4.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Consulting God

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When God gave the Israelites the Promised Land, it wasn’t empty. They were told to remove the people who occupied it. God promised to be with them, and give them victory. The first up: Jericho. Joshua and the army followed the Lord’s instructions to the letter. With one exception. Achan disobeyed the order about all the goods that were to … Continue reading 4.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Consulting God

4.11.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Living God’s Presence

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I want to see the Northern Lights. It’s at the very top of my bucket list. As beautiful as the pictures are, I know they must be pale in comparison of actually seeing the lights first hand. I became intrigued by the lights when I read “The Northern Lights” series, a trilogy by Lisa Tawn Bergren. She used the Northern … Continue reading 4.11.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Living God’s Presence

4.5.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Working with the Lion

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Have you ever had someone working against you? You’re trying to row one way, and they are paddling their oars in the opposite direction. It’s frustrating. Jesus knows what that is like too. In Luke 11:23 NLT, Jesus said, “Anyone who isn’t with me opposes me, and anyone who isn’t working with me is actually working against me.” As Christians, … Continue reading 4.5.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Working with the Lion

3.22.18 Praise Prompt: Lessons from a Military Dog

PRAISE PROMPT ••• My mom loves all things military, especially the Marines, Navy Seals, and military dogs. Yesterday on Facebook, she posted some pictures of military dogs in service. My knee-jerk reaction is to feel sorry for the dogs. But that’s a reaction rooted in a lifetime of not really understanding dogs… and being more of a cat person. Cats can be trained, but let’s … Continue reading 3.22.18 Praise Prompt: Lessons from a Military Dog

1.4.18 Prayer Prompt: God Is With Us

PRAYER PROMPT ••• Sometimes, when we really need encouragement, a good friend might offer to stand with us.  Whether it’s a trip to the doctor for an uncertain diagnosis or (on the other end of the spectrum) a close friend standing up as a maid of honor or best man at a wedding — it’s comforting to know we are not alone.  In the church … Continue reading 1.4.18 Prayer Prompt: God Is With Us

8.18.17 Prayer Prompt: Trusting In Spite of Our Past Hurts

PRAYER PROMPT ••• My husband and I have a dog named Beth.  We rescued her from a shelter when she was three years old.  We don’t know how she ended up there because she was fixed, but no family ever claimed her.  All we know is based on speculation and Beth’s responses.  We believe she was abused in some way.  Some examples – She’s fearful … Continue reading 8.18.17 Prayer Prompt: Trusting In Spite of Our Past Hurts