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
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
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…
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?
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?