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Posts from August 2014

Posts from August 2014

Oratio – Prayer Ideas and Helps

Last Sunday we began our Saturate series talking about a spiritual discipline called Oratio. Now don’t let the Latin word scare you off. Basically Oratiomeans prayer. It’s just talking to God…at any time, for anyone, at any place, with any words. Not just big fancy church words. Simple words. Heartfelt words. Your words! Prayer can really be that simple, just weaving short requests of God throughout the day in your own words. Of course, from my own experience, prayer doesn’t…

Be Still with God

The world’s just spinningA little too fastIf things don’t slow down soon we might not last.So just for the moment, let’s be still. It’s nice to know I’m not the only one who feels this way! These are lyrics from a song I enjoy hearing on the radio called Let’s Be Still by the group The Head and the Heart. Actually this is very relevant to what we’ll be learning this coming Sunday at church. Last week we started our…

Saturate Starts This Sunday

“What fills your heart leads your life.” It’s the “you are what you eat” of the mind. If I fill my heart and mind with negative emotions and thoughts about other people, with the pursuit of money or prestige, with images of violence or pornography, it’s going to poison my soul and impact my life in a decisively negative way. On the other hand if I can find a way to saturate my heart and mind with the thoughts that…

Victory News and Updates

This Sunday we’re wrapping up our current summer series with a very timely question, “Why is there so much evil in the world?” Or maybe to make it a little more personal, “If God is in control and if he loves us so much, why do we face so much pain and trouble in our lives?” Join me this Sunday as I humbly and honestly try and walk with you down a path to see how God has been good…

Victory News – Updates Galore

Visit our Ministry Center page for additional renderings This summer we’ve been looking at some common questions people ask about God. Some of them are more, “I’m just sort of curious” kind of questions. Some of them are maybe more, “Hey, I’m really bothered by this” kind of questions. This Sunday’s question might be one that’s more of the latter kind as we explore a good question a lot of people have today: “Don’t all paths lead to God?” So…