Lectio Divina for Christian Writers

Lectio divina is a helpful practice for Christian writers - and for anyone who wants to grow in relationship with God. The term lectio divina means “divine reading.” This is where you engage the Bible spiritually - not with your mind, but with your spirit. While there is a time and place to engage your heart and mind … Continue reading Lectio Divina for Christian Writers

Now … Later … Yes … Not

A fellow intercessor and I were just talking about how easy it is to feel schizophrenic when listening to God and praying for people. If you're an intercessor, you can probably relate to this feeling. Not just intercessors, either. Any follower of Christ can feel this way. It's that question we all have when God … Continue reading Now … Later … Yes … Not

Why Aren’t We Desperate?

I was talking yesterday with a friend who just returned from Uganda. She spent several weeks with a neighborhood ministry that had requested inner healing prayer. As she shared about the desperate situation and the hunger in the people's hearts, she also lamented that she seldom finds that kind of hunger here at home. We … Continue reading Why Aren’t We Desperate?

Bringing Home the Lion of Judah

Prayer takes place mostly in an invisible spiritual realm. On one hand, we need to learn how to appreciate God's presence in that invisible space. We are in relationship with a Spiritual Being who is Other than we are. We need to learn how to relate in ways that cannot be seen. On the other … Continue reading Bringing Home the Lion of Judah

Talking to the King

Have you seen the movie, Anna and the King? There is a great scene that reminds me of the authority we have in intercessory prayer. Because of Jesus, we have access to the throne room of God: "Seeing then that we have a great High Priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, … Continue reading Talking to the King

What Is God Doing?

Have you prayed for someone you care about on an issue that seems overwhelming? Are you discouraged because you haven't seen your prayers answered? Don't be discouraged. God is answering. He is working in the life of the person you are praying for - and He is working in your life as well, through this … Continue reading What Is God Doing?