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The Power of the Pocket Prayer

Do you struggle with prayer? You aren’t the first to struggle. The sign-up sheet for Prayer 101 contains some familiar names: the apostles John, James, Andrew, and Peter. When one of Jesus’ disciples requested, “Lord, teach us to pray” (Luke 11:1), none of the others objected. No one walked away saying, “Hey, I have prayer figured out.” The first followers of Jesus needed prayer

    Devotionals Daily

    Where Is God in the Darkness?

    That Safe Darkness You have wrapped yourself with a cloud so that no prayer can pass through. — Lamentations 3:44 “I call, I cling, I want — and there is no One to answer… Where I try to raise my thoughts to Heaven — there is such convicting emptiness that those very thoughts return like

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      eBook Deals of the Week

      Feed your e-reader with these hot ebooks deals available on Kindle, iBooks, Nook, and from ChristianBook.com for a limited time only! Each week we unveil new ebook deals from two of the country’s leading Christian book publishers – Thomas Nelson and Zondervan – and you’ll find these Christian ebook deals right here! From bestsellers to

        Bible

        To Love and to Cherish

        Love is the muscle of marriage. Cherish is the heart of marriage. — Gary Thomas “To love and to cherish… till death do us part.” How many of us said these vows on the day we were married? Whether we spoke with a nervous, shaky voice or a confident, exuberant promise, most of us —

          Women

          The Proverbs 31 Woman

          The [Proverbs 31] writer… described in detail this virtuous Proverbs 31 woman. She is Wonder Woman and Mother Teresa wrapped up in a single package. She rises a good while before day every morning. She manages the entire household and assumes fiscal responsibility for it. She nurtures her children. She does her husband good and

            Family

            Don’t Force It: Live in Your God-Designed Thrive Zone

            Vocally, if you try to force yourself to be someone you’re not, there’s a very real chance that you could seriously injure your vocal cords or even lose your voice permanently. When you try to manipulate God’s handiwork, the outcomes are typically not so great. For example, let’s say that you are great with people

              Online Bible Studies

              The Broken Way Week 1 — How Do We Live This One Broken Life?

              Whether or not we like it (and we don’t) or want anyone else to know (and usually we guard it pretty carefully), we’re all broken. Even when it’s an unspoken broken. We’re all a holy mess. You, me, Ann… we’re in a motley kinship of blessed mess. Great grief isn’t made to fit inside your

                Small Groups

                men's bible studies

                Our Top 5 Men’s Bible Studies

                  God has given men a great deal of responsibility: we are husbands, fathers, friends, workers, and many other things.  In each of the roles we have, we are often times looked to to be the leader.  In the very least, we have a responsibility and obligation to lead our families.  But we need to

                  Today

                  You Can Walk on Water Too

                  If we are to truly invest our hearts and base our lives on Scripture, it has to be more than a story to us. I have to have a baseline for my life. Without it, I have no solid foundation from which to live, love, question, doubt, believe… Walking on water has become a catchphrase

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