Category Archives: Prayer

How We Treat God

Someone once said that we treat God like we treat a policeman. When we are driving 70 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone, we don’t want to see a policeman. But when someone is breaking into our house … Continue reading

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Stay Focused!

There is always a lot of commotion going on in Washington, D.C. Many groups and individuals are constantly striving to make sure that their interests and special causes are in the national debate. It can become difficult to sort through … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

It has been said that Thanksgiving is a very confusing holiday for atheists. They have all these feelings of gratitude, but no one to whom they can give thanks! Most of us know that there is a God who pours … Continue reading

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May I Speak with the Owner?

Churches are not exempt from getting telephone calls from solicitors. These callers often do not know that they have dialed the number of a church, and their standard sales pitch does not quite fit the situation. Just the other day, … Continue reading

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Bad Results

A recent cartoon of Dennis the Menace pictured the mischievous young fellow kneeing at his bedside for his nightly prayers. As usual, he had some confessing to do—“It was an honest mistake with bad results.” Some of our sins are … Continue reading

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House of Prayer

I found a huge praying mantis on the door of our church building two different days recently. I don’t know anything about the territorial habits of these weird looking creatures, but it seems fitting that this one was hanging around … Continue reading

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Losing Signal

I like to listen to my small town’s local radio station while driving in my car. However, the station tends to fade out as I get farther away from it. Only when I turn around and drive back toward home … Continue reading

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No Need for Change!

A little boy was overheard praying, “Lord, don’t change me too much. I’m pretty happy the way I am!” Few adults would ever utter such a prayer, but many betray a similar attitude with their actions. They seem to be … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer

We have all heard stories about the power of prayer. I just heard one that offered a different perspective on the subject. One of my friends was talking about his jail ministry. He has had the opportunity to talk with … Continue reading

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Who Is Serving Whom?

I recently read a parody about a man who made a very important decision about Jesus. This fellow chose to accept Jesus as his personal…butler! This witty commentary shows the attitude that many people have towards Jesus. They claim that … Continue reading

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