prayer

  • Prayers for Bishop McKissick as he goes into surgery!

    We will keep you all updates as we get more information. Many pastors have reached out and/or posted to social media asking others to help pray for Bishop. We extend our prayers as well and are praying for a wuick and speedy recovery! Wont he do it !  Bishop...
  • Getting Small Churches on Mission

    As the people of a missionary God, we are entrusted to participate in the world the same way he does—by committing to be his ambassadors (see John 20:21; 2 Cor. 5:20). “Missional” describes the perspective to see people as God does and to engage in the activity of reaching...
  • Jesus, take the field: Churches embrace Super Bowl with parties, service work, prayers

    The Rev. Mike Van Sloun, the Catholic chaplain for the Vikings, predicted the hot line to heaven would be sizzling Sunday. When the going gets tough, a lot of football fans — and players — check in with God. “There’s a lot of praying going on during these games,”...
  • 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...