Techie Tuesday #05 – John Piper Solid Joys Devotional App

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in devotion, practical, quiet time, Scripture, technology, Uncategorized | 0 comments

One of the best deals out there for your iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone is by the Desiring God folks. They have put together some of John Piper’s works into a free daily devotional. You can download it for free by clicking this link. Solid Joys provides a page of John Piper’s wisdom each day in devotional style form. If you prefer to read devotions at night, you can tap the upper left “moon” icon and get a night-time version...

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Quiet Time “Smorgasbord”

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in devotion, gratitude, music, practical, Praise, quiet time, Scripture, transformation, Uncategorized | 0 comments

smor·gas·bord [smawr-guhs-bawrd, -bohrd or, often, shmawr-] noun 1. a buffet meal of various hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, salads, casserole dishes, meats, cheeses, etc. 2.an extensive array or variety: The company has a smorgasbord of employee benefits. Don’t you love a good smorgasbord? Buffets are always so much fun! Although we typically mean FOOD when we consider a buffet or smorgasbord, I want to offer you a Quiet...

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Step 13a – Forgive Yourself

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in forgiveness, practical, transformation, Uncategorized | 2 comments

If I could share only one piece of advice that will transform a trial into a triumph, a victim into a victor, inspire dancing where only mourning has been previously, it would be: “Be willing to forgive. Early. Often. Always.” There is no other single piece of wisdom that will be as transformative as we go through trials of life as… …forgiveness. I have found that forgiveness needs to happen in four different areas...

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Techie Tuesday #04 – Streams in the Desert App

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in devotion, practical, Praise, quiet time, suffering, trial, Uncategorized | 0 comments

An old classic–familiar to many through the ages–comes together with modern technology in this wonderful daily devotional app for your iPod Touch, iPad, or iPhone. L.B. Cowman’s wonderful devotional book, Streams in the Desert, is now an app that you can refer to daily. It is available here at the iTunes store for the iPod Touch/iPhone or the iPad. The cost is $3.99. I have enjoyed using this app for over a year now and it is...

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Step 12 – Training to Practice His Presence

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in gratitude, practical, Praise, transformation, Uncategorized | 2 comments

…train yourself to be godly. 1 Timothy 4:7b About 16 years ago, I decided to train for the San Francisco marathon. Everything I did was affected by this one goal: To finish 26.3 miles and to finish well. Even in the “small” things, I had an eye on this goal. I was training to be an endurance athlete. How I ate, what I did with my time, what I drank, even the clothes I wore–everything was affected by this goal. During...

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Techie Tuesday #03 – Scripture Memory App!

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in practical, Scripture, technology, transformation, Uncategorized | 0 comments

One of the best things we can do to experience transformation and the renewing of our minds is memorize Scripture. The playing of Christian music is one way of getting godly thoughts bathing our minds, but another very practical way is to let God write His Word on our hearts. I seek you with all my heart;     do not let me stray from your commands. I have hidden your word in my heart     that I might not sin against you. Praise be to...

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