Community by Dr. Mike Luper

Community by Dr. Mike Luper

(Today we continue our conversation about various spiritual disciplines. This week we focus on “community.”)   Have you noticed that throughout life you have desired to be part of a group. Starting as small children, if there is a group of children playing, another...
The Spiritual Discipline of Community by Clarke Sowell

The Spiritual Discipline of Community by Clarke Sowell

(This is week two of our emphasis on various examples of spiritual beliefs, awareness, and personal growth. We are emphasizing community. Too many people live in isolation. Other people are too dependent on the opinions of others. But true community includes healthy...
Reading Scripture by Scott Ellington

Reading Scripture by Scott Ellington

(Today’s blog continues a new series on spiritual disciplines, or ways we communicate with God. The collection will include various writers who offer their thoughts on methods of spiritual development. This week’s focus is on Scripture Reading.)   Christians of my...
A New Book and An Old Prayer

A New Book and An Old Prayer

I’ve recently finished writing my next book. I’m honored and excited and humbled. The book is different from all my others and will be published this fall. Much of the book is related to my personal method of praying and journaling. We’ll soon provide more information...
Another Birthday

Another Birthday

Oh, birthdays. Some of us have enjoyed a large number of these days. Others have endured many more. Too many people only encountered a few. But my number of years continues rising. And my number of lessons learned does also. I’ve written books about suggested...
A Few Questions

A Few Questions

What if we stopped allowing competition  rob us of true community? What if we stopped allowing comparison take away many healthy relationships? What am I doing to make that happen? How am I changing instead of just complaining about how others should change? How...
Our Long Days are Brief

Our Long Days are Brief

Our summer days last long. July begins. We find ourselves in the middle of the year. The sun’s shine keeps our days brighter. We wake in the light. Darkness comes late. But our long days are brief. They begin and end suddenly. Meals and conversations and business and...
Stop Wasting Time

Stop Wasting Time

Patients must not leave problems alone. To face them and let God grace them is a crucial choice. Avoiding disadvantages allows the disabled to elude mistakes and embarrassment, but it also keeps victims from moving forward. Moving forward was what the church, my...