At our ATLAS Mentor Workshops we often talk about examples of mentoring found in the Bible. We’ll talk about elements from different relationships like Jesus and his disciples, Paul and Timothy, Jonathan and David, Priscilla and Aquila with Apollos, and others. These are almost always entirely positive examples. But I’ve been in the book of … Continue reading Mistakes Were Made – Examples of Mentoring Mistakes in the Bible
In my last post, I focused on the negative. I shared ten reasons why I think we (Christians) don’t pray, or don’t pray more than we do. While it’s good to recognize what keeps us from praying, I also wanted to explore positive reasons that draw us to God in prayer. Here are ten things … Continue reading It Starts with God’s Love – Encouragement to Pray
About six years ago, My wife Marie and I attended a retreat called Cursillo. God used that retreat powerfully in our marriage to stir me to begin praying with Marie out loud every morning, which we have done ever since. We’ve been married for just over 19 years now, so you can see that through … Continue reading Why Don’t We Pray?
A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.Proverbs 25:28 Whether it’s pop, chocolate milk, lemonade, or even coffee, my daughter Kayla can’t take just one sip. If we sit down at a restaurant, Kayla’s drink is usually long gone before the food arrives. Earlier today, my wife Marie made … Continue reading Control Yourself! – Why You Need Self-Control