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An Empty Stomach

An Empty Stomach

I’m more and more convinced that the answer to every prayer is more of the Holy Spirit. Need more power? Then you need more of the Holy Spirit. Need more wisdom? Then you need more of the Holy Spirit. Need more love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, or self-control? Then you need more

Crazy prayers | Draw the Circle by Mark Batterson

Crazy Prayers

This woman is driving me crazy. – Luke 18:5 I love the parable of the persistent widow. I don’t mean any disrespect, but I think persistent is a nice word for crazy. This woman is crazy, but when the cause is a righteous one, it’s a holy crazy! We aren’t told what injustice took place, but she was on a mission.

Shared Vision: The Antidote to a Thousand Arguments

The reason that businesses create policies and procedures is to be able to make a thousand decisions at one time. Otherwise, they have to make a decision about each new circumstance, each new day. In many ways, clarifying vision is doing the same thing in your relationship. There is power in predecision to guide priorities.

Speak to the Mountain

Speak to the Mountain Say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move. — Matthew 17:20 There comes a moment when you must quit talking to God about the mountain in your life and start talking to the mountain about your God. You proclaim His power. You declare His sovereignty. You

The Purpose of Prayer & Why We Pray | Mark Batterson

What Is the Purpose of Prayer?

“This happened so that the works of God might be displayed in him.” – John 9:3 The primary purpose of prayer is not to change circumstances; the primary purpose of prayer is to change us! But either way, the chief objective remains the same: to glorify God in any and every situation.  My friends John and

Inspiring Graduation Gifts | Gifts for Grads 2018

Inspiring Graduation Gifts | Gifts for Grads 2018

Inspiring Graduation Gifts Graduation is one of life’s most exciting milestones. But this can also be a time of new questions, uncertainties, and doubts. Whether somebody you love is graduating high school, college, or trade school, these books will inspire and encourage grads with Godly wisdom as they navigate this transitional time. Don’t forget: receive

Graduation Books – Top Gifts for Graduates

Inspiring Graduation Books for 2018 Do you know someone who’s about to cross the finish line into a bright future? Now is the time to choose from these great graduation books that are sure to offer motivation and sound direction to the graduate in your life! Here are some of our favorites – perfect as gifts for any

Quit Praying!

“Well done, good and faithful servant!”— Matthew 25:23 One of the defining moments in my prayer life happened a decade ago. I was in a small group with a friend who worked for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at Georgetown University. Jeremy was working on a shoestring budget, and their campus ministry needed a computer. He shared

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