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

7.26.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Early or Late? Just Show Up

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Greetings from Concord, NC! My mom and I arrived yesterday for the Proverbs 31 She Speaks Conference and today is pre-conference day! We are so excited! While our hometown in only 1 1/2 hours from here, we arrived early to settle in and be fully ready for three days of worship, fellowship, and learning. Please pray for us for the … Continue reading 7.26.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Early or Late? Just Show Up

6.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Spiritual Risks

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I once had a conversation with someone who was convinced that hell didn’t exist. I’m sure we all know people who believe that, but she was adamant that God was too loving to ever send anyone to hell—whether they believed in Him or not. I wish I’d had this conversation with her when I was a bit more developed in … Continue reading 6.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Spiritual Risks

5.9.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In 1 Samuel, the Bible tells of the Israelites war with the Palestinians, and the Palestinians capture of the Ark of the Covenant. In a tale that rivals the adventures of Indiana Jones, the Ark was passed from Palestinian city to Palestinian city before being sent back to the Israelites with gold tumors and gold rats as gifts of apology. … Continue reading 5.9.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes