Our Dwelling Place

Our Dwelling Place

Psalm 91 is a favorite for many of us. In the second portion, the psalmist talks about making the Most High our dwelling place. If we do so, he promises us protection, at the hands of angels, from disaster and from those malevolent forces (here described as a lion and a cobra) that come against us. But how do we make God our dwelling place? In what sense will this make us "disaster-proof"? How will the angels lift us up? And what does the psalmist actually mean when he says we will trample on both the lion and the cobra? These questions intrigued me as I meditated on the passage recently ...  

Praying Romans

Praying Romans

Anyone ever have trouble concentrating or finding the right words to say when you sit down to pray?

Me too.

However, I’ve learned a very good method of fighting the distractions, the wandering thoughts, and even the unbelief and hopelessness that try to keep me from prayer...

(Work)Place of Worship

(Work)Place of Worship

Recently, I woke up with Francesca Battistelli’s song, Holy Spirit, playing in my head. It continued as I brushed my teeth and traveled with me during my morning commute. It followed me into my office building, rode quietly up the elevator, and hovered over my desk all morning. Even as I composed emails and filed papers, it wouldn’t go away...