Lent 2020

Teach us to pray; Sunday & Thank you

Hello readers and friends, Jennifer here. It has been my privilege to publish the writings of our talented authors here 6 days a week since Feb ##. I think we only had one day without a post, which I appreciate because the goal of Lent…
Jennifer Stanley
April 14, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach us to pray; Saturday

Luke 23: 55-56 The women who had come with Jesus from Galilee followed Joseph and saw the tomb and how his body was laid in it. Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes. But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment. Saturday…
Liz Carder
April 10, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach us to pray; Burn the Ships

Recently I was flipping through the radio and stopped on the song “Burn the Ships” by for King & Country. Out of curiosity, I wanted to know the origin of the title. In 1519, Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes landed on Mexican shores with a clear…
Nate Clark
April 7, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; Surrender to our Sustainer

‘But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.’ Matthew 6:33-34 Still, to this day,…
Melia Ozbun
April 6, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; Sacrificial Love

“Dear friends, God is good. So I beg you to offer your bodies to him as a living sacrifice, pure and pleasing. That’s the most sensible way to serve God. Don’t be like the people of this world, but let God change the way you…
Ryan Gernand
April 5, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; Martha Davis 1920-2018

Martha Davis is the beloved mother and grandmother of Wil Davis and his family. Her life was marked with a quiet determination and steadfast faith. She was married to a devoted preacher, had five children, and knew how to stretch a dollar as far as…
Jennifer Stanley
April 3, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; Christy Close

Proverbs 2:2, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding— Has a person delivered a message to you, which you ultimately realized was from God? I became a parent at age 27, several years later than I had hoped to start my…
Christy Close
April 2, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; In the Unexpected Pause

Jonah 1: 17 Now the Lord provided a huge fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. Six months ago, I experienced what I’m told qualifies as a major life event: unexpected retirement. It’s okay;…
Madelyn Ferris
April 1, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; From Despair to Hope

Habakkuk 1:5 Look at the nations and watch—and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told. I was lying on the floor, at the end of myself. I wanted to…
Shawn Ozbun
March 31, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; Still, Small Voice

1 Kings 19: 11-13 The Lord said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the Lord, for the Lord is about to pass by.” Then a great a powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the rocks before the Lord,…
Mike Lunsford
March 30, 2020
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