Pastor Dave Stone kicks off his study on intentional living with a question– what would happen if everybody lived like everybody mattered? This sort of purposeful living takes time and practice, and most importantly, an ear ready to listen to God.
What would it look like if we truly prayed continually? How might that lead you into sacred moments every day? Whether God uses you to answer someone else’s prayer, or to anonymously lift up strangers passing by, no conversation with the Lord is ever left empty.
Being an encourager starts with being observant. Notice the people in your own life who need to be built up—friends, or family members, or co-workers. Jesus was incredibly intentional about this. He knew the power behind speaking life over the people who crossed His path, and did so often.
Jesus understood the importance of touch. Throughout the gospels, many healings involved physically reaching out and touching the person in need of help. Physical touch not only connects us on a spiritual level, but also serves as a reminder that every person matters. As Jesus laid hands on the d...