If it is true (and I think it is) that there is no spiritual discipline with which we struggle more than closet prayer, it is probably also true that there is no spiritual discipline that we completely neglect quite like fasting. When I started preparing
In January 2005, a Barna Group study asked the senior pastors of 614 Protestant churches to rank their top three ministry priorities for that year. The question was not what three priorities the pastors were personally pursuing, but what three priorities they were seeking to
The spiritual discipline of memorising Scripture is a natural result of reading and meditating on Scripture. More specifically, Scripture memorisation aids in preserving Christian truth and being conformed to Christian truth. Even before the writings of the New Testament took shape, Christians have been committing
Jesus frequently taught about the need for servanthood in his kingdom. In Matthew 20, he once again instructed his disciples about what true servanthood looks like, and pointed to his own life and ministry as the ultimate servant.