Category: In His Presence

Dead Man Walking

“And you were dead in your trespasses and sins…” Ephesians 2:11. I don’t think there’s ever been a time in history when people have been as fearful, anxious, and uncertain about the state of the world as they are today.

A New Way to Relate to God

Jim Lugar | Special to The Prosper Times I have a friend who is an atheist. When we first met he was organizing and leading a weekly meeting of atheists at a local pub. One day he invited my wife and me to come to his atheist group for a “Meet the Pastor” night. It ...

A Time for Everything

Ecclesiastes 3:1 “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.” Have you ever gotten so busy in life that you just don’t notice the tiny things around you? You rush around from place to place at such a pace that the details of life pass by you in ...

The Space of Blessing

By Tom Smith |St. Pauls Episcopal | Special to the Prosper Times-    You know those people who drive you crazy? Those people you "don't really get along with" (which is probably not what you call them in your head). You need those people. And they need you. Have you noticed how blessing works in the Bible? The same thing doesn't ...

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Put Stress Down

by Bo Thompson A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they'd be asked the "half empty or half full" question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: "How heavy is this glass of water?" Answers called out ranged ...