4.25.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Signs of the Times

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Have you ever had a broken clock in your house? No matter how long you procrastinated replacing the batteries, the clock was right twice a day. When it comes to people, so many are walking around broken, but because they do the right thing with some degree of frequency, they are hoping that will count at the end of their … Continue reading 4.25.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Signs of the Times

1.15.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Psalmist & The Watchman

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I’m an early riser, but I’m not an early morning communicator. I set my 10 alarms to go off at 5-10 minute intervals between 4:55-5:45 AM, so I can wake up slowly. Getting a 5 AM phone call from my son this morning jarred me awake when I wasn’t ready. I don’t even know what he wanted. He goes to … Continue reading 1.15.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Psalmist & The Watchman

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

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

11.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Trusting Our Preachers

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Day 5 of our series on trust, and today, we’re going to talk about preachers. The Bible has some very strong words on the responsibility of teaching God’s word. Jesus said in Matthew 18:6, “but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened … Continue reading 11.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Trusting Our Preachers

11.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Talk About Jesus

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Last night, I flipped through Facebook and saw a post from comedian Jim Gaffigan that said, “I just wish someone would tell me to vote tomorrow…” I laughed when I read it because I understood his tongue-in-cheek reference to all the voting reminders for today’s election. And while it’s important to vote, there’s something far more important that we need … Continue reading 11.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Talk About Jesus

9.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Share Jesus

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Mark 5, Jesus healed a man who was possessed by demons. The man asked to go with Jesus, but verse 19 tells us of Jesus’ response: “And he did not permit him but said to him, ‘Go home to your friends and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on … Continue reading 9.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Share Jesus