“When you’re Max Lucado, everyone asks you to pray. At church. At parties. At sporting events and birthdays and reunions and open houses. If you lead a church, you know the feeling. Most people think of prayer as a solitary act, but for you, it’s much more. It involves standing before others and addressing God on their behalf. It means giving voice to the needs and desires of an entire community. In his latest book, Before Amen (Nelson) Lucado shares his thoughts on the “power of a simple prayer.” We wanted to know what he’s learned about praying in public and leading others in prayer.
What does a good prayer do?
A prayer is simply an honest conversation with God. A good prayer creates a sense of communion between the one who prays and the One who hears the prayer. At our core we’re afraid of being left alone. Ever since Adam and Eve hid in the bush, we’ve all battled with this sense of distance between us and God. So a good prayer reestablishes a sense of communion with God. We know we’re not alone…” Read more>>
Source : Christianity Today
Church of God congregations are encouraged to participate in the upcoming 40 Days to Save America national call to prayer, fasting and repentance, beginning September 28.
The national election will be the focus, 40 days prior to the national election. Doug Small, Coordinator for Prayer Ministries, is urging Church of God congregations to join the National Prayer Committee and other national prayer organizations from September 28 to November 6.
Dave Butts, chairman of America’s Prayer Committee, along with Shirley Dobson, the leader of the National Day of Prayer has partnered with many denominations, and national prayer organizations – to call the nation to prayer… Full article here
Source : Faith News
“E. P. este membră a Bisericii Penticostale Filadelfia (Nr. 11) din Cluj- Napoca. A absolvit Facultatea de Litere la Univeristatea Babes Bolyai și este profesoară la un liceu din Cluj Napoca. A fost plecată în mai multe călătorii de misiune pe termen scurt şi a luat mai multe cursuri de misiologie. Doreşte să slujească în domeniul educației creştine, la un liceu care are copii cu dizabilități – în Niamey, capitala Nigerului. Niger este o țară din Africa de Vest, fără ieşire la mare. Suprafața țării este constituită în proporție de 80% din deşerturile Sahara şi Sahel, numai în sud existând o zonă propice locuirii. Accesul la apă constituie o problemă pentru majoritatea populației. NIGER • Populația: 15,8 milioane • Capitala: Niamey • Religia: musulmani 97% • Creștini evanghelici: 0,1% ..” Continuare aici
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“Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16 (NIV)
Please save the date….Thursday, February 9, 2012, will be our first Prayer Rally of 2012, beginning at 7:00 p.m. – Location and details to follow!!!!
That the FamilyLife Today radio broadcasts heightened the awareness of EACH and 2WordStory creating a desire and passion for evangelism movements in other cities as witnessed by increased visits to both websites and email activity.
That all Pastors, Ministry Leaders, Community Network Leaders, and EACH Designees will be able to attend the January 26, 2012, Unification Meeting.
That the Lord will provide the necessary planning details for the February 9, 2012, Prayer Rally.
That the Lord will provide continued wisdom, creativity and protection to the EACH leadership for 2012.
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