Tagged: prayer

My New Blog Demystifying Prayer

I started a new blog project called Demystifying Prayer. It will run for 30 weeks. I’ll be blogging my conversational prayer with God, the one of Christianity as revealed in the Bible, about once a week. The idea for this blog came...

Churches Praying in a 24/7 World

How then shall we pray? We live in a interconnected digital world where anything can be shared online through social media. And there are churches that are listening for prayer requests and praying…

How will the church be one?

Jesus Christ was certainly a man of prayer, the ultimate prayer warrior. The text in James 5:16 says, “The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.” In John 17:20-23, Jesus prays that all who believe in Christ will “be brought...

online prayer time via tokbox

Okay, that seemed to work pretty well. Just joined with a few other twitterers (tweeps?) for an online prayer time at churchtok.com (powered by tokbox.com). I called for a prayer tweetup 30 minutes prior, and a total of 6 joined in: 3...

only 7 ways to pray

I was surveying different ways of praying, as I’m reinvigorating my prayer life (if you want to use that kind of venacular). I came up with these 7: speaking: this is probably the most common as someone prays out loud, and others...

transforming schools, chiropractor, soularize

My friend Jeremy Del Rio is a part of coordinating a collaborative effort called 2020 Vision for Schools, starting with prayer for public schools and mobilizing people to be an answer to those prayers. It’s looking really strong there in metro New...

book reaction: God on Mute

Today is Good Friday, and a most apt day to comment on this book I’ve been reading titled God on Mute: Engaging the Silence of Unanswered Prayer by Pete Greig. The introduction opens with Jesus’ own unanswered prayers, ultimately being forsaken and...