Category: Prayer

  • Pray and Fast or Praying Fast?

    Pray and Fast or Praying Fast?

    The sleek sports car in front of me had a novel personalized license plate: PRYNFST. As a Christian, I immediately took this as an exhortation to pray and fast. After all, Jesus told His disciples this was a source of great spiritual power (Mark 9:29). Ultimately, I think the Corvette driver meant he was “praying…

  • Safe Prayers are Dangerous

    With thanks to God and Gary Fultz.

  • A Tale Of Two Churches

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…

  • From Stewing to Doing

    From Stewing to Doing

    Too worried to pray?

  • Pull Boldly!

    When I saw this witty little sign on the main doors of our school library, I immediately thought, “Now THAT’S biblical!” The first scripture that came to mind was Hebrews 4:16: “Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our…

  • Six Strings and a Prayer

    “We live by faith, not by sight.” — 2 Corinthians 5:7 (NIV) Once, when I was barely scraping by as an associate pastor, I asked God to help me find some money. I needed $300 fast, and the only way I knew to get it was to sell my beloved guitar. I told a local…