PRAYER PROMPT ••• Everyone has a story. I’ve been writing / interviewing people since 2008, and I know – every story is unique. And for the most part, I’ve learned people enjoy sharing their story with others. In the Christian-world, the story of how we came to know Christ is referred to as our testimony. These are often shared at retreats or in camp situations, … Continue reading 8.19.17 Prayer Prompt: What is Your “Faith-imony?”
PRAYER PROMPT ••• My husband and I have a dog named Beth. We rescued her from a shelter when she was three years old. We don’t know how she ended up there because she was fixed, but no family ever claimed her. All we know is based on speculation and Beth’s responses. We believe she was abused in some way. Some examples – She’s fearful … Continue reading 8.18.17 Prayer Prompt: Trusting In Spite of Our Past Hurts
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Most Americans have heard about the upcoming solar eclipse and many are excited about it. I get it. (Sort of.) But just so we’re all on the same page, this Monday, people have the opportunity to see the moon fully block the sun. The last time this happened was 1918. This morning, as I prayed about what to write today, the Holy … Continue reading 8.17.17 Prayer Prompt: Are You Focused on the Son?
PRAYER PROMPT ••• The phrase “hitting rock bottom” has a certain connotation to it, don’t you think? I tend to associate it with a person dealing with substance abuse, but in truth, “hitting rock bottom” can relate to many situations. It’s for anyone who has no where left to go. They are at the point of desperation and despair. Know anyone who has been (or … Continue reading 8.16.17 Prayer Prompt: When You Hit Rock Bottom, Look Up
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Last night, we had a storm. It woke me up and I remember that I started to pray about it (especially since I knew that a storm would keep my husband on the back porch to watch it!), but I fell back asleep. I don’t remember the prayer beyond starting it. When I woke up to see the sun breaking through and … Continue reading 8.15.17 Prayer Prompt: God is Bigger Than the Storm
PRAYER PROMPT ••• I read from Nehemiah again today and once again, I am awed and amazed by God’s timing! Nehemiah 8:12 says, “So the people went away to eat and drink at a festive meal, to share gifts of food, and to celebrate with great joy because they had heard God’s words and understood them.” This verse showed up today on the heels of … Continue reading 8.14.17 Prayer Prompt: Getting Know God
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Presenting God’s word accurately is a huge responsibility. There are some popular ministers I’m highly wary of because I don’t agree what they teach is biblical truth. Morally sound and inspirational, yes. But you can’t slap a “Christian” label on top of a speech and automatically make it one. When voices of authority speak on God’s word, it must be treated with … Continue reading 8.13.17 Prayer Prompt: The Whole Truth