There comes a time when you must step forward and walk past your past. You’ve received counsel, you received prayer, and you have forgiven all those you needed to. You asked forgiveness from others and made amends. Yes, you finally let go of the guilt. You have read books, you’ve attended conferences, you’ve journaled, you’ve […]
Keep it Short and to the Point
For the most part, Jesus’ prayers were short and to the point when he healed, forgave or delivered someone. His most prolonged prayers were heard only by his closest companions. (John 13-17) Perhaps I should write a book, “Caveman Prayers” by Katherine Walden. “Heart, be at peace!” “Arm, be healed!” “Forgive me, Jesus.” “Jesus, Iowa […]
Do You Regularly Pray for your Pastors? Why not?
I am fiercely protective of those I love. God is even more so. He promises to defend all His children, including those in servant leadership positions. It is easy for average churchgoers to forget that their pastors are just as susceptible to being wounded by gossip, passive-aggressive bullying, slander, and unjust criticism. Jesus understands pastors’ […]
How To Attend A Great Sunday Service
It is honestly up to you as to how you experience attending your local church. Here are some tips. 1: On your way to church, take a moment to pray for your pastor, worship leaders, Sunday School teachers, ushers and all the volunteers who will probably be at the church a good hour before you […]
Do You Pray FOR Governments More Than You Complain ABOUT Them?
Here’s a tough question to ask yourself. Be honest, it’s alright, it’s just between you and God. What amount of time do you spend praying FOR governments in comparison to the amount of time you spend complaining about those in authority? Please hear me out, and read the complete article, before you protest. 1 Timothy […]
Wonder What Sort of Prayers Impress God?
Spoiler Alert: You do not receive answers to prayer through the eloquence, length, or sheer volume of your spoken prayers. Nor does God answer prayers more readily just because you happen to have a degree behind your name, wear a clerical collar or call yourself a prayer warrior. This may come as a bit of […]