"But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ..."

(2 Peter 3:18)

The next step in growing to be more like Jesus is adopting a habit of Bible reading and prayer. We hope the resources below help get you started on this journey.


Prayer is a time when Christians get to have a conversation with the God that we love. It is our opportunity to tell God our needs and give God our thanks. Prayer is the main way we show our dependence on God. If we don’t pray, we have arrogantly told God, 'We can handle this.' I can’t handle it, that is why I pray! - Pastor Steve Scoggins

Adoration: Start your prayer time adoring God for who He is.

Confession: 1 John 1:9 tells us, “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous, so that He will forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 

Thanksgiving: We are told to give thanks in everything (1 Thessalonians 5:18). Thanksgiving is a powerful tool to transform our lives and deepen our joy in the Lord.

Supplication: This is a big word that means to make a request. Jesus tells us in Matthew 7:7-12, “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. Or what person is there among you who, when his son asks for a loaf of bread, will give him a stone? ...”   


A bible reading plan can help you stay consistent in your time with God. Click the link below to access a plan we often recommend. Use a pen as you read to highlight what stands out to you in your reading that day. Use the journal to write down the best thing you read that day.