How to Pray with Prayer Doodles: Write a name for God, the name of someone you’re prayer for, or words from a scripture verse. Draw a shape around it and begin to doodle. Pray as you draw. Ask God to be part of this prayer tiem. Keep drawing as you release these prayers to God. […]
A very special and unique book about prayer. Usually books on the topic of intense prayer are formidable and challenging. This book is easy to read and easy to do (instructions/”recipes”). I didn’t want to put it down, it is like being on an adventurous journey. It shows that prayer can by fun. Very rewarding […]
Holy One, there is something I wanted to tell you but there have been errands to run, bills to pay, arrangements to make, meetings to attend, friends to entertain, washing to do… and I forget what it is I wanted to say to you, and mostly I forget what I’m about, or why. O God, […]
Here’s my favorite idea when it comes to taking a few moments to remind myself just how amazing our God really is. Feel free to share it with friends either through social media or on a laptop with a small group of praying friends. Enjoy! You can find other Video Prayer Tips at this link.
One of the unexpected benefits of writing a book like PRAY LIKE A GOURMET, is that some people actually DO read it and are blessed by its message. Then some of them actually put into practice the prayer ideas….and then some actually use the practices to pray for ME! Wow!!! Such is the case with […]
Friends at Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church in Moraga, California has created 10 recipe cards with creative prayer ideas. Many of them drawn from PRAY LIKE A GOUMET and many that are not. Check them out HERE. Many ask me how to share ideas with friends…..well this is one way to do it. You could give one card […]
Check out this first installment in a 4-week sermon series on Pray Like a Gourmet. It is being developed by my long-time friend Steve Pridemore of the Hillside Church Marin in the San Francisco Bay Area. Looks like it will be great ideas on how to teach through the book with a congregation. http://subsplash.com/hillsidemarin/v/549b9ef
“If you’re bored, then you must be boring,” said Harvey Danger, Dr. Laura, and I’m-not-sure-who-all-else, but if you’re bored with your prayer life, I don’t think it means that you’re boring and neither is God. If you’re a regular pray-er, it’s not uncommon to get stuck in a rut of well-worn practices, whether you find […]