Paced by Prayer

Today’s “Difference Maker” challenge from Make a Difference is simple: “At least twice today, set aside several minutes to pray.”

Even though I wrote this, I still struggled this morning to set aside and protect even 300 seconds to pray. My mind was riddled with distractions. But I know I need to heed my own advice:

Surrender to Jesus

There comes a point where I recognize defeat. My constant pursuit of flailing-failings teaches me, if I am wise that is, to give up the race of independence from God and give in to the utter reliance I have upon his mercy and grace. The crescendo of crisis in my sapped soul propels me to a …

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BECAUSE PEOPLE FEEL TRAPPED

BECAUSE PEOPLE FEEL TRAPPED – OUR WORLD NEEDS JESUS EVERYDAY because people feel trapped. Sometimes people may succeed in constructing moments in which they feel, if even for merely a breath, unrestricted. But these moments are fleeting… for the entrapments of consequences, injustice, oppression, illness, circumstances, ceilings, frustrations and rules …

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BECAUSE PEOPLE KEEP DOING STUPID THINGS

OUR WORLD NEEDS JESUS EVERYDAY because people keep doing stupid things. So many people making so many frustratingly foolish choices. It’s almost like people can’t stop acting out their inner idiocy. Like dogs that return to their vomit, some people knowingly hurt themselves by pursuing pleasures that interest them in the moment …

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BECAUSE WE ARE RESTLESS

Our world needs Jesus everyday because [INSERT REASON HERE] === A series of brief devotionals about why our world needs Jesus today and every day. Learn More