So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You’ll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what God wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you.View More Where’s My Place of Service? – Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D.
Yes, you have bad moods. You have hours or days when negative thoughts and angry emotions roll over your soul. You may have been disappointed,…View More When a Christian Has a Bad Mood – Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D.
On Palm Sunday, the crowd was made up of the ragamuffins, the rift raft, the outcasts, and the children; let’s join this crowd.View More PALM SUNDAY; The Triumph of the Least
May God bless you with discomfort. Discomfort at easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may live deep within your heart. Amen May…View More Here is a challenging Prayer for Ash Wednesday:
When one thinks of Richard, the words that come to mind are: Well-read, articulate, extemporaneous, gentle, and passionate.
In talking one-on-one with him you’ll quickly discover his deep seated passion. His passion is helping others find their purpose in life. Their soul purpose. Uncorking that passion in front of an audience produces an internal “kaboom”. It’s pure chemistry when a very gifted, passionate public speaker interacts with an audience. Somehow, Richard doesn’t talk at you from the lectern but rather he engages you in a personal conversation. He can say more in 5 minutes than some do in an hour. Yes, he’s that good.
Someday, hopefully soon, TED or Willow Creek’s Global Leadership Summit will invite him to speak at their event. And when they do, all I want for Christmas, is a first row seat. Kaboom!View More To-Do or Not To-Do – Richard Leslie Parrott Ph.D.
“To Bless The Whole World” (Missionary Sunday) Join Dr Richard Parrott as he shares a little background and insight on the issues of Missions and…View More To Bless The Whole World
One student did not share the sense of encouragement and empowerment. We talked together for a few minutes at the close of the day. My young friend was from Korea where he had lived all his life. For his lifetime, the demilitarized zone dividing his homeland. “It is hard to hope and have faith when I see my broken country.” We pray together. I asked him to meet me before class the next day.View More Hope in God “Is anything too hard for the Lord” (Genesis 18:14).
NEW My Soul Purpose AUDIO BOOK for Students! Read by the author, Richard Leslie Parrott. Professor Parrott has a heart for his students. He…View More NEW My Soul Purpose AUDIO BOOK for STUDENTS!
Years ago I came across a wonderful little piece. It’s a Japanese paraphrase of the most familiar of Psalms. You can find it in…View More The Lord is My Pace-Setter
Join Dr Parrott as he takes a look on how the first coming of Christ can help us understand the second coming of Christ. For…View More The Hopes and Fear of All the Years