Prayer as Pilgrimage
Topic Date:9:29 PM Wednesday, November 13, 2013
One of the greatest dangers in the Christian life is stagnation. It happens when we quit moving. There are lots of reasons why we quit moving and growing. ... Read More
Dead Men Praying
Topic Date:10:26 AM Wednesday, July 17, 2013
“For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God” (Colossians 3:3).
Living 60 years gives you enough time to look back on the mistakes of your life with some degree of understanding. It seems to me that virtually every mistake, sin, or m ... Read More
Has God Moved Your Heart to Build His House?
Topic Date:6:50 AM Friday, March 08, 2013
As we consider the task before us of building a House of Prayer, and then look back on the situation in Ezra's day, dare we ask the question of whether or not the Church today is in a sort of Babylonian captivity? Have we become comfortable with chur ... Read More
Will We Still Pray?
Topic Date:1:19 PM Wednesday, November 07, 2012
It’s over! The elections, I mean. For some there’s a sigh of relief. Some are jubilant, while others are despondent. ... Read More
An Unprecedented Call to Prayer
Topic Date:5:46 PM Tuesday, May 29, 2012
It seems that a time of intense prayer for 40 days prior to our elections is in order. I have to confess . . . I argued with the Lord about this. I thought, not another 40 day event! But He was insistent that this be not another event or prayer gathe ... Read More
Time to Persist
Topic Date:8:32 PM Monday, February 13, 2012
One of my favorite verses on prayer is a real challenge to me to persist in my praying. Habakkuk 2:1 calls us to a commitment to pray until something happens. ... Read More
Are Things Getting Better or Worse?
Topic Date:7:27 PM Tuesday, January 03, 2012
In a recent radio interview regarding revival in America I was asked, after 20 years of traveling and teaching on prayer in the Church, do I think things are better or worse. My answer? Both! ... Read More
Christmas . . . A Time for Reflection
Topic Date:3:25 PM Thursday, December 22, 2011
I admit it! I love Christmas. Oh, I get turned off by all the commercialization and secularization like many of you. But it's our holiday! By our, I mean the Church. And I'm not letting other people ruin our holiday. ... Read More
9-11 Prayers FIlled with Hope
Topic Date:2:36 PM Friday, October 28, 2011
The Statue of Liberty loomed before us as we worshipped the Lord and prayed on board a small ship this past September 11. Prayer leaders from around the nation had gathered to participate in Cry Out America. ... Read More
A Right Theology
Topic Date:7:06 PM Wednesday, August 31, 2011
For most of the last twenty years I have given myself to teaching and mobilizing prayer. Though it is a great privilege, it is also frustrating at times. For a very long time I felt that if Christians were just more committed, they would pray more. ... Read More
Waiting Is Good for Us
Topic Date:1:54 AM Wednesday, August 17, 2011
I'm sitting on a plane, hoping they can fix the tire and we can take off only an hour delayed. I do a lot of this . . . sitting and waiting in and around airplanes. It's good for me. ... Read More
Can Prayer Really Save America?
Topic Date:7:14 PM Thursday, June 30, 2011
It's an important question you know. "Can prayer save America?" It's much more than a clever theme for a magazine. The answer might well determine the future of our nation. ... Read More