Tag Archives: Prayer

This is How I Fight My Battles

This is a very simple chorus but very powerful in meaning. The song, “Surrounded,” is performed by Michael W. Smith from his latest album by the same title, but it’s written by Ellysa Smith from Upper Room, a worship and … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Subversive Kingdom – Part Thirteen

God is, first and foremost, about relationship. There has never been a time when God was alone, nor has He ever done anything alone. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was … Continue reading

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Awake My Soul

Father of the mountains, shepherd of the sea. Author of the questions that are hidden in me. A voice out on the water. A whisper in the trees. A longing to believe. Awake my soul, awake my soul. Like a … Continue reading

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He’s in the waiting

I want to share an intimate time of worship, healing, and hope at our church a couple weeks ago. This is one of the things I love about corporate gatherings. You’re in this space together with your brothers and sisters and the anticipation is electric. The … Continue reading

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Finding our life in prayer

I’ve been reading some books by Sadhu Sundar Singh, an Indian Christian missionary. If you haven’t heard of him before, Singh was born into a Sikh family in the village of Rampur Kataania, Ludhiana (Punjab state) in northern India.  According to … Continue reading

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A Father’s Blessing

The following was written by a pastor from Madison, Wisconsin, who went with some of the ladies from our church family on a recent mission trip to Belize. Deb Anderson, who is from our church, spoke this blessing over us a few Sundays ago. … Continue reading

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You don’t come as easy as some (Reprise)

I‘m travelling this week so I thought I would re-post something I wrote in October 2013. This is an appropriate beginning of our third week to our 40-day fast from fear as we head toward Easter. I hope you are edified and encouraged to … Continue reading

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