Lord, Teach Us to Pray

Lord, teach us to pray or The Only Teacher And it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, that when He ceased, one of His disciples said to Him, Lord, teach us to pray. —Luke 11:1 The disciples had been with Christ, and seen Him pray.  They had learnt to understandContinue reading “Lord, Teach Us to Pray”

What is a touchstone?

Here’s what the dictionary says, “a standard, a benchmark by which everything else can be measured or judged.” It is my prayer that the following words will provoke you to pray more. There is an infallible touchstone that will guide you to the spirit of prayer in your life. However this touchstone comes with monumentalContinue reading “What is a touchstone?”

Why do some fall away from Christ?

At this time in my life, I observe around me those once passionate, Jesus movement hippies, who have now fallen away. I must confess, but for the grace of God, it could be me also. And, then there are the Christian marriages–far too many–that have failed. In asking myself this question, “Why have so manyContinue reading “Why do some fall away from Christ?”