prayers

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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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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Announcement! (But God, now?)

But God

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26 Have you ever felt like Dori in Finding Nemo and had to coach yourself by repeating, “Just keep swimming, just keep swimming…”? I sure have. But God…well, let me tell you what He has…

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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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