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Chris Heinz

Chris Heinz inspires personal and professional growth to help people love life and work. He's the Chief People Officer for EnergyCAP, Inc., and a top-rated Learning Partner for Penn State. Chris writes and speaks on employee engagement, self-awareness, strengths, and coaching. Chris holds coaching certifications from Gallup and the International Coach Federation. Chris' writing has been featured as "Best of the Week" by "Human Resources Today." He’s also the author of the “Made To Pray” book and prayer assessment, which helps people find their prayer strengths. Chris lives with his wife and three children in central PA. He blogs from www.ChrisHeinz.com.
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What Happens in Listening Prayer

Mar 15, 2019 9:05:25 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Faith, Prayer

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As I’ve spoken on the different prayer types with folks, there are two that seem especially remarkable to people. More than any others, these two seem to stop people in their tracks and draw them to say, “I need more of that.” In this post, we’ll unpack listening prayer.

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10 Reasons God Uses Prophetic Prayer

Feb 22, 2019 8:30:00 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Prayer, Spiritual Gifts

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We've been talking about different kinds of prayer to help you find your prayer strengths. Last time we talked about the prayer of praise.

This week's focus is Prophetic Prayer. (I understand this prayer type may raise some eyebrows, but please hang with us.)

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What Is the Prayer of Praise?

Feb 8, 2019 10:02:08 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Faith, Prayer

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Last week we introduced the idea that there are different types of prayer and we can find our strengths in prayer. Prayer isn’t supposed to be the hard work; the hard work was already done by Christ to make us approved and accepted by God.

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Find Your Prayer Strengths in 12 Types of Prayer

Jan 31, 2019 11:15:35 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Faith, Prayer

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If you're like me, you've struggled with prayer. But I believe for the Christian, prayer isn't supposed to be the hard work. The hard work was already done by Jesus to make us approved and accepted by God. Now we get to relax in the river of grace and enjoy God.

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Biblical Examples of Four People You'll Meet

Jan 14, 2019 12:14:36 PM / by Chris Heinz posted in Self-Awareness

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We recently ran a blog post from our Life and Work blog on four types of people you'll meet. It was a pretty popular post, so we thought we'd expand it from a biblical perspective.

Life is a process of becoming more aware of yourself and others. As you do, you become more effective at life and work. As you pay attention to those around you, you notice different types of people.

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7 Ways Self-Awareness Leads to God

Jan 4, 2019 9:48:44 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Personal Growth, Faith

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You may know that I’m a life coach and I use various personality assessments in my work. If you’re around me enough (or maybe just a little), you’ll hear me talk about CliftonStrengths or RightPath or my current fascination—the Enneagram—which I love and hate at the same time.

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#8: Getting to the Son in Prayer

Oct 20, 2018 10:35:50 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Faith, Prayer

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New folks have joined our journey, so let’s get you up to speed. We’re in this prayer coaching series in which we’re asking ourselves questions about our prayer life. We’re trying to understand four areas: our current situation, our ideal future, the obstacles in our way, and a plan to get there.

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#7: When Good Things Get In Your Way

Oct 5, 2018 10:16:16 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Faith, Prayer

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Do you know what I haven’t been good at lately? Writing this blog series on prayer. I’m sorry about that.

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#6: What's Getting in Your Way?

Jul 16, 2018 6:56:38 AM / by Chris Heinz

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The Bible says, “Be strong in the LORD and in his mighty power.” (Eph 6:10)

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#5: The Chief Outcomes of Prayer

Jul 5, 2018 10:33:28 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Faith, Prayer

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If you want to do God’s will, you’ve got to prioritize prayer. There are some things from God you can’t learn by reading them or listening to others; they come by personal experience alone, experiencing God like only you can.

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