I wrote this article years ago and, though it’s not specifically about prayer, has a good lesson in it for intercessors. A situation came up again recently when I was counseling a friend that made me remember this article and think to post it. This principle has inspired me time and time again over the... Continue Reading →
Intercessors, Take Note!
I often used to go away from group prayer times without giving much additional thought to the prayers I heard there. In fact, many times I would forget completely what we prayed. It was kind of like listening to a sermon in church, but the next day not having the foggiest notion with the pastor... Continue Reading →
Persevering in Prayer (Don’t Give Up)
I love it when I pray about something and Shazam! there is a speedy response. I've seen physical problems healed, relationships restored, and addictions broken immediately as a direct result of prayer. I think, Yay; prayer works! But what about when we pray and we don't see instant results? Is God not hearing us? Is... Continue Reading →
It’s All About Who You Know
The hospital room was bright but quiet when my husband and I and some friends entered to pray for a young mother who had gone into premature labor. I wrestled with how to intercede. This was years ago, and I was new-ish to intercessory prayer at the time. I was watching carefully how our the... Continue Reading →
Access or Assignment?
Recently a friend breathed a sigh of relief when a difficult relationship ended with the other person moving out of state. But as the emotional dust settled and she tried to put into perspective what had happened, she continued to experience feelings of sadness and self-condemnation over what seemed like a personal failure. She asked... Continue Reading →