Tag: prayer

Make sure your prayers are powerful.

This week Beth Moore (@BethMooreLPM) tweeted something that made my heart leap with a YES! I wonder if God hears our tepid prayers, looks around and goes, “Oh, were you talking to Me? It sounds like you’re talking to someone else. I’m the one who created out of nothing, who parts seas or walks on…[View Article]

As school begins, prayer begins.

      Where in the world did this summer go? My son starts school this week! It’s time to finish school shopping, attend an open house to meet teachers and start packing lunches again. It’s time to develop a routine again. So what was my summer like? Productive, but erratic. Oh, my goodness. A blur. Our…[View Article]

Birthday prayer for the middle-aged Christian

Many of my birthdays come and go without too much reflection or emotion, but some hit me hard. This was one of those years. 56 Quite frankly, I didn’t like that number this year. Sure, I am happy to be alive and grateful to be healthy at the time of this writing, but I have…[View Article]

Why is it good news that we are frail?

This week I spoke at my church on intercessory prayer and referenced this poster. NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft saw our home as a pale blue dot beyond the orbit of Neptune. (Can you see the pale blue dot in the upper right?) I purchased it for my office from Amazon because it reminds me of…[View Article]

When’s the last time you prayed for your house?

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. (Ephesians 6:12) This week I moved into a new home and as is my custom, I prayed a prayer like one…[View Article]