6.22.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Boy at a Baseball Game

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• So off the bat (pun intended), you may wonder why on earth I put this verse with a picture of a baseball. It’s not really related but it’s based on something that happened at a baseball game last night. My husband and I joined our friends/neighbors to see our local baseball team play. To be honest, I really don’t like … Continue reading 6.22.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Boy at a Baseball Game

6.15.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Repentance

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I really didn’t intend to turn this into a series, but that seems to have happened. We’ve talked about forgiveness, forgetting, and today, let’s talk about repentance. It may seem I’ve gone out of order here but just as I hadn’t planned to write a series, I think this order may be exactly right. We need repentance in order to … Continue reading 6.15.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Repentance

5.6.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Christianing

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• “Adulting” is a term that was coined about ten years ago. It means to do the things that adults do like pay bills, go to work, and be responsible. I’ve been familiar with the term for a while but yesterday at church, one of our ministers used it in a sermon and it triggered a thought for a new word … Continue reading 5.6.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Christianing

1.4.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Being Bold and Fearless

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• The last two verses of Acts say, “He lived there two whole years at his own expense, and welcomed all who came to him, proclaiming the kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness and without hindrance” (Acts 28:30-31). “He” is Paul. As I read through the book of Acts, I focused on the words … Continue reading 1.4.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Being Bold and Fearless

10.12.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: In All Circumstances

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• If you were thrown in prison for unjust reasons, what do you think your response would be? When we read Acts 16:25, we know how Paul and Silas handled it… “About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,…” Their tremendous faith said — “this situation may be unfair from … Continue reading 10.12.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: In All Circumstances

7.8.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Power of Testimony

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Testimonials are powerful tools. My husband and I both refer to customer ratings when we’re looking at an online purchase. We want to make sure we’re spending our money on something others have endorsed without bias. We look at reviews to determine whether or not we’re interested in reading a book or watching a movie. And when a friend tells … Continue reading 7.8.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Power of Testimony

7.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When It’s Convenient

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• The Apostle Paul was arrested several times during his ministry and in Acts 24, we find him standing trial, accused of inciting riots among the Jews. A lawyer named Tertullus gave the accusation in verses 2-8. Then, Governor Felix heard Paul’s side of things. In verses 22-23, Felix basically put the trial on continuance and ordered Paul back to jail. … Continue reading 7.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When It’s Convenient