If someone told you to have a quiet time, you’d know what to do: read your Bible and pray. But what if they told you to renew your mind? Would you know what they wanted? Probably not.
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Do you ever feel like you’ll never be able to lose weight and keep it off? That’s how I used to feel. Food was that one thing in life that controlled me, and I thought it would control me forever. I was wrong. After 25 years of struggling with overeating, God set me free–but not in the […]
The renewing of the mind is one of those things you hear a lot about, but it’s hard to put a finger on what it actually means. The best way to learn how to do it is just jump in and give it a try. I wrote this renewing your mind Bible study series to help you […]
It’s easy to look at my weaknesses and think, I can’t believe how messed up I am. But then I look back at the 13-year-ago me and think, But at least I’m not as messed up as I used to be. 13 years ago I began a discipline that’s done more for my walk with God […]
Would you like to develop a quiet time or renewing of the mind habit, but have a hard time making yourself do it? Sometimes it helps to renew your mind about the renewing of the mind so you can have the strength and desire to do it.
When I first started renewing my mind, I would sit and soak in the peace and joy it brought because those feelings were so unfamiliar to me. Instead of just pouring out my problems to God like I’d done in the past, I was discussing my problems with Him. He was teaching me how to […]
Most people have a hard time making themselves renew their minds in the beginning. Once they’ve established the habit, though, they experience so much peace, joy, and growth that they look forward to it.
Do you ever feel like you’d like a little help with some area of your life? If so, consider starting a “renewing of the mind project.” We’ll talk about what that looks like and how to get started on today’s episode of the Christian Habits Podcast. This podcast will be a little different than my […]
On today’s episode of the Christian Habits Podcast, I’ll answer a listener’s question about what to do when your spouse is unfaithful. We’ll talk about it from both a practical standpoint and also a spiritual standpoint: what to do with all of those emotions that well up. In the first half of the podcast we’ll […]
Do you ever sit down to have your quiet time with God and then – poof – your mind is somewhere else? Maybe you’re planning a list. Or thinking about what happened last night. Or worrying about the day ahead. You want to focus on God but you can’t make yourself do it. This has […]