2.18.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Knit Together

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Colossians 2:2, Paul wrote of the congregations, “…that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God’s mystery, which is Christ…” Let’s zero in on the part that says, “knit together in love.” If you are a knitter or crocheter, you know how … Continue reading 2.18.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Knit Together

2.13.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Focused on Jesus

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Let’s talk about basketball. (Yes, Friends… it’s really me, and I’m about to make a sports analogy.) I have watched basketball before (and even made a poor attempt to play it in high school). Anyone who has seen a game knows that when a player is taking a foul shot, the opposing team will do anything to distract him from … Continue reading 2.13.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Focused on Jesus

2.9.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Anchor of Our Soul

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Hebrews 6:19-20, it says, “We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain, where Jesus has gone as a forerunner on our behalf, having become a high priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.” Don’t you love that?! Jesus died for us, bearing our sins, … Continue reading 2.9.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Anchor of Our Soul

1.17.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Eiffel Tower

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When I was 18, I went to Paris with my literature teacher and a few other girls from school. Our trip started in England and included Switzerland and Germany, but Paris was my favorite. I think the Eiffel Tower is beautiful and standing at the top of it, while admiring Paris, and the Seine River remain strong in my memory, … Continue reading 1.17.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Eiffel Tower

1.10.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Love and Obey

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Romans 2:13 says, “For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous in God’s sight, but it is those who obey the law who will be declared righteous.” To be honest, I have avoided writing on this kind of Scripture. It gets into that whole “good works” conversation which is important… But for someone who hasn’t accepted … Continue reading 1.10.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Love and Obey

1.3.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When We Get Off Track

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Friends, I seriously overslept this morning. My alarms start going off at 4:55, and I’m usually up by 5:30. But today, I didn’t get up until 6:40. So I am way off track today! When I thought about what to write this morning (that I could write quickly), the verse from Matthew 18:12 came to mind… “What do you think? … Continue reading 1.3.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When We Get Off Track

12.22.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Assumptions, Stories, & The Cracker Barrel

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Happy Weekend Before Christmas! Since many will be traveling, or getting ready to travel, I’m going to share my absolute favorite road-trip game. All you need is a Cracker Barrel and your imagination. The walls of all Cracker Barrel locations are decorated with a hodgepodge of pictures and antiques. The game is to select a section of wall, and make … Continue reading 12.22.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Assumptions, Stories, & The Cracker Barrel