Impacting Cities & Communities thru Prayer
A Community of Prayer Champions, Praying Churches, Prayed-for Communities
Do you ever find yourself praying, maybe even urgently, about things that really don't matter very much? Interestingly enough, we find some prayers like that in the Bible. In fact, Jesus began his supernatural ministry by answering a prayer for something that really didn't matter a great deal. In the second chapter of John Jesus…Continue
WHY? #ReimaginePRAYER ...
I have had a passion for praying intentionally for my nine grandchildren for many years, ages 17 to 38 years and now we have five great-granddaughters, ages 9 months to 7 years. They are such a blessing to me and my husband.
Ten years ago, I was encouraged to write the book, Grandparenting with a Purpose: Effective Ways to…Continue
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Are you growing nearer to God in prayer?
We are familiar with John 15 that says our Lord is the vine and we are His branches. Jesus applies that wonderful picture in the verses that follow.
“If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.”
In the midst of my third pandemic book, I developed writer’s block. Wikipedia defines this as “a condition, primarily associated with writing, in which an author loses the ability to produce new work or experiences a creative slowdown.” When we were first told to shelter in place, I was extremely frustrated so I asked God what I was supposed to do with my calling, since I couldn’t go anywhere. When I said “Amen” and looked up, my eyes…Continue
Let’s make National Grandparents’ Day on September 13, 2020, a Day of Prayer for our grandchildren and their parents!
What Is the Need?
The enemy prowls like a lion, infiltrating our culture with lies and deception. He attacks our families at all…Continue
There are a lot of ideas on how to address our problematic issues in the USA, namely:
From my little perch in Midtown Atlanta, GA, I see the numerous arguments, and the emotional intensity on opposite sides of each issue! They are evident in both the world and the church.
“And from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.”
It is important for us to understand something theologians have called, "Common Grace." God is not simply working in the lives of believers. He is at work in every human being. “We have all received grace upon grace.” Every throb of your heart muscle, every breath of…Continue
It seems like our social media, financial, and email accounts get hacked now and then. When that happens, we change our passwords to protect our privacy since we don’t want intruders to access our accounts. Passwords protect our accounts.
I recently heard a message that spoke to my heart about guarding my heart just as I protect my Internet…Continue
As writers we deal with words, and most of us love them.
The biblical languages are filled with vivid metaphors to help us understand deep and crucial truths. Three…
Connect with Others Who are Applying Romans 12:2
To Both Personal & Corporate Praying
Don’t be conformed nor confined by the status quo...
Let God transform…Continue
In Esther, chapter four we read that when Haman made a decree to kill all the Jews of Susa because Mordecai would not bow down to him. Mordecai asked his niece, Queen Esther to go to the king, beg for mercy, and plead for her people. However, Esther said she could not go unless she was invited by the king to come into…