Prayer as Conversation

Prayer as Conversation

I’m always grateful for Dallas Willard’s insight that a relationship with God is interactive. We can think of prayer as conversation. Prayer is being with God. It involves listening and speaking. It is a dialogue. A little practice that sometimes helps me enter into...
Ash Wednesday: The Gift of Lent

Ash Wednesday: The Gift of Lent

Today is Ash Wednesday. It’s the first day of Lent. For years, that would have been completely lost on me. “What in the world is Ash Wednesday?” Most Baptists like me back in the day would have seen it as a “them” practice. Definitely not for “us.” But now I am...