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Church leaders pray for peace in Birmingham after fatal stabbings

(Photo: Unsplash/Anthony Gilbert)Church leaders in Birmingham are praying for peace after a spate of stabbings across the city at the weekend left one dead.  A 23-year-old man was killed and seven others injured in the attacks, which took place in the early hours of Sunday morning.  A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with... Read more

How Should I Pray When I Want to Quit Ministry?

Every pastor is a unique person with his own gifting and personality, strengths and weaknesses; but most pastors also have several things in common. Most of us battle insecurity. Too often were workaholics and perfectionists. We tend to obsess over what others think (though we tend to deny it, especially to other pastors). We battle... Read more

Pray About Everything – Encouragement for Today – August 27, 2020

August 27, 2020Pray About EverythingSHEILA WALSH Lee en espaolDo not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV)I will never forget the... Read more

Why Worry When You Can Pray – Beloved Women – August 24, 2020

Why Worry When You Can Pray - Beloved Women - August 24, 2020READ: Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. (Philippians 4:6 ESV) TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: In light of the challenges the Apostle Paul is facing while writing to the Church... Read more

How to Pray on Your Way to Church

Last but not least, let us pray that Gods will would be done in our ministries. Our prays should be that the leaders and pastors be tuned into Gods voice. If that means another song must be ministered, an altar called needs to be longer, or a new message needs to be preached, let us... Read more

Be Quick to Pray | Thoughts about God by Max Lucado

How do you handle your tough times? When youre tired of trying, tired of forgiving, tired of hard weeks or hard-headed people how do you manage your dark days? With a bottle of pills? Alcohol? A day at the spa? Many opt for such treatments. So many, in fact, we assume they re energize the... Read more

Two-Thirds in U.S. Pray at Least Weekly and Only 15 Percent Never Pray, Poll Shows

Two-Thirds in U.S. Pray at Least Weekly and Only 15 Percent Never Pray, Poll Shows Nearly half of Americans pray at least once a day and three-quarters do so at least once a month, with most prayers focusing on their family and their country, according to a new survey.The poll found that 45... Read more

5 Reasons I Pray for My Husband Every Day

Do you pray for your husband? Even if you arent married yet, you can and should cover his life in prayer. If you havent yet begun to pray, take these 5 prayer points and begin to lift your husband or future husband to the Lord. You will see answers, whether now or in the future,... Read more

Franklin Graham Warns of ‘All-Out Socialism’ If Americans Don’t Vote and Pray in November

Franklin Graham Warns of 'All-Out Socialism' If Americans Don't Vote and Pray in November Evangelist Franklin Graham said Monday the United States is in danger of becoming socialist if Americans dont vote in November for leaders who love this country, defend the Constitution and support law & order.Graham made the comments in a... Read more

Pray for the Best, Prepare for the Worst (1 Peter 4:12-19) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

24 Jul Pray for the Best, Prepare for the Worst (1 Peter 4:12-19) Sermon Notes Beloved (8X 1-2 Ptr) = prized/valued in a loving relationship (e.g. parent-child) Jesus – 2 Peter 1:17 This is mybelovedSon, with whom I am well pleased, Jesus life did not look like He was beloved 1. Fiery trial constantly under... Read more

Eugene Cho: Why I Pray for President Trump | RELEVANT Magazine

Some years ago, I met President Obama while he was visiting Seattle. In my mind, I had envisioned the opportunity to share some heartfelt convictions that would dramatically impact President Obama and alter the trajectory of his leadership, presidency, and country. Go big or go home, right? Unfortunately, the chance for a long conversation... Read more

5 Reasons to Pray Your Church Would Grow Slowly

If youre a pastor, what youre about to read may seem strange. As you think about your ministry, Id encourage you to pray for slow growth. Our temptation is to want fast and furious growth. Sometimes this happens. Gods hand of revival has fallen more than once. In 18th-and 19th-century America, revival hit many cities,... Read more

Pray that Hong Kong’s Christians can stand strong

(Photo: Unsplash/JJ Ying)This week, Beijing horrified millions of Hong Kongers with the enforcement of a new national security law that ushers in sweeping regulations criminalising secession, subversion, "terrorism" and collusion with foreign forces.  Anyone accused of breaking this law faces extradition to China for trial and life in prison.  The wording is so vague that... Read more

Stop and Pray | Thoughts about God by Kathy Cheek

When I hear troubling news, I cannot believe how quickly my heart fills with fear, followed by a sensation of dread washing over me like a drowning wave. My body and my emotions seem to naturally want to overreact and carry me away, until I remember to pray. I have learned that when I start... Read more

How to Pray for Your Kids This Summer

This article is part of the How to Pray series. New Season, New Prayer Requests Though we generally delight in summer, summer also presents challenges for parenting. Prolonged daylight hours with delayed bedtimes, more loosely structured schedules, ticks and mosquitoes . . . such things introduce struggles into the mix, and as they say, Whats... Read more

Pray for fulfilled living in later life so that people of all ages can bear fruit for the Lord

(Photo: Pilgrims' Friend Society)The Pilgrims' Friend Society Prayer Week is a reminder that prayer is a vital ministry through which people of all ages can bear fruit for the Lord.When writing to the church in Corinth, the Apostle Paul talked about the people who prayed for him as 'helping in the work' (2 Corinthians 1:10-11). Paul... Read more

Pray for older people and care workers, says Christian charity

(Photo: Pilgrims' Friend Society)Christian charity Pilgrims' Friend Society is inviting the UK Church to join in a week of prayer for older people and the care sector. It is running 'Prayer Week 2020' from 7 to 13 June, culminating on the Queen's official birthday.The week of prayer comes at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has... Read more

Franklin Graham Urges the Church to Pray amid Violent Protests following the Death of George Floyd

Franklin Graham Urges the Church to Pray amid Violent Protests following the Death of George Floyd As violent protests ensue over the death of George Floyd, Evangelist Franklin Graham is calling for the church to pray.Graham, who serves as president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association  (BGEA) and heads up humanitarian... Read more

Police officers kneel to pray with George Floyd protesters

New York City police officers join Pastor Garelle K. Solomon (Purple Scarf) and The Excelling Church in protest on May 31, 2020.(Photo: Dr. Te Bassett)Police officers have been seen kneeling and praying alongside crowds protesting the death of George Floyd last week. While riots and looting have dominated the headlines, many of the protests have been... Read more

Scotland’s Christians continue to pray through pandemic

Friends and family in Scotland can now meet again as the country starts to ease out of lockdown.(Photo: Unsplash/Sherry Xu)Christians in Scotland have been praying together at the same time each week in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.The initiative sees Christians in the country commit to praying every Sunday at 7pm. Ahead of Pentecost Sunday, churches... Read more

Texas Mayor Cites Bible, Says Women Shouldn’t Pray at Council Meetings

Texas Mayor Cites Bible, Says Women Shouldn't Pray at Council Meetings The mayor of a Texas city has sparked a debate about prayer, gender and the relation of church and state after requesting that only men pray at city council meetings.Wylie, Texas, Mayor Eric Hogue, who also serves as pastor of Cottonwood Church... Read more

Watch and Pray: A Message for the Symptomatic

[ad_1] The novel coronavirus has gotten into my prolonged household already. As a pastor, I used to be requested for a message particularly about dwelling via this horrible time proper now. The Scripture passage that got here to thoughts first is Jesus praying together with his disciples in Gethsemane, present in Mark 14, amongst different... Read more

No Time to Pray? | Devotional by Darren Hewer

[ad_1] Please take into account Luke 11:1: In the future Jesus was praying in a sure place. When he completed, one among his disciples mentioned to him, Lord, train us to wish, simply as John taught his disciples. Martin Luther was an essential and busy man. The earlier sentence could also be a gross understatement,... Read more

Methods to pray for Muslims in lockdown throughout Ramadan

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) — It'll be a really totally different Ramadan this yr for Muslims world wide with the coronavirus pandemic nonetheless protecting many nations on lockdown. The 30-day vacation of fasting and prayer begins tonight at nightfall. Nevertheless, mosques wont be holding gatherings for Ramadan prayers. Households and buddies wont be coming collectively to... Read more

How one can Pray about Your Sin

[ad_1] This text is a part of the How one can Pray collection. Pray in Jesuss Title Once we conclude any prayer in Jesuss identify, as he instructed, we confess that we're coming to God on the idea of Christs advantage, not ours. We're saying, Heavenly Father, there may be not sufficient goodness in my... Read more