Because You Ask Not
God answers prayer based on his eternal perspective, not our earthly ones.
Waiting to Soar Like Eagles
If you’re waiting for a prayer to be answered, be confident that God’s got this.
Are You Missing What God is Saying?
As far as His will goes, God just wants a chance to speak to you, and He’ll do the rest.
Upgrade Your Church Culture
Building a culture in your church that truly glorifies God takes passionate devotion.
Enough is Enough
Prayer should be our first reaction and not our last resort.
Passing the Baton: A Smooth Pastor Transition
A successful transition depends on much prayer, preparation, planning, a process, and it is the work of God.
Sometimes the Lord brings us to our own deserts to remind us of our need for Him.
The Sin of Unbelief is A Serious One
If you have never really taken a step of faith, you may not be truly trusting in God.
Is God Really Present in Your Church?
Leaders, do everything necessary, pay any price, to build a church where God is pleased to dwell.
7 Things to Do While You Wait
We’ve all had to wait. Wait in line for a package, for test results. Waiting isn’t fun. We are impatient […]
Is Church Attendance the Sole Evidence of Your Salvation?
There are many reasons Christians are losing the culture, but these are probably the top four. They are all ouch-worthy, […]
Here’s How to Fight the Difficult War of Sexual Purity
Today, for both men and women, there is no battle more formidable to wage than the war on sexual purity. […]
Praying Through Colossians: A Confident Hope
Colossians is a book that shows we need Christ for an eternity with God in heaven. As we have a […]
Just What is it That We Expect From God?
Through the magic of social media, several years ago I reconnected with a close childhood friend. We had not communicated […]
Biggest Understatement of all Time: Parenting is Hard
My kids are out of control. Before coronavirus, we had such a nice routine. Might I take a moment to brag? They […]
When God Comes to Shake Things Up
We so badly want God to show up and do great and mighty things. But we also want him to […]
What Does Your Life Reflect?
I noticed the other day that my wife has been using the word precious more frequently. I’ve known her for over twelve years, […]
If You Want a Life of Victory, Fix Your Focus
One of my good friends, Alejandro, will sometimes text me out of the blue to just see how life is. […]
What Should I Say to Fear?
Peanuts characters Linus and Charlie Brown were discussing how to deal with the difficulties of life. Linus tells Charlie Brown […]
Five Dangers of Not Asking For Prayer
The Christian life is about community. It’s about fellowship. It’s about being one Body. To do this you have to […]
Are You Consumed With Anxiety or Consumed With Peace?
In Christ I can be anxious for nothing, prayerful in everything and thankful for anything. Why is that, you ask? […]
Three Prayers for Effective Evangelism
“Devote yourselves to prayer; stay alert in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us that God […]
“You Heard Her”: The Power of a Praying Mom
I recently wrote that Augustine, though raised by his Christian mother to love Jesus, was not a Christian for a […]
Want to Feel Full? Pray This Prayer.
Around 9:00 every night, my dog Duke stares longingly up at the cabinet above my husband’s recliner. He knows exactly […]
Giving God Control
The day my oldest daughter gave birth is a day forever imprinted in my memory. Since he was the first […]
Tending the Gardens of Our Lives
It’s too nice of a day to stay indoors! The flowers that the kids and I planted are doing GREAT, […]
Three Reasons Your Prayers Should Always Include Praise
My wife and I are old school. We try really hard to teach our three daughters their manners. We believe […]
Back to School: Ten Ways to Pray for Your Child’s Teacher
Letter to the Class of 2019
Dear high school graduate, I see your smiling face, your parents’ arms thrown around you, hugging you tightly, and I […]
What Happens When You Pray?
Do you ever wonder what happens when you pray? Sometimes we need a reminder. You may value prayer and you […]
Prayer Doesn’t Fix Everything, But It Changes Everything
I’ve been a praying person for much of my life. Has it worked? Has it fixed me entirely? Apparently not, because I […]
Valley of the Dry Bones: Replanting Temple Baptist Church By Drew Cline, Lead Pastor
Ezekiel 36:36 (ESV) “Then the nations that are left all around you shall know that I am the Lord; I […]
My Prayers Can’t Rain Down Fire … Or Can They
My Prayers Can’t Rain Down Fire … Or Can They