Tag: prayer

Boring testimonies are best

I’m not sure who said “We celebrate boring testimonies.” I do thing we should. Really, boring testimonies are best. Why? Well, three things: Boring testimonies focus us on God The best testimonies are when people just share what God is teaching them. Nothing major,…

Review: ORA Provides Cutting-Edge Technology For The New Way to Pray

“ORA collects, organizes, tracks, reminds, connects and securely shares prayer requests and answers with anyone you choose. ORA does this at a personal and intimate level with your friends and family through the mobile platform or ‘app’ on your smartphone. ” Stated Dusty Gulleson,…

Prayer Mentoring: Facebook

For God is my witness, how I yearn for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus. And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and…

Remember God


May the glory of the LORD endure forever; may the LORD rejoice in his works, who looks on the earth and it trembles, who touches the mountains and they smoke! I will sing to the LORD as long as I live; I will sing…

Prayer Mentoring: Jesus

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I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. If anyone does not abide in me he is thrown away like a…

Looking to 2013

A new year is here for those who survived the Mayan Apocalypse! A new year gives the sense of a fresh start, new goals, new taxes (we’ll skip that one) and the cold briskness of winter. I hope and trust you had a good…

Prayer Mentoring: Endurance

Save me, O God! For the waters have come up to my neck. I sink in deep mire, where there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and the flood sweeps over me. I am weary with my crying out; my throat…

Prayer Mentoring: The majesty of casual prayer

The majesty of a solid prayer life is hidden in being casual. For some you’re thinking cool, others sacrilege. We think being casual isn’t godly because we view prayer as religious exercise not communication within a relationship. Prayer at it’s central core is communication…

Prayer Mentoring: Elections

We should pray and keep the Gospel first. The success of the church is not determined by who wins elections. It’s success is determined by the work of God in the people of God. It starts with, held up with and ended with prayer….

Prayer Mentoring: Reach

…praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints, and also for me, that words may be given to me in opening my mouth boldly to proclaim…

Prayer Mentoring: The unexpected

This is a guest post. Lee Wise ran the internship program and taught evangelism at BBS when I attended there. A Prayer For Today… Joy In The Unexpected “Lord, I thank you for the honor of knowing Someone who blesses me in so many…

Prayer Mentoring: God says yes

Too often we forget that God does say yes to prayers. He sometimes says wait, no, I have something better, etc. Sometimes he just says yes. People criticized the move “Facing the Giants” because in the ends all the prayers were answered with a…