21 ways you are already hearing God speak

21 ways you are already hearing God speak

Has it ever seemed like God doesn’t speak to you like he does with other people? Do you long to hear his voice more clearly, more often? Me too! The good news is, as Job 33:14 says, “God does speak—now one way, now another— though no one perceives...
“In the name of Jesus” means more than you realize

“In the name of Jesus” means more than you realize

Why are Christians urged to pray “in the name of Jesus?” I’ve been walking with God for thirty-five years, and I’ve never thought through what “in the name of Jesus” is all about. Maybe you’re in the same boat. My study (which...
Two keys to process your pain for healing and growth

Two keys to process your pain for healing and growth

Does your life hurt? Mine does, too. We live in a world at war. Until God’s final restoration of the heavens and the earth, angst and struggle are baked into the human experience. “In this world you will have trouble,” Jesus promised (John 16:33),...
Four ways you can experience the joy of God’s presence

Four ways you can experience the joy of God’s presence

Do you want to experience more of God and his presence?  Personally, I can’t get enough of him. That’s understandable, because the presence of God is the atmosphere of heaven. Heaven is heaven because he’s there, not because the streets are made of...
How joy can lead you deeper into God

How joy can lead you deeper into God

I think joy is one of the fastest pathways into sublime fellowship with God. What I mean is, the moment I feel a flutter of joy or swell of happiness in my soul—especially when it comes ‘out of nowhere’—I immediately gasp, “It’s YOU!”,...