Author Archives: Matthew Brown

How to Gain Access to God’s Inner Circle

We all want to be part of the “in crowd.” It is part of our nature to be on the inside. We want to be in the room where the big decisions are made. We want to be included with those who are important. It is natural for Christians to want the same thing with […]

5 Helpful Prayers Every Christian Citizen Should Pray

We know there is a Need for National Prayer. In 10 Important Officials You Should Pray For, we looked at who we should be praying for. We even filled out our Public Official Prayer List and are ready to pray for them. The question now is: How do we pray for them? The Bible tells us in 1 Timothy […]

10 Important Officials You Should Pray For

The Bible commands us to pray for our government leaders: “I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. For this is […]

BOOK REVIEW: Make Your Bed

You may have seen the video on social media of Admiral William H. McRaven’s commencement address at the University of Texas at Austin in 2014. It’s often called the “Make Your Bed” speech. In it, Admiral McRaven shares ten lessons he learned while training to be a Navy SEAL. The speech was well received during […]

3 Ways for Christians to Get Active (That Don’t Require Going to the Gym)

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution involving diet and exercise? For many of us, this means signing up for that gym membership that we end up cancelling sometime between February and April. Personally, I’ve used my gym membership about four times in the past six months. But don’t worry. This post is not about […]