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Let’s Start a Prayerdemic!

(This is the transcript to go along with my talk from 5/23/20 at the LeadHer Online Conference, Lead Her to Still Waters.)   “He leads me beside still waters.” Psalm 23:2b   A gently flowing stream comes to mind when we hear “still waters,” or peaceful or quiet waters, depending on the version of Psalm…

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Keep Watch…

Keep watch and pray… Matthew 26:41 NLT   Would you agree we can’t trust everything we hear? When my son was young, there was another boy in our neighborhood close to his age who was continually running home to tell his mom my son punched him or did some cry-worthy thing to him. When his…

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Yo-Yo Love

Yo-Yo Love The yo-yo is known to be the second oldest toy in history, the baby doll being the first. The first yo-yo’s were made of clay and may have been used as weapons. No one really knows who started using the yo-yo as a toy, but it’s most often credited to a Filipino named…

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Praying to the God of Immeasurably More

Are you praying for something you need our faithful God to answer in an abundant way? I am thrilled to introduce you to my writer friend, Karen Friday, who is guest blogging for me today. If you are not following her, I hope you will now that you know her. I am always blessed by…

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Pursuing Prayer Proactively

“There’s a satanic lullaby here,” a Christian Iranian wife said. “All the churches here are sleepy.” But she wasn’t talking about the churches in Iran. Surprisingly, the church in Iran is the fastest growing church in the world. Yes, you heard that right. According to an article on godreports.com, “Fastest Growing Church Has No Buildings…,”…

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Five Tips for Distracted Prayer

My friend texted the other day, “Wanna come over and pray together?”  I wasn’t sure what was going on, but whatever it was, I’m always glad to pray with someone and believe God is able (Ephesians 3:20). But she explained there wasn’t anything particular, she was just feeling distracted and finding it hard to focus…

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Five Tips for Distracted Prayer

My friend texted the other day, “Wanna come over and pray together?”  I wasn’t sure what was going on, but whatever it was, I’m always glad to pray with someone and believe God is able (Ephesians 3:20). But she explained there wasn’t anything particular, she was just feeling distracted and finding it hard to focus…

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