Sometimes we make prayer way more complicated than it needs to be. Even Jesus’ disciples asked him to “teach us to pray”. The Lord’s Prayer simply covers all the bases. How to Pray is a message series to provide
Hide and Seek
Do you remember playing “hide and seek” as a child? To many of us, this game reflects what our relationship with God looks like. We can feel at times like God is playing a game of spiritual “hide and seek” with us–where He has hidden Himself, and challenges us to search everywhere to find Him; often at times when we need Him the most…
The American church is very similar to a campfire. We envision ourselves sitting around enjoying it, basking in its warmth, and enjoying the company of good friends and family… but life gets in the way so we never really make it happen. Then when we do make time for it, the fire doesn’t seem as warm or bright as we imagined it to be. But Christianity was never meant to be a bonfire, something we sit around and watch. It’s designed to be a wildfire.