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How Can I Hear God Speaking to Me? by Tim Burns Turning to the right channel Like turning to the right channel, God speaks to individuals who are ready and prepared to listen.  A friend once put it this way: A Christ-follower who builds the following four habits in his life will be in a good place to hear from God. First, Christians should build relationships with other Christians. This doesn’t mean excluding those who are not of the same faith from your circle of friends. Rather, a believer in Christ who makes close friends out of those with the…

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Bible Verses about Prayer & Praying Related Content Make Up Your Mind Not to Worry Overcoming Anxiety, Worry, and Tension by Linda J. Gilden Many people say, “I don’t really know how to pray.” But God’s instructions are clear as to how to pray, who to pray for, when to pray, where to pray, and what you should pray for. The Bible gives specific direction for all those things and more. God created man to be in fellowship with Him and daily prayer is important to that relationship. Bible Verses about How to Pray Keep on asking, and you will receive…

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6 Simple Truths about Seasons of Waiting Candy Arrington “Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.” Psalm 27:14 NLT Several years ago, my husband suddenly lost his job. He’d been with the company for over 30 years and had weathered periods of low work and company-wide layoffs so this was totally unexpected. No job, at this point in our lives, wasn’t in our plan. By the end of that week, my husband had submitted his resume to two firms. The next week he had interviews and two job offers. He was out…

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Written By, Dr. Linda Mintle – Therapist & Author A while back, I had the privilege of meeting with a church book club that had chosen my book, Letting Go of Worry, as their reading selection. I made a brief presentation and then opened the floor for questions and comments. It was obvious. There is much to worry about if we allow ourselves to be anxious. In Luke 21:14, Jesus urged His disciples to make up their minds not to worry. They were facing persecution and imprisonment. Either of these situations would cause most of us to worry. But Jesus’ words…

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J. Stephen Lang Work has become a four-letter word for many people. Societies go through cycles—one generation works hard and plays little, another generation reverses the trend. Right now we seem to be in a pro-play, anti-work feeling. We seem to have forgotten the truth of William James’s statement: “Nothing is work unless you would rather be doing something else.” In other words, if you truly enjoy work, it isn’t work. Maybe we’ve neglected this truth and fallen prey to the “can’t wait till Friday” mentality. The Bible makes no pleasant promises to people who spend their entire work week…

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