The Transformative Power of Prayer: The Church is Our Washing Machine

The Transformative Power of Prayer

Many years ago, I had one of the most spiritual dreams possible. I thought I had to clean up my act in order to invite Jesus and the power of prayer into my life. I was sitting in my house feeling the utmost of despair because it was so dirty. . . . → Read More: The Transformative Power of Prayer: Our Place of Worship is Our Washing Machine

Spiritual Directors: Your Impact on Your Congregations

A Powerful-Impact

No one lives in a vacuum. We all have the ability to make a powerful impact on ourselves, our families, and on our communities.

Everyone experiences pain and tragedy in our lives. The question is, how are we going to use it? Will we utilize that pain in a way that destroys ourselves . . . → Read More: Making a Powerful Impact On Yourself and on Others

Building Church Communities: Celebrating Hope


Celebrating Hope

Tonight, I heard about the premature death of a forty nine year old man who died from cirrhosis of the liver from years of alcohol abuse. He did not have a reason to engage in celebrating hope.

Last Sunday, I was a part of a presentation about building church communities that would . . . → Read More: Building Church Communities: Celebrating Hope

Healing Through Release

Experience Transformation.



Now what does release mean? How is release related to transformation? How often do we hold on to old grudges and hurts? Oh, well, I’m unhappy and nonproductive because Aunt Sally called me stupid forty-five years ago! Now I ask, what does that have to do with today? Aunt Sally may . . . → Read More: Healing Through Release: Experience Transformation.

Finding your strengths


The Gift of Transformation

I recently heard a talk at my church on strength building. The speaker works with Gallup poll and goes around the country giving workshops in companies on developing employee strengths and encouraging networking to build up weaknesses. The gift of transformation echoed throughout his presentation.

What if this could be . . . → Read More: Find Your strengths: Find the gift of Transformation