Facing Temptation

What to do when you are tempted Expect temptation to come. If you haven’t heard, Christians are not magically or mystically protected from temptation. It’s not as though faith makes temptation disappear. As long as we live in this world, we know that Satan is prowling around like a lion looking to devour (1 Peter…

Who Am I? Christian Identity

Remembering who I am, and who I’m not Everyday a million voices try to tell us who we are or who we should be: advertisers, marketers, social media feeds, magazines, TV screens, and even our families and friends. But, what makes us who we are? What is the core of our Christian identity? Consider this…

A Letter to Myself: Don’t Lose Hope

On regaining a vision of Christian hope Dear Peter, You need a new pair of glasses. In your age, you’ve become short sighted. I know you might not think so. You might argue with me on this, but it’s true. It didn’t happen all at once. It usually doesn’t. You didn’t just wake up one…

How to get out of a devotional rut

Connecting with God when you feel disconnected I’m writing this post today more as a reminder to myself than anything else. Because I’m in a rut. A few months ago I was on a devotional “high”. I woke up excited to spend time with God, I was gaining insights from my time in the Word,…

How to pray

Simple tips for tangled tongues So, what do you say? Prayer is one of those things that might be simple, but its not always easy.  It’s simple.  In its simplest definition, prayer is “conversation with God.”  There you go!  That’s it.  Just talk. But, we all know it’s not that easy.  We’re busy and there…

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