Judy Douglass

Linger with God: Five Questions I Ask Him

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Guest Post by Judy Douglass I love long prayer walks. The beach is my favorite place, right at water’s edge. Mountains are a beautiful setting, but just breathing takes a lot of my attention. Wherever I walk, the time is always a treasured conversation with God—living out my word for this year, linger. I talk with all of God—sometimes to the Father, other times to Jesus, also to the Holy Spirit. Or just to God or Lord. And even to various names He goes by—El Shaddai, Jehovah Jireh, Shepherd…. I invariably begin with a time for…

Jesus On Leading – Listening & 10 Questions I Love to Ask

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Jesus on Leading: Listening 1: 10 Questions I Love to Ask

Guest Post by Judy Douglass You’ve probably noticed, when reading the Gospels, that Jesus was consistent in his conversation. He asked a lot of questions. If you think about it, asking questions implies something so critical to leading: a willingness to listen. Now I’ve known people who ask lots of questions, but they don’t listen.  You’ve barely begun to reply before they ask another question.  I don’t think that’s how Jesus did it.  Nor should we. Perhaps, in order to listen well and learn something from the person we are talking with, we…

Jesus on Leading: Listening 1: 10 Questions I Love to Ask

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Jesus on Leading: Listening 1: 10 Questions I Love to Ask

Guest Post by Judy Douglass You’ve probably noticed, when reading the Gospels, that Jesus was consistent in his conversation.  He asked a lot of questions. If you think about it, asking questions implies something so critical to leading:  a willingness to listen. Now I’ve known people who ask lots of questions, but they don’t listen.  You’ve barely begun to reply before they ask another question.  I don’t think that’s how Jesus did it.  Nor should we. Perhaps, in order to listen well and learn something from the person we are talking with, we…

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