Category Archives: Prayer

Pray for the Persecuted

Today is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. I hope you will take the time to remember believers around the world who face discrimination, physical violence, imprisonment and death because of their faith in Jesus Christ. You … Continue reading

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Sermon recommendation: Praying Boldly

I was recently edified and encouraged by these two sermons on Luke chapter 11 by Pastor John MacArthur. He has many more sermons on this chapter, but the two I wanted to share today are “Pray Boldly” and “God’s Generous … Continue reading

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Praises and Prayer Requests

My friend Sara who had the corneal transplant is doing great. She’s back to work with full vision. Praise the Lord! This weekend I had the opportunity to witness a Dare 2 Share conference. Seeing teens get fired up about … Continue reading

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Thinking about the ‘God of all comfort”

This morning I awoke and when I checked my email I had a sad update from a friend sharing that her 10.5 week ultrasound showed no more baby. How heartbreaking!

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Friday morning thoughts

So I learned from Thomas Nelson Publishers yesterday that Sarah Young will have a new book (Jesus Today) out soon, presumably written in the same inappropriate style as her other books have been. Please, do yourself a favor and don’t … Continue reading

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We’ve had a crazy heat wave in the Washington, D.C. area this week and last night some very powerful storms left many without power. I am blessed to still have power, but I know many are not so lucky. Heat … Continue reading

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Pastor Gilley: Differences between Contemplative Prayer and Biblical Prayer

This may be the best explanation of the differences between contemplative prayer (one of the “disciplines” of spiritual formation) and biblical prayer I’ve read. It isn’t brief, but it is well worth the read. (from Pastor Gary Gilley at Southern … Continue reading

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