what is it that makes a big difference to prayer life? Schedule? Scheduling prayer...

Trouble and pure joy get together

One more thought on ‘trouble’, an add-on to the previous post: can trouble and pure joy get together? Jesus told his disciples, In this world you will have trouble, then added, But take heart! I have overcome the world (John 16:33). Trouble happens, but the Lord sets...