A mentor of mine in college shared this quote: "If you want to be a leader, you have to be a reader." More and more I see the truth in that. There are lots of excuses for not reading. I don't have time. I don't enjoy reading. I'm a slow reader, not good at it.… Continue reading Leaders are Readers
Category: Spiritual disciplines
Constant in prayer
I think all of us lean toward either Bible study or prayer in our quiet times. There is one we enjoy more and are therefore drawn to do more. I honestly am drawn to Bible reading and study more than prayer, but I know prayer is so important in my daily life so I work… Continue reading Constant in prayer
Scripture memory? Too hard…
One of the spiritual disciplines I feel like is hardest to sustain is memorizing Scripture. Not many people do it, so it's hard to find accountability. It's difficult- you have to engage your mind in doing something that gets more challenging each year. It can also be discouraging- you can't remember the verses even a… Continue reading Scripture memory? Too hard…
What’s a Quiet Time?
You may have heard the term "quiet time" before, but what does it mean? Put simply, a quiet time is spending time alone with God through prayer and Bible intake. It can include other things, but these are the basic elements. Even though I may do Bible studies with others, this time is just between… Continue reading What’s a Quiet Time?
What’s the point?
Do you ever struggle with having your daily quiet time? You don't have any motivation and it seems like nothing is happening. The Bible seems boring- like it's repetitive or hard to understand or just a check box on your to-do list. When the struggle for a quiet time is real, I think it's good… Continue reading What’s the point?