Tag - prayer

How I Learned I Was Praying Wrong

I wish I could say that my prayer life is one defined by consistent authenticity and audacious faith, but if I’m being honest, prayer is one of the places I struggle the most in my walk with God. I struggle with slowing down long enough to pray. I struggle with finding a quiet place and getting alone in my “prayer closet.” I struggle...

Baltimore: Riots, Racism & the Power of Prayer

As I watch the events unfold in Baltimore, I feel a multitude of emotions. It’s sad and painful to see the violence and rioting that is taking place. Buildings have been set ablaze, property has been destroyed and innocent people have been harmed. In writing this, I don’t intend to pick a side… draw a line… point a finger… or pretend...

The #1 Secret to a Strong Marriage

Over the past few years that I have been married to my wife I have learned several things that have been beneficial, but one thing in particular has proved by far to be the most powerful. What I’ve learned doesn’t involve exotic vacations, improving sexual performance, or anything else that you might have seen or heard in a magazine or...

More Than a Pre-Game Prayer

We all know the Lord’s Prayer. It’s that short speech that was always mumbled under your breath right before you took the field. Essentially, it’s the “go-to” pre-game prayer. To be completely honest, I didn’t realize that the Lord’s Prayer was actually a portion of scripture until I was about 20 years old (that’s bad I know). I...