Goals, Journal, My Story, Prayer

Tips On How To Keep A Prayer Journal

I haven’t always kept a prayer journal. In fact, this is a recent (like within the last year, recent) spiritual discipline I’ve determined to be more diligent about. I will share how He changed me through this discipline at the end. See, I used to only pray when I felt like it. When I needed… Continue reading Tips On How To Keep A Prayer Journal

Bible Study Tips, Devotionals, My 15 Minutes

Tips On How to Keep a Bible Study Journal

Ok, you guys, here is a page from one of my personal Quiet Time Journals. Ignore the spelling and grammar errors, please. 🙂 Keeping a Bible study journal is my favorite way to engage with Scripture in my quiet time. It helps me process what I’m reading and slows me down so what I’m reading… Continue reading Tips On How to Keep a Bible Study Journal

Bible Study Tips, Goals, Prayer

Goal Setting Part 4: Revamping our Spiritual Life

Watch the Facebook Live video for this post, here Goal setting in your spiritual life? It’s a strange concept, isn’t it? Maybe not. If anything, we’re wise to be mindful of our relationship with God and seek ways to improve it. Because let’s face it, if we’re estranged from God, it's us who moved away…not… Continue reading Goal Setting Part 4: Revamping our Spiritual Life

Goals

Goal Setting Part 2: Declaring Your End Point and Needed Resources

Determining what you’re going to need to conquer your goals is a critical and often missed step in goal setting.Okay, so it’s a critical step I missed. Often. But I discovered something amazing…when I spent a little time determining what I needed or was missing to reach my goals, I was much, much more successful.… Continue reading Goal Setting Part 2: Declaring Your End Point and Needed Resources

Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story, Surrender to Jesus

Gutted by Fire

We don’t have to stay charred, burned out, gutted shells void of purpose and vitality! This photograph stopped me in my tracks. I couldn’t look away. Every detail seared into my brain. I didn’t even realize the effect it was having on me until silent tears splashed onto the back of my hands. Caleb Wyre,… Continue reading Gutted by Fire

Confess, Forgiveness, Jesus in Everyday Life, Repent, Surrender to Jesus

But I Don’t ‘Feel’ Forgiven…Part 2, What is Repentance?

Confession. Forgiveness. Repentance. Three essential steps to eradicating the stronghold of sin in our lives. We tend to be pros at confessing our sins and asking God for forgiveness. But we suck at repentance. But first, what exactly is repentance? Webster describes it as “the action or process of repenting especially for misdeeds or moral… Continue reading But I Don’t ‘Feel’ Forgiven…Part 2, What is Repentance?

31 Day Challenge 2017, Jesus in Everyday Life

Day 9 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: Excavations

These last 12 months have been an adventure. Two years ago we purchased fixer-upper house because we loved the location, large yard, and lake access. However, to make our new home more functional for our large family and entertaining style, we needed to put on an addition and redo absolutely everything inside and out. And… Continue reading Day 9 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: Excavations

Deuteronomy Intro, Devotionals, ImportanceofBibleStudy

Transition: A Call To Complete Devotion, Intro. To Deuteronomy, part 2

As your leader takes a drink of water and prepares for his first discourse, you gaze at the people around you. These are your people. Your family. The seeds of your new nation. As you look in their eyes, you see a reflection of your own emotions: anticipation, excitement, fear, and grief. Everyone has lost… Continue reading Transition: A Call To Complete Devotion, Intro. To Deuteronomy, part 2

Bible Study Tips, ImportanceofBibleStudy

Bible Study Tips

This is how I started studying God's Word and how I still do my Quiet Times now. Get a Bible, the actual book if possible If you don't have one, that's ok, there are many free Bible apps available. But when/if you can, get the actual book. Apps are awesome, but I don't use mine… Continue reading Bible Study Tips