Category Archives: Topical Study on Prayer

I Can’t Hear You, God—It’s Too Noisy!

The following is an excerpt from my book, Lord, It’s Boring in My Prayer Closet (How to Revitalize Your Prayer Life) which is on sale at Amazon.com this month (click on title for link). Proceeds from the sale for the month of June will go to Manna Ministries, a local food pantry ministry in Leland, NC.

Do You Have Trouble Hearing God’s Voice?

Prayer should be more than a one-way conversation, but if we’re honest, our prayer life is usually just that. We run through a list of our needs or the needs of others and rush off to our day. We find it difficult to wait on God in prayer and listen for Him to speak to us.

A recent article in Parade Magazine, “What Your Nose Knows” revealed some interesting facts about our five senses, in particular, our sense of hearing. According to the article, at birth our ears are pristine organs, capable of discerning among more than 300,000 sounds, but after years of exposure to loud noises, the hair cells on the cochlea, in the inner ear flatten, becoming less sensitive. This constant bath of noise affects everything from our concentration to our health.[i] Continue reading

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Discover Your Prayer Passion

How to move beyond prayers for “me and mine”–allowing your heart to beat in rhythm with God’s heart.

Discover Your Prayer Passion

Discover Your Prayer Passion

Without passion, our prayer lives become stagnant, boring and ineffective. While most Christians believe prayer is important, few would use the word passionate to describe their prayer life. Instead, many admit to being distracted, bored and frustrated when it come to personal prayer.

Read the entire article which appears in the December 2015 issue of Charisma Magazine at Discover Your Prayer Passion

(This article is based on my book, Lord, It’s Boring in My Prayer Closet (How to Revitalize Your Prayer Life) which is available at Amazon.com and Kindle.

 

The “War Room”

prayerA Call to Prayer

I was privileged to see the new faith-based film, The War Room, in a pre-lease showing last night. I encourage everyone to see this film. A little slow at first, it builds in interest and by the end you’re shouting, “Hallelujah.” It’s a powerful call to Christians to enter the “War Room” of our prayer closets to pray for the Church, our nation and the next generation.

As Christians, our true source of power does not rest in our political system or political leaders, nor in our economic power or influence, but in God alone. And our battle plan must come from Him if we are to take back the Church, our nation and the next generation. Continue reading

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Lord, It's Boring in My Prayer Closet (How to Revitalize Your Prayer Life)

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