Blog Archives


Lisa Griffin, a member of PSM and graduate student at TX State is working on a survey for conflict resolution in married couples.

Would you complete her 15min survey?  It will help the students get a good look at our community.  They are needing 600 participants.


it is completely ANONYMOUS, voluntary, and is IRB approved. If you have any questions or need more information, feel free to contact Dr. Shawn Patrick at sp27@txstate. edu  or 512-245-8130


Book Excerpt 3

Here is another little taste of the book…

This is from the chapter on Prayer:

Questioning God honestly expresses your concern, frustration, and distress.  Jesus says that our Father knows what we need from Him before we even ask[1].  Therefore, it is ignorant to fake like we are doing perfectly well before God all the while we are broken inside.  While counseling with members of my church and meeting in small groups, I find that most people think they are being honest with God when in reality that is not the case.  In actuality, they are not even being honest with themselves, much less God.  Most of the time, God listens to prayers laced with hidden sin, no repentance, memorized clichés,  and self promoting requests.  Read the rest of this entry

Robin Steele

leadership ideas, sermon notes, and other things...

Abiding in the Kingdom

An exploration of spiritual life


HoPE for Mia Lu Anne

Made Meaningful

Let's Walk Together

it is what it is (and what YOU make of it!)

a blog about faith, family and life

Jason Warman

The home of exceptionally long blogs

Brandon Stewart Communications

Inspire. Equip. Coach.


husband. father. pastor. founder of reveal. lover of chips.


Living Life Abundantly

Sammy Yammy and HoPE

"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened." ~Dr. Seuss

Journey Full of Life

The Story of Braxton Joseph

Red Road Diaries

Musings from the back roads