Prayer Gives Us Daily Assurance

Do you have assurance in your prayers? As I pondered this question, I thought about the witty character, Mayhem, in the Allstate Commercials. Mayhem demonstrates what happens in various, unexpected scenarios. Mayhem is destructive and humorous, but his purpose is to encourage people to make sure they have insurance in case he strikes.

How to Navigate Noisy Environments to Pray

Have you ever wondered how to pray when life is noisy? Early on in my prayer journey, I felt that prayer could only take place in quiet environments. I felt that if I went to the same room in my home daily and committed to a time of prayer that I would be uninterrupted.

God, Do I Have to Be Transparent With You?

Being transparent as a leader is tough! Transparency means being honest when things are “not okay.” Transparency means that you have to admit that you are “vulnerable.” Transparency means that you have to be honest with yourself and allow others to see where you are now. Transparency is frightening, because many of us do not know how to be authentic.

Finding the Tenacity to Endure

For the past month, I have been learning to endure in personal fitness. A long time ago, I made exercise a priority twice a day. I would complete 15 to 20 minutes of cardio and finish the workout with weight training. Needless to say, life happened.

Meet Your Neighbor

Who is our neighbor? Is our neighbor the person that lives next door to us or is neighbor more of a universal term? Jesus was asked this question in Luke 10:25-37. In this passage, we learn about the Good Samaritan and his encounter with a “certain man.”

When God Says No- Part 1

He then told them a parable on the need for them to pray always and not become discouraged (Luke 18:1, HCSB).   I have always been taught that God loves it when we communicate with Him. There have been times in my life where I enjoy conversations with Him, because God...

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