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What Happened to Mount Everest?!

Recently, I came across Jesus’ words, in Matthew 17:20: “Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will… Continue Reading →

Father knows best

I am pleased to welcome Dr. Julie Tofilon as a writer to our blog (you can read more about Julie on our About Us page). Julie was a former student of mine at Columbia International University and she gives us… Continue Reading →

Oh that You would bless me indeed!

How would you characterize the content of your prayers? Tucked away in the book of 1 Chronicles we’re introduced to an individual named Jabez. We don’t know much about Jabez except for the two verses that give us insight into… Continue Reading →

Seeing with spiritual eyes

Have you ever had the experience of someone showing you a feature on your tablet or smart phone and exclaiming, “I had no idea it could do that!” When I use my smart phone I realize that there is a… Continue Reading →

A prayer for the ages

When is the last time you’ve spoken with God? Prayer is communion with God – it’s an opportunity to listen to Him and  share your heart with Him. Over the years, the prayer of St. Francis of Assisi has been… Continue Reading →

He Knows and Understands

Think about a time when you’ve felt weary.  General Patton commented,  “Fatigue makes cowards of us all.”  When we’re feeling weary and fatigued it seems like no one understands our situation.  John 4:6 reveals an amazing insight into the person… Continue Reading →

Let the Nations be Glad

Is it wrong to ask for God’s blessings?  That was the prayer of the Psalmist, God be gracious to us and bless us, and cause His face to shine upon us— Selah.  (Psalm 67:1) We see that the Psalmist’s motive… Continue Reading →

Why should you pray?

I find it fascinating that apart from all of the miracles Jesus performed,  what His disciples most wanted to learn from Him was how to pray, “It happened that while Jesus was praying in a certain place, after He had finished,… Continue Reading →

Does God Always Answer Prayer?

As a young Christian I was perplexed why some of my prayers went unanswered.  Have you ever experienced the frustration of a prayer that went unanswered?   As I’ve grown in the Christian faith, I’ve learned there may be a… Continue Reading →

His Grace is Sufficient

Have you ever had a prayer request that didn’t turn out the way you had hoped?  If so you’re in good company – that was the experience of the Apostle Paul.  Paul was tormented by a “thorn in the flesh”,… Continue Reading →

What’s on Your Prayer List?

Imagine you’re in a prison cell.  What would be at the top of your prayer list?  That was the situation the Apostle Paul faced as he wrote to the Colossians.  He asked them to pray for him – specifically he… Continue Reading →

Devoted to Prayer

All of us are devoted to something – it may be a person, a product, or a cause.  I know someone who is devoted to Apple products.  He’ll buy anything that is new and shiny and says that it is… Continue Reading →

Answered Prayer!

On March 12th 2012 on young lady conducting humanitarian service in a Middle Eastern country was kidnapped by extremists.  This past week four evening classes joined my class for a concert of prayer as part of our World Christian Week… Continue Reading →

The End of An Era

As war is raging in the Middle East and as America is facing a fiscal cliff, you may not have realized the ground breaking news that we are facing the end of an era.  The Hostess company has announced that they are filing… Continue Reading →

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