C.S. Lewis on God Listening to Prayer

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “Suppose I am writing a novel. I write ‘Mary laid down her work; next moment came a knock at the door!” For Mary who has to live in the imaginary time of my story there is not an interval between putting down the...

How to Listen to a Faith-Story

This post is meant to offer guidance to common “What now?” questions that could emerge from Pastor J.D.’s sermon on Hebrews 11:6, 17-40 preached at The Summit Church Saturday/SundayJuly 28-29, 2011. Have you ever been discouraged or overwhelmed after hearing a good...

Marriage Evaluation: Financial Beliefs and Character

If budgeting were easy, then everyone would do it because the advantages are huge and irrefutable. In that sense budgeting is like exercise. During the first segment of this seminar there are two things you should do. First, take comfort that everything stated in...

C.S. Lewis on How God Knows the Future

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “Everyone who believes in God at all believes that He knows what you and I are going to do tomorrow. But if He knows I am going to do so-and-so, how can I be free to do otherwise? Well, here once again, the...