The year 2012 will be a challenging year: At the Sunday School class party a few weeks ago, we shared prayer requests for the new…View More 2012 Good News! – Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D
Some years ago, I ran across a wonderful story in the setting of a little church in Southeast Asia. An unusual member of the church…View More He Forgot – Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D.
“The service had a different feel to it,” that is what my pastor friend told me. When my friend reached the end of his message,…View More He Was Born Here – By Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D.
You have listened to one side of a conversation and wondered, “Where did that come from?” I remember hearing one side of a cell phone…View More What Were You Thinking? Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D.
Many years ago I was at a gathering of a small group of friends who were sharing a quiet Christmas celebration. We were in a sentimental…View More A Christmas Tree Story – By Richard Leslie Parrott
We are blessed that My Soul Purpose is featured on the following three, Church of the Nazarene, websites. Each site has a featured article on…View More My Soul Purpose – Recommended Reading on Church of the Nazarene websites
We pray for those suffering from the storms in the midwest. This week our church sent a team to Alabama to help with clean-up,…View More God is in the Response
Years ago I heard Bill Hybels speak on Robert Schuller’s “Hour of Power.” The occasion was the Sunday Morning service at the end of a…View More Pastoring: the Job is Tougher than You Think
This week I am in Atlanta, GA., teaching a class in spiritual formation for the Salvation Army. Part of the class is learning the power…View More The Power of Small Groups and Our Life in Christ
Easter is a moment to remember where we stand. I will tell you the foundation of my faith. My faith firmly stands on two feet:…View More My Easter Faith