Create A Prayer Habit

We know the importance and value of prayer. As James 5:16 (NIRV) says:  The prayer of a godly person is powerful. Things happen because of it. Sometimes, though, we need a little help to find a routine and pray consistently — to make prayer a habit. I want to help you get intentional in your prayer life. Each day I will provide you with an opportunity to practice prayer — to help you pray naturally. These will be simple, biblically-based prayer prompts with fill-in-the-blanks that you can personalize for yourself and your life. Here is today’s prayer prompt: Forgiveness is at the heart of ourRead More →

The challenge is how do we live confident and calm in the uncertain and turbulent world we face right now? In other words, how are we not overcome with fear? How does this crisis not paralyze us even when we are confined to our homes? Instead, how do we be like the tree described in Jeremiah 17:8 that does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit? We find our answer in the words of the previous verse: trust in the Lord and have confidence in him. ThenRead More →