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Please, God

Please, God

Maybe your dad was always there for you. Maybe he took you school-supply shopping, hugged you when you cried, and told that ex of yours that he or she messed with the wrong kid. Or maybe your dad was deeply flawed. Maybe, through his words and actions or his silence and neglect, you learned that

Prayer in Community: Kingdom Power Multiplied

Editor’s Note: Matthew 3:2 says, “The Kingdom of God has come near”, meaning it’s closer than we think, but we must choose to see it. Some of the best representations of the Kingdom are when differing cultures, nations, skin colors, occupations, walks of life, etc. come together in the most unlikely of circumstances. Our God

The Power of Persistent, Spirit-Led Prayer

A note from the author: After another weekend of devastating mass shootings across America and the senseless loss of dozens of lives, our hearts go out to the victims’ families, and our minds ask “Why?” and “What can we do?” As for “Why?,” these things are happening because as more and more people reject God

Caregivers Need Prayer

Editor’s Note: Baby Grace from Little House on the Prairie has written a beautiful devotional based upon the beloved TV show. Enjoy this excerpt. Wendi and her sister, Brenda Weatherby, on the set with “Pa” Ingalls, Michael Landon. (Photo: Jackie Juchniewicz) * Season 3, Episode 13, “Quarantine” “The worst part about being sick, I think,

3 Prayers You’ll Want To Keep in Your Pocket This School Year

A Prayer of Protection  We may boldly say: “The LORD is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?” —Hebrews 13:6 Almighty God, You are powerful. You possess all authority over Heaven and earth. This world can be a scary place. Even our schools don’t seem safe from those who do

Prayers for Teachers, Students and Schools: FREE Downloads

In this article, you will learn: 3 ways to to pray for teachers, students, and schools consistently, including how to have a prayer walk in your child’s school and pray for our teachers’ classrooms. Plus, don’t miss the FREE downloads of how to use Scripture and God’s Word to prayer for the school year. Print these,

Prayer as Pride

If you walk with God long enough, someday you’ll respond to His prompting like this: “You want me to do what?!” Out of nowhere, He’ll want you to move across the country, or even to the other side of the world. He’ll want you to sell your business or start a new one. He may

Why Are You Even Here?

Group Time Leader read Kat’s message to group: It’s no accident that your attention is here for the moment. Cast aside those nagging fears that you won’t give this study the time it deserves, and you should just quit while you’re ahead. Reject the notion that this can wait. Because now is always the right

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We Are All Image Bearers of God

“If we make space in our lives for certain kinds of people but not others, we will never know the fullness of God or understand the depths of God’s love for humanity.” ~ Heather Avis It was the last day of family camp. My husband and I sat with our two-year-old daughter at the breakfast

Humility Matters When We Pray

Prayer that storms the gates of Heaven doesn’t have to be fancy or long or filled with Bible verses. In fact, I almost wonder if it needs words at all. It really is a heart’s cry, isn’t it? And one wrapped in complete humility. Recently, I spoke at a Christian gathering that was multigenerational, multiracial,

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