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Jeff Noble

I'm a graphic designer turned pastor (or vice versa) living in Blacksburg, Virginia. Fantasy footballer, husband, dad, tech geek, blogger (www.journeyguy.com) and author.

Currently reading

Taste and See: Savoring the Supremacy of God in All of Life
John Piper
Practicing His Presence (The Library of Spiritual Classics, Volume 1)
'Frank Laubach', 'Brother Lawrence'
Rome and Jerusalem: The Clash of Ancient Civilizations (Vintage)
Martin Goodman
Kingdom through Covenant: A Biblical-Theological Understanding of the Covenants
Peter J. Gentry, Stephen J. Wellum
Eusebius' Ecclesiastical History: Complete and Unabridged
C. F. Cruse, C.F. Cruse, Eusebius

A Praying Life: Connecting With God In A Distracting World

A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World - Paul E. Miller I did not just read the book. I chewed and meditated my way through A Praying Life by Paul Miller. Unlike other books on prayer that I’ve read that seem to elevate prayer as something you should do or must do, Miller’s book describes prayer differently. It’s not a spiritual discipline to achieve or maintain.Making “prayer” a goal such as “I need to pray more” misses the mark. Miller says our goal should not be prayer. Rather, our goal is knowing and loving God in a progressively deeper and intimate way. Focusing on prayer misses the person...Read more here...