When modern people think about prayer, often we wonder “does prayer work?” But that question rests on false assumptions. Real prayer works – on us.
If I want to be able to absorb all the new life Easter has to offer – all the resistance it offers to the powers of sin in our broken world – I need the grace that comes with honest confession and repentance.
Sandra Montes reflects… Since Easter is my favorite time of the year, I have always made a big deal about it with my son.
You visit the earth and water it… You water its furrows abundantly, settling its ridges, softening it with showers, and blessing its growth. – Psalm 65 During Lent on […]
Well here I am. I am stuck in the middle. The middle of Lent. And I am waiting. And I am tired of it.
“This place has freed you. Now go and free others.” I am not sure if she will ever remember speaking those words to me, but those […]
Today is Ash Wednesday – the official beginning to Lent. You might have noticed that even though Grow Christians is meant to be a Lenten […]
My 5-year-old daughter most emphatically does NOT believe in “a season for everything.”