prayer

  • Pastor praying for thieves who took from church

    OKLAHOMA CITY —They didn’t have much to begin with, but now Rockwood Baptist Church near Grand Boulevard and Southwest 25th Street is working with much less. “I began to feel a little down and then I remembered the Lord just reminded me I got this.” Crooks basically took everything...
  • Youth Bible Study: Closer to Jesus Through Prayer

    Supplies for this Youth Bible Study You’ll need copies of Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV) on sheets of paper and a pen for each student. You’ll also need a video display and Internet connection. Preview the following YouTube clips: • Pre-Blessed Food: http://youtu.be/j9JUqS4Q2A0 • The Holy Hand Grenade”: http://youtu.be/xOrgLj9lOwk • The...
  • Pope Francis: ‘When I pray, sometimes I fall asleep’

    Pope Francis admitted on Tuesday he sometimes gets some shut eye while praying — and he says he isn’t the only one. Francis’ comical comment was caught during an episode of a Catholic TV2000 television program posted on YouTube, according to the Guardian. “When I pray, sometimes I fall...
  • How to Teach Kids to Understand the Bible

    The best part about watching my firstborn learn to read was knowing he was well on his way to reading the Bible for himself. It was amazing to think God’s Word would be accessible to him. But that was also an intimidating thought. Where to begin? It seemed overwhelming....
  • BURNING QUESTION: If God is in Control, Why Should We Pray?

    It’s a question we’ve all asked from time to time. If God controls each and every event, from the tiniest to the greatest, and has already decided what will happen, then why pray? After all, if it’s going to happen anyway, what possible difference can your prayers or mine...
  • READ: A Prayer for Supernatural Protection

    Are you feeling exposed today? Seeking the kind of shelter described in Psalm 91? Run to the Father’s fortress with these words on your lips and in your heart, knowing that God will stand guard over any area of your life you surrender to Him. Will you pray with...
  • Homeless Queens church burglar left to pray in a jail cell for four years

    Oh, lord, he’s in trouble now. A homeless man accused of breaking into churches because he hates God has pleaded guilty to the crimes, prosecutors said Thursday. Joseph Woznik, 24, is facing up to four and a half years in prison for breaking into four houses of worship in...
  • After a group complains about loud speaker prayer, the crowd recites the Lord’s Prayer during game

    Students, players and members of the public attending a high school football game in Alabama stood up and recited the Lord’s Prayer in unison on Friday after a secular group complained about a student-led prayer that was broadcast over the loudspeaker during a recent game. On Aug. 31, the Wisconsin-based Freedom...
  • Irma Victims, “We got in the shower and started praying”

    A little more than two weeks after Hurricane Irma hit St. Martin, published reports stated some people were still struggling to get basic supplies like food and water. Widespread looting was still a problem and mounds of household trash was piling up with storm debris. Irma destroyed or damaged...