Tag: Prayer

Ten Ways Not to Pray

by Jeff Buscher This article is from ec magazine. Want to get on Satan’s nerves? Learn how not to pray. You’ll discover it will make a world of difference in your life and in your relationship with your heavenly Father. Here are ten things not to do: 1. Pray Loudly This is very important. God is very busy these days.… Read more →

Reduce parent-teen conflict

by Dr. Larry Purcell on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 Children are not born with instructions. Even if they were, I doubt that many parents would actually read the directions. Most parents, like me, learn from experience. The following four pointers are some principles I’ve used to reduce the parent/teen conflict in my own home and to increase my teen’s involvement… Read more →

Eight creative ways to bust your stress

by Vonda Skelton According to researchers, depression, headaches, hypertension, heart disease, and even cancer have been linked to stress. Uncontrolled stress can increase our negativity and take over our lives, leaving little energy for family and friends. You’ve probably already tried the usual techniques for relieving stress — taking care of your body, relaxation techniques, and simplifying your world. Here are… Read more →

7 Habits of Highly Effective Soul Winners

by LifeWay Resources I interviewed eight Christians that are considered by their church, pastor, or Christian friends to be soul winners. I have attempted to discover some of their habits. Habit 1: Soul Winners Are Prepared They are spiritually prepared. They walk closely with Christ and maintain a consistent devotional life. They are active in their churches and are members… Read more →

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Advent Week Four: Love

by Matt Tullos on Sunday, December 18, 2011 Scripture Reading: “‘I will tend My flock and let them lie down.’ [This is] the declaration of the Lord GOD. ‘I will seek the lost, bring back the strays, bandage the injured, and strengthen the weak, but I will destroy the fat and the strong. I will shepherd them with justice’” (Ezekiel… Read more →

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Advent Week Three: Joy!

by Matt Tullos on Sunday, December 11, 2011 Scripture Reading: “In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man named Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. And the angel came to her and said, ‘Rejoice, favored woman! The Lord… Read more →