Running the Race: Running For Joy

On Dec. 4 I will run in the White Rock Marathon in Dallas. Once a week, I will provide my observations on the connection between the spiritual life and training to run a marathon. Please visit my White Rock fundraising page to honor my daughter and contribute to a great cause. This week is race week. There is no cramming... Continue Reading →

How Do You Hear From God?

Sometimes I teach a small group session on discipleship and spiritual growth. A question that I often get is "How Do You Know When You Have Heard From God?" This is difficult to answer but I can speak out of my own experiences. Your next steps will confirm what you just heard - When my wife... Continue Reading →

Running The Race: Suffering Laboratory

On Dec. 4 I will run in the White Rock Marathon in Dallas. Once a week, I will provide my observations on the connection between the spiritual life and training to run a marathon. Please visit my White Rock fundraising page to honor my daughter and contribute to a great cause. Training for any serious athletic endeavor is like entering... Continue Reading →

Running the Race: Training Not Trying

On Dec. 4 I will run in the White Rock Marathon in Dallas. Once a week, I will provide my observations on the connection between the spiritual life and training to run a marathon. Please visit my White Rock fundraising page to honor my daughter and contribute to a great cause. Yesterday, I completed a 14 mile training run. This... Continue Reading →

Why Solitude?

Why is solitude a spiritual discipline? 1. Jesus Did It - Read Mark and pay attention to how often Jesus goes off by himself to pray. Being a devout Jew, Jesus no doubt participated in the daily prayers that all Jewish people participated in but scripture tells us that Jesus did more than the prescribed... Continue Reading →

Running The Race: The Testing Ground

On Dec. 4 I will run in the White Rock Marathon in Dallas. Once a week, I will provide my observations on the connection between the spiritual life and training to run a marathon. Please visit my White Rock fundraising page to honor my daughter and contribute to a great cause. As a librarian by trade, I read frequently... Continue Reading →

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