7.24.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When We Compromise Christian Values

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• As I was searching through pictures to make today’s graphic, I can across this photo of balloons floating away. It reminded me of something that happened a few weeks ago… My husband and I were driving home when balloons started showing up around us. We saw them both caught in the airflow of the road or where they’d escaped the … Continue reading 7.24.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When We Compromise Christian Values

6.4.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When You’re Hangry

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Did you know there’s a record of hangriness in the Bible? A couple, actually… Just so we’re on the same page, “hangry” is an irrational response or overreaction to a situation that is largely contributed to hunger. The first instance of hangriness would be Esau’s story, who arrived home so hungry that he traded his birthright for a bowl of … Continue reading 6.4.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When You’re Hangry

5.9.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In 1 Samuel, the Bible tells of the Israelites war with the Palestinians, and the Palestinians capture of the Ark of the Covenant. In a tale that rivals the adventures of Indiana Jones, the Ark was passed from Palestinian city to Palestinian city before being sent back to the Israelites with gold tumors and gold rats as gifts of apology. … Continue reading 5.9.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes

1.14.18 Prayer Prompt: Trusting God

PRAYER PROMPT ••• The future holds many things: fear, uncertainty, and doubt, to name a few.  It also holds potential joy, but it’s not as natural for us to look at the horizon and see that possibility.  It’s easier to brace for a traumatic impact rather than run face-first into the unknown.  King David wrote in Psalm 139:16, “You saw me before I was born. … Continue reading 1.14.18 Prayer Prompt: Trusting God

10.26.17 Prayer Prompt: Prayer and Praise

PRAYER PROMPT ••• Last night, a friend of mine sent me a message that after two years of prayer, she’d gotten an answer!  Giddy with excitement, her enthusiasm was evident in her message, and I’m super excited for her!  God answered a deep longing that’s been on her heart for quite a while.  But my friend doesn’t realize what an example she’s been.  Though discouraged … Continue reading 10.26.17 Prayer Prompt: Prayer and Praise

7.26.17 Prayer Prompt: Filtered & Unfiltered

PRAYER PROMPT ••• From our coffee makers to our camera lenses, it seems everything is filtered.  Filtering isn’t a bad thing; by definition, it either separates or removes impurities or unwanted components.  How often are we filtering ourselves?  On one hand – we should filter our lives, but only through the filter of God’s word, working to become more like Jesus.  But what about the … Continue reading 7.26.17 Prayer Prompt: Filtered & Unfiltered