Is anyone familiar with the book Ten Prayers God Always Says Yes To written by a Roman Catholic? I'm finding it very interesting and would like to pass on to my children and grandchildren. Any concerns?
We have nine Bible storybooks in our house, one for every year we’ve been parents. But recently we added something new to the mix, a big book on family worship. And we're pretty excited about it!
The terrible thing about being in a low place, either physical or spiritual, is the vulnerability of it. And if you’re anything like me, you then simply toss up a “hail-Mary” (or a last ditch effort) to God.
One way to honour the spiritual nature of classical meetings is by opening and closing with prayer. But what to pray? Here are two prayers buried deep in the back of the 1934 red hymnal.
Do you have any resources/tips/advice for a ladies Bible study who would like to introduce prayer partners? I am leading about 10 women and would like to introduce the idea to them.
A posture of prayer means a life of prayer. Whatever form this may take in our lives, this posture will bring our most powerful contributions to our mission in God's kingdom.
Pastors are focused on meeting expectations (i.e., they want to keep their leaders and congregants happy and stay employed); and few churches expect their pastors to spend time in prayer.
In prayer we ask for gifts of grace. The gift of presence from the Almighty. Prayer is a plea for something we can’t do for ourselves. Art and prayer both require an act of the will.
Please feel free to use and share these prayer cards for SERVE projects in your church!
How often do we admit that we’re poor and needy? I'm not talking about finances or creating drama. This kind of poor and needy is a spiritual state, one in which we are completely sapped dry spiritually.
Every night I put God’s name on my son. And every night he puts God’s name on me. Such a beautiful blessing.
How can I take not sinning seriously and not end up legalistic? How can I take not sinning seriously while still embracing God's grace?
I need serious prayer for the condition of my soul. I know that I’ve turned from God time and time again.
The 2017 Prayer Summit is taking place March 27-29 in Los Angeles, CA. How can we pray for you? Please comment below.
Praying the Psalms for the “whole Christ" enriches my prayer life. It increases my appreciation for the global church, weakens the grip of individualism, and brings to life Psalms I might otherwise overlook.
It doesn't matter if we're young, or just think we are young, but man oh man life holds on by an awfully thin thread. Every day is a gift worth treasuring. Every day.
Please pray for my deliverance from the demonic.
A simple sheet of paper filled with prayer requests has created a sense of vulnerability and openness to the Spirit’s leading, and through this, the church has become more of a family.
Consider being a part of Inspire 2017 through prayer, even if you can’t attend. Amazing things happen when we prayerfully and humbly surrender to God’s will and leading.
Anyone who has a heart from prayer and a vision to see God at work in their churches will want to check out the Praying for Renewal in the Christian Reformed Church Facebook page.
Are you looking for resources on prayer? Don’t forget to check out what’s available to you through the CRC’s Digital Library.
I am normally not one to present lists but I believe there is a deepening of appreciation and understanding by reading the 34 countries of origin and 22 countries of citizenship represented at the Seminary this fall.
Are you looking for resources on prayer? Check out these recorded webinars on The Network for some great teaching.
I wrote this congregational prayer called "Do Not Worry" based on Matthew 6:25-27 for today's church service. This prayer affirms that God has a plan for creation (and for us) in both the sadness and the joy.
As I draw this flower, it really does feel like I’m seeing it for the first time. In this way, drawing is like prayer. Prayer is the practice of learning to wake up to the world, having our eyes opened.