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“How and why to pray the prayer of penthos”

Is there a place for tears in prayer? Is crying a sign of indisciplined emotions? Or is it a sign of spiritual health?   I bring you a fifth look at the book by Richard Foster, “Prayer: finding the heart’s true home”. In the most recent chapter I’ve been reading, Richard talks about the significance […]

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“The place of penthos in prayer”

Is there a place for tears in prayer? Is crying a sign of indisciplined emotions? Or is it a sign of spiritual health?  I bring you a fourth look at the book by Richard Foster, “Prayer: finding the heart’s true home”. Richard talks about the significance of the “Prayer of tears”, or, ‘Penthos’. What is […]

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“How to go deep into your spiritual self without drowning”

I bring you a third look at the book by Richard Foster, “Prayer: finding the heart’s true home”. Today, we examine the ‘examen’. What does it take to know ourselves? How do we get deep without drowning in introspection? “Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if […]

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“How To Be Humble, Hungry and Smart – Part 2”

Last week I introduced the question as to which might be the most essential spiritual qualities for a disciple. My suggestion was these: humble, hungry and smart. The book, “The ideal team player: how to recognise and cultivate the three essential virtues” by Patrick Lencioni, provides a fascinating insight into the significance of these three […]

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Tuesday Teaching Tips: “How to preach outdoors” – VIDEO

Speaking outdoors can be a challenge, but an exciting opportunity. I share five tips to make us as effective as possible: 1. Confidence 2. Conditions 3. Props 4. Voice 5. One point What are your ideas and questions? Email me at malcolm@malcolmcox.org, or leave a comment here.

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Tuesday Teaching Tips: “How to preach outdoors” – AUDIO

Speaking outdoors can be a challenge, but an exciting opportunity. I share five tips to make us as effective as possible:   1. Confidence 2. Conditions 3. Props 4. Voice 5. One point What are your ideas and questions? Email me at malcolm@malcolmcox.org, or leave a comment here.