5.24.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Be Still

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• My Kitchen Aid mixer is my second favorite appliance in the kitchen, right after my coffee maker. I often use it to shred chicken… But occasionally, when I flip the switch, it goes from a nice, leisurely Sunday stroll to “Mission Control, we’re ready for lift off” faster than I can react. And that’s when I end up with chicken … Continue reading 5.24.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Be Still

5.23.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Cord of Three

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• One of the most popular verses for a wedding comes from Ecclesiastes 4:12b, “A cord of three strands is not easily broken.” The illustration is for a husband and a wife to include God in their marriage in order to strengthen their bond. And though I’m married, I’m sensitive to those who are single since I was for a long … Continue reading 5.23.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Cord of Three

5.15.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Jenny’s Prayer

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• “Forrest Gump” came out in 1994 and ranks among one of my favorite movies. Who doesn’t love Forrest, right?! And of course, 25 years later, we still quote it. In fact, I can hardly hear the words “run” or “running” without thinking, “Run, Forrest, run!” or “He was RUNNING!” (Emphasis on the second syllable and always in a Forrest Gump … Continue reading 5.15.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Jenny’s Prayer

5.10.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Keep Praying

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Luke 18:1 says, “Now he told them a parable on the need for them to pray always and not give up.” The passage goes on with Jesus sharing a parable about a persistent woman who relentlessly put her case before the judge before he eventually ruled in her favor. It’s hard to pray repeatedly for the same thing. In these … Continue reading 5.10.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Keep Praying

5.2.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Get Some Rest

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When I was 19, I worked at the mall and on the nights I had to close, I’d get home around, take a shower, and wait for friends who got off work at midnight. Then, we’d meet up (don’t laugh) at the Waffle House and hang out until 2 or 3 in the morning. I’d go home, sleep fast, and … Continue reading 5.2.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Get Some Rest

5.1.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Praise Before We Panic

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• There’s a book I read each morning called “The Power of Praying Through the Bible,” by Stormie Omartian. Some of you are probably familiar it but if you’re not—the author starts in Genesis and every day, there’s a small snippet of scripture with a devotion and prayer. This morning was based on a passage from Judges and touched on our … Continue reading 5.1.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Praise Before We Panic

4.30.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Faith Journey

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Good morning! It’s crazy-early-o’clock and I’m headed out the door at 6 for a prayer breakfast this morning. I never sleep well when I need to get up way earlier than normal, and last night was no exception. So with that said, my coffee maker doesn’t seem big enough today. But this is a special event held during the same … Continue reading 4.30.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Faith Journey