I once was that prodigal child — lost, angry, and struggling to find my identity. Hardened on the outside, but deeply hurting within. The pain of my choices was not only destroying me, but creating heartache […]
How do we pray for our children when our words seem to run dry? How do we faithfully lift them before the Lord with confidence that our prayers match hisdesires for them? When we’re not sure […]
I am moved by God’s emotion in Jeremiah 17—His words to describe His love for His people and the land He gave to them. How grieved He is over their sin and the judgment that […]
In the new year, you will make and keep lots of different appointments. We all have appointments in our lives that we would never miss. It could be the doctor. It could be for our […]
What dreams do you have for the new year? What do you wish would be different about you, your marriage, your family, your job, or your ministry? Some of us may have been thinking about […]
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your […]
Father James Linton was arrested last month outside the San Bernardino Planned Parenthood for offering to pray with women entering the abortion facility. Police held him for six hours and later charged him with criminal […]
Our Father and God, We acknowledge that in this election you are, as it were, holding up a mirror to America. You are showing us who we are as a nation. We may not like […]
Guilt is a terrible motivator for any behavior, except repentance. We cannot sustain ongoing spiritual disciplines, such as prayer, from a sense of guilt. That’s not what guilt is designed to achieve, and it’s why […]
Prayerlessness is the great enemy of true happiness. If we give up on prayer, or refuse to pray, we surrender our seat at the very source of the highest and fullest joy.
Prayer in the daily life a believer in Jesus Christ should be like breathing, no one looks at the clock and says “oh it’s 3pm, I gotta breath”.
IMAGE CREDITS: TALKRADIONEWS / FLICKR. Congressmen, President Barack Obama and faith leaders from around the country met for the annual prayer breakfast in Washington, D.C. Thursday. At the breakfast, House Minority Leader Democrat Nancy Pelosi took […]
BREMERTON, Wash. — A school district in Washington has placed a Christian football coach on paid leave for continuing to pray on the 50-yard line at the conclusion of the game, which he did last Friday […]
God can do more in five seconds than we can do in five hours or months or years. This is one reason the habit of prayer is wise. Sometimes we do not get the five-second […]
A breakthrough is a military concept. When one army is able to weaken its enemy’s forces to the point of collapse, a breakthrough occurs allowing that army to invade and take its enemy’s territory. But […]