Almighty God, on this day, through the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, you revealed the way of eternal life to every race and nation: Pour out this gift anew, that by the preaching of the Gospel your salvation may reach to the ends of the earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reignsContinue reading “Pentecost Sunday”
Tag Archives: Prayer
Lament for a broken society
Another mass shooting. Another round of hand ringing. No more solutions. There are the empty promises. A governor who swears they are doing more for “mental health”… without offering any proof.
My current intercession
I have been challenged to ask boldly in prayer. This is my current intercession:
Deep groaning needs to happen
Another weekend, another shooting. A teen party in a small town in Alabama. Four dead. Louisville. Nashville. It’s exhausting. I know we get tired of hearing “thoughts and prayers.” I get tired because I know people are now saying it… and not even doing it for the victims.
The longing of my heart — HOME
The question of FAITH
3 Some men came, bringing to him a paralyzed man, carried by four of them. 4 Since they could not get him to Jesus because of the crowd, they made an opening in the roof above Jesus by digging through it and then lowered the mat the man was lying on. 5 When Jesus saw their faith, he said to theContinue reading “The question of FAITH”
The river of God
We too often have become people who want to manipulate God and manipulate people. We love our formulas for success. We like our “ankle deep” relationship with God. We’re still fully in control. Read Ezekiel 47:1-12 HERE. The prayer revival at Asbury University has been going for a week. Visitors are coming so there areContinue reading “The river of God”
The revival we need
Two things collided in my brain this week. They have caused my heart to rejoice… and long for more… and called me to something I so desperately need.
A prayer for justice
Almighty God, you created us in your own image: Grant us grace to contend fearlessly against evil and to make NO PEACE with oppression; and help us to use our freedom rightly in the establishment of justice in our communities and among the nations, to the glory of your holy Name; through Jesus Christ ourContinue reading “A prayer for justice”
A prayer for mission
I grew up loving missions. I’ve cultivated a heart for those who have not heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ. One of the shock factors I still face in my own life is culturalized Christians in America who see no need to go anywhere else in the world and think if “those people” don’t someContinue reading “A prayer for mission”