12.31.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Closing the Door on 2018

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• How on earth has a whole year slipped by? I know I’m not the only who is saying it or thinking it, but this week between Christmas and New Year’s is always a time of reflection for me. Though I don’t make resolutions, I start thinking about where I’ve been this year and where I hope to be in the … Continue reading 12.31.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Closing the Door on 2018

12.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Purified by the Consuming Fire

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When it comes to descriptions of God, “a consuming fire” paints a vivid image. But God is a loving God, and the description of Him as a consuming fire is based on His perfect holiness. Several passages in Scripture refer to being tested by a refiner’s fire. 1 Peter 1:7 discusses our faith being tested by fire… 1 Corinthians 3:13 … Continue reading 12.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Purified by the Consuming Fire

12.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When My Unbelief Needs a Little Help

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Mark 9, we read about a father who approached Jesus to heal his demon-possessed son. It starts off with the father explaining the situation and telling Jesus, “… if you can do anything, have compassion on us and help us.” (Mark 9:22) Jesus responded, “‘If you can!’ All things are possible for one who believes.” (v23) Do you hear … Continue reading 12.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When My Unbelief Needs a Little Help

11.17.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Trusting Circumstances vs. Trusting God

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Day 4 of our series on trust, and today, we’re going to talk about routine. We tend to get very complacent in our habits, trusting things to roll along the same day after day. Getting jarred out of routine may be as trivial as oversleeping the alarm clock and missing a few steps in a rush to get out the … Continue reading 11.17.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Trusting Circumstances vs. Trusting God

11.15.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: An Unexpected Series… Trusting God’s Word

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Yesterday’s Prayer Prompt was based on Psalm 118:8 and we talked about how manmade things are never guaranteed, but our God is 100% worthy of our trust. After I posted, I started thinking about things and made a list, so… Surprise! We have a series on trust! I don’t do series very often, so I’m as surprised as you are, … Continue reading 11.15.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: An Unexpected Series… Trusting God’s Word

9.29.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Soul Searching for Sin

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• This week, I’ve spent a lot of time in my own head. I keep thinking about unconfessed sins… The unknown sins… Because Friends, one of my big worries is about the unknown, therefore, unconfessed and ongoing sins in my heart. While our human brains can rationalize that if we don’t know we’re doing something wrong, how can we be held … Continue reading 9.29.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Soul Searching for Sin

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