Category: Prayer

Praying for Transformation 5/20

Last month, we encouraged you to begin praying for God to receive greater glory in heaven and on the earth. This month, we want to give you an example of how you can do this: praying for God to be victorious over His enemies. At first thought, it does not seem necessary to pray for more »

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Praying for Transformation – 4/15

In Paul’s first letter to the Church at Corinth, after many chapters of reminding the Corinthians of their identity in Christ and instructing them on matters of faith and conduct, he summed it up with this command: “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God” (10:31 more »

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Praying for Transformation 3/30

How often do we forfeit something that already belongs to us when we choose not to pray? Do we recognize that prayer is a unique opportunity to commune with the heavenly Father and be intimately involved in others’ lives? What if we viewed prayer as an essential (first, fundamental, important) discipline? An offensive weapon in more »

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Praying for Transformation 2/19

We want to use this month’s prayer blog to update you on where we have seen the Lord leading and providing for our team, as we have sought His will during this transition season. Last fall, we asked you to join us in praying for the hiring of a new director, and balancing the workload more »

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Praying for Transformation 12/18

When your strength is running low and your heart is weary, when you’re overwhelmed by circumstances, or the list of to do’s, the people to see, the time needed to just rest, we recognize our finite state, our neediness more. We wonder what it will take to ease the stress, anxiety, fears, but it’s honestly more »

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Praying for Transformation 11/20

Have you ever become discouraged about persevering in prayer? We have. But we’ve also heard testimonies of spouses who have come to know the Lord after 25 years of their spouse praying for them. That it just amazing! But also, in the church, it’s all to easy to play the comparison game, to listen to more »

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Praying for Transformation 10/18

  Change is hard. It brings at least two companions with it when it comes. The first is Grief as we wrestle with the reality of letting go. When the wrestling match is over and we are exhausted, our hearts are opened to a new emotion. This one is Anticipation that we experience as we more »

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EQUIP-Boot Camp 2015 Prayer

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD And whose trust is the LORD. “For he will be like a tree planted by the water, That extends its roots by a stream And will not fear when the heat comes; But its leaves will be green, And it will not be anxious in a more »

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Prayer Gets the Focus Off Me

Prayer.  What a gift and a privilege.  So often, we take God’s gift of a direct line of communication for granted.  In our human nature as a result of the fall, we tend to pervert things, even good things such as prayer.  Selfishly, prayer is used to give God wish lists, hold personal pity parties, more »

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