Churches filled that day without a call to prayer. The masses simply showed up. Crying. Scared. Confused. "God help us!" "God we're scared!" "God, what will tomorrow hold?" Hearts in America impacted with shock and fear at each replay of an airplane impacting a tower. Or the pentagon. Or the peaceful field in PA. Then America prayed. Heads shook and jaws dropped in … [Read more...] about I remember 9/11: The day America prayed.
In my last post (click here) I asked for missionary parents to leave names of their prodigal children for whom they would like prayer. Below is the list of names left either in the comment section of that post, or via private messages on FB. You can't choose Christ for your kids, but you can pray that they choose Christ. And I've met far too many children who have come to … [Read more...] about Praying for Prodigal MK’s, Part Two
June 2 is the Worldwide Day of Prayer for Prodigals. When I saw author, missionary, and fellow member of the Redbud Writers Guild, Judy Douglass, post a link on Facebook concerning this day of prayer she launched, I felt prompted to get involved. Though I don't have a prodigal, I feel a burden to join in praying on Sunday specifically for prodigal MKs (missionary kids). … [Read more...] about Praying for Prodigal MKs
I asked a wise lady, a widowed veteran missionary, a question. Her answer took me by surprise. We were sitting, enjoying iced tea, and catching up on each other’s lives when I asked about her kids and grandkids. What followed was an account of pain and difficulty. My heart broke as I listened to the ongoing drama of what some may consider a parents/grandparents worst … [Read more...] about How Do You Pray?
Can you pause for a few minutes today to pray for someone? And again tomorrow? Yes, I know we’re only five days from Christmas. Yes, I know you’re busy; I am too - just as we were last Friday, when again an entire nation stopped the madness of life around them and cried out in prayer to God on behalf of children, teachers, a school, a community, a nation...and a world spinning … [Read more...] about Between Manger and Glory