Impacting Cities & Communities thru Prayer
A Community of Prayer Champions, Praying Churches, Prayed-for Communities
I recently wrote a blog post for Pray! Network on how churches in Austin, including ours, are using social media to help involve more people in meaningful, real-time prayer. In fact I've copied that…Continue
I originally wrote this article for Pray! back in 2000. I think it is still foundational for any biblical perspective on prayer. Hope you find it helpful.
The Mystery of Answered Prayer
(Five Principles from the Apostle John)
Jessica was 18 years old when she died. My wife and I had anxiously waited with her parents for five and a…Continue
We've all had it happen, haven't we? We're trying to pray, perhaps alone or in a group, and soon our mind is wandering. We're thinking about the next meeting, our kids at home, a funny story, our struggle with our spouse or coworker, a song we heard on the radio and a thousand other things.
Of course, we feel guilty again for not focusing on the Lord and the things that break His heart as the saying goes. We determine…Continue
I am confident that when most of us ask God for something we're very serious about it. We SO want that person to be healed, a friend's marriage to be restored or someone in our church to receive comfort. We passionately desire our children to be godly, our relationships to…Continue
It's interesting and encouraging that many of our churches are waking up to the fact that even Christ followers in our ranks are still sinning big time. For years studies by Barna and others have been telling us that church people aren't at least statistically that different morally from those not…Continue