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Four Ways to Pray the Bible

May 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Faith, Prayer

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Praying the Bible is praying the words of the Bible as your prayer. God’s words become the content of your conversation with him. You say his words back to him, and as you do, you tap into the ancient words that are alive. And when you do, you connect with the generations before you who prayed God’s Word.

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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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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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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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#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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#4: What’s Your “Dream” Prayer Life?

Jun 22, 2018 9:40:49 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Faith, Prayer

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Psalm 84 says, “How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD Almighty.”

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#3: This Is the Key to Life

Jun 15, 2018 9:53:57 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Faith, Prayer

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We’re in this series on taking a coach approach to prayer. Last week you answered some questions about your prayer life. This week I’m going to share something personal. Usually a coach doesn’t divulge much about his own life—the coach approach is all about the client.

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