Category Archives: Spiritual Dynamics

Stoking the Fires of Prayer and Intercession (especially for those who struggle)

Does the call to a life of prayer and intercession seem daunting to you?  Do you feel that an effective, consistent prayer life is beyond your reach?  Have you tried to pray and intercede for others regularly but have failed … Continue reading

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1857 Prayer Revival – Can it Happen Again?

Today, September 23rd, marks the anniversary of the beginning of this extraordinary prayer movement and the global revival that ensued.  I will let it speak for itself. For a deeper dive into the events leading up to this revival, how … Continue reading

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The “Love”-“Hate” Relationship – Pt. 3

What do moral integrity, moral relativism, pragmatic reasoning, blame-shifting, selective outrage, deceit, conceit, self-rejection, fight-or-flight response, confirmation bias, jealousy, competitiveness, greed, and bigotry all have in common? The answer: all of these psychological conditions have at their core the “love”-“hate” … Continue reading

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The “Love”-“Hate” Relationship – Pt. 2

In Part 1 of this post, we looked at the matter of love, and explored where it comes from and what it is in its most essential elements.  We will now take a similar look at its opposite, hate. The … Continue reading

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