We may have the erroneous idea that Christians should just know how to pray. Praying, we often say, is to the Christian as breathing is to a person. And since people don’t need to be taught how to breathe, why should we be taught to
In the late 1950s, a great American football coach, Vince Lombardi, was forming his team, the Green Bay Packers, into one of the best in history. One day, following a miserable on-field performance, Coach Lombardi pulled his team together. He held up a football and
To pray is to, literally, wish toward God. Corporate prayer is to wish toward God together. If we are together in, to, through, and for the gospel, we should gather together in and for prayer.
When Jesus calls someone to follow him, he calls them to deny self, take up their cross, and follow him. This is what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. And discipleship covers every area of our existence, including marriage and family life. With