4 Ways to Cultivate a Thankful Heart When You Don’t Feel Thankful

4 Ways to Cultivate a Thankful Heart When You Don’t Feel Thankful

Have you ever noticed that we don’t naturally live thankfully? Sure, there are the “glass-half-full” people who tend to be more sanguine, and therefore think more positively. But that’s not what I’m talking about. I’m talking about the fact that we don’t naturally live in a way where we are continually aware of the little…

Why Christians Should Say No to Splankna and Centering Prayer

Why Christians Should Say No to Splankna and Centering Prayer

What happens when a church loses its salt and light? What happens when Christians, and Christian leaders, are so in love with the world that they no longer realize that their lampstand has been removed? The Holy Spirit is grieved to the point that while they have a form of godliness, through their actions and…

4 Ways to Sharpen Your Spiritual Senses When They Have Grown Dull

4 Ways to Sharpen Your Spiritual Senses When They Have Grown Dull

The Church today is losing the battle. In my previous post, I shared the Lifeway Research findings that in America more churches are closing than are opening, and my own thoughts about that discovery. I wrote about my own struggles with offering fresh, spiritual food here on A Little R & R and how that…

How to Use Worship As a Spiritual Weapon – FREE DOWNLOAD

How to Use Worship As a Spiritual Weapon – FREE DOWNLOAD

Ephesians 6 tells us about the armor of God and gives us two weapons: God’s Word and prayer. But in Psalm 149, we discover another spiritual weapon: worship. At first glance, it may seem that this chapter is divided into two sections: the section that talks about praise and the section that talks about spiritual…