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 ••• When they say God speaks to us through His word – they aren’t kidding. So here’s what happened – last night, I went to my church’s women’s Bible study. When it came time for prayer requests, I didn’t speak up. Mostly because I literally cannot tell anyone my prayer request without crying and I hate to cry in front of people. But … Continue reading 8.10.17 Prayer Prompt: Trust God
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Last night, I got a rejection that I am absolutely giddy excited about! While at She Speaks, I pitched a book idea about prayer. Late yesterday, I came home from Bible Study to an email from a publisher with a rejection notice. To be honest, I wasn’t overly disappointed or upset – I know this is a process that takes time… even … Continue reading 7.27.17 Prayer Prompt: The Best Rejection Ever!
PRAYER PROMPT ••• We are social beings. God always intended for us to enjoy companionship of friends. From the beginning in Genesis 2:18 when the Lord said, “It is not good for man to be alone,” to later, in Romans 5:11, which says, “So now we can rejoice in our wonderful new relationship with God because our Lord Jesus Christ has made us friends of … Continue reading 7.21.17 Prayer Prompt: Friends with Others; Friends with Jesus
PRAYER PROMPT ••• The word “grace” means many things and conjures images ranging from a ballerina to a family praying at dinner to a disheveled cockney referring to a Duke or Duchess (I envision a scene from Audrey Hepburn’s “My Fair Lady.”) But of course, we’re going to talk about the divine grace that is generously given from God our Father. Psalm 130:3-4 says, “If … Continue reading 7.14.17 Prayer Prompt: Grace and Mercy
PRAYER PROMPT ••• The Bible I’ve read each day for the last year is a chronological, one year Bible. Going against every OCD tendency I have, I started it last July (rather than January 1st). As I started thinking about whether I was going to start over with this particular version, or switch to either a study or journaling Bible for next year (aka, August), … Continue reading 7.11.17 Prayer Prompt: Reading Out Loud
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Yesterday, I met my prayer partner and I feel like I’ve known her for years. The hours flew by and ended way too soon. We shared of challenges each of have gone through and the challenges we still face. In the middle of it all, was Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. As I drove home, I thought about how every person … Continue reading 7.10.17 Prayer Prompt: Seasons and Reasons