2.19.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Grace of Giving

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• There are countless ways we can give. From monetary tithes to time and talent, to the material possessions that seem to accumulate in our homes. You can give gifts of encouragement, gifts of prayer, gifts of patience, gifts of praise, gifts of empathy, and gifts of compassion. Then there’s the Southern Baptist’s favorite gift—the gift of the casserole. May we … Continue reading 2.19.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Grace of Giving

2.15.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: People Are Watching

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Everywhere you go, people are watching. Depending on how you read that, you could cue scary music from “The Twilight Zone” or some cutesy bouncy tune from a chick flick. For this morning’s graphic, I came across this movie theatre setting with the blank screen. There could be anything on that screen. My life story. Or your life story. Is … Continue reading 2.15.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: People Are Watching

1.17.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Eiffel Tower

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When I was 18, I went to Paris with my literature teacher and a few other girls from school. Our trip started in England and included Switzerland and Germany, but Paris was my favorite. I think the Eiffel Tower is beautiful and standing at the top of it, while admiring Paris, and the Seine River remain strong in my memory, … Continue reading 1.17.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Eiffel Tower

11.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Childlike Faith

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Day 6 (and the last day) of our impromptu series on trust, and today, we’re going to talk about childlike faith. If you squish your mind to way-back-when and remember your own childhood, it’s my sincere hope and prayer that you have at least one memory of looking up to a parent or trusted adult, taking their hand, and nodding … Continue reading 11.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Childlike Faith

10.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The First Day in Heaven

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In the 1 1/2 years I’ve been doing these prayer prompts, I’ve always created the corresponding graphic. But today, I hope the artist will forgive me, but I’m borrowing this painting called “The First Day in Heaven.” 2 Corinthians 5:8 says that to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord, and last night, my Mamo … Continue reading 10.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The First Day in Heaven

10.9.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Renew

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Isn’t it amazing to know that no matter how old we are, or how we feel on the outside from the various aches and pains of life, we have a God who renews us every day! When we turn to the Bible and allow the inspired words of God to shape us, we are renewed, empowered, refreshed, and filled with … Continue reading 10.9.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Renew

9.8.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When He Calls You Out of Your Comfort Zone

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When you go to the She Speaks Conference, which is a Christian women’s conference for writers, speakers, and leaders, a common question is, “Which track are you on?” Basically, we’re asking, are you a writer or a speaker? There’s a lot of cross-over. Writers are often asked to speak about their books; speakers have to write their talks. For me, … Continue reading 9.8.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When He Calls You Out of Your Comfort Zone