Impacting Cities & Communities thru Prayer
A Community of Prayer Champions, Praying Churches, Prayed-for Communities
Praying for and during RamadanRamadan is starting on April 23, 2020 (or April 24, 2020) this year. During the month of Ramadan, billions of Muslims will be fasting, praying, and reading the Quran as a community. Lockdowns, curfews, and restrictions on public gatherings across most countries due to COVID-19 have dampened Ramadan preparations this year.
As our Muslim cousins shelter in place, we want to…Continue
Added by Merton J. Hershberger on April 22, 2020 at 7:08am — No Comments
While this quarantine is difficult for people all over the world, it is not quite as hard on writers. I do not simply mean that people need our reading material to fill the time. Writers need solitude to write. While many of us have had to learn to write in the midst of the hubbub, it always helps to be alone. This doesn't mean…
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PRAYING DEEP IN GOD’S WORD
Prayerfully Memorizing Scripture
There is a sense in which the most important part of a tree is its root system. The stability and nourishment of a tree come from its roots. And, of course, the roots grow more slowly than the branches. So it is with our spiritual lives.
For this reason and others, I recommend Scripture memory as a discipline of prayer. It is not impossible to…Continue
It had been one of those long, sleepless nights – the kind where you keep waking up and talking to God. The issue causing my insomnia, was troubling, and I kept thinking, that I just needed to keep talking with God about it. After all, I had spent a career teaching and preaching that God wanted to hear from us. It was still dark when I finally gave up, and got up. I got dressed and got in the car to look for a place to eat breakfast, still talking with God. As the car engine came on,…Continue