A Pastor’s Prayer

Thank you, Jesus, for this church you’ve given me to serve. It’s not my words that matter, but Yours. Give me Your words, Lord, that I may share them with the people. It’s not my songs that matter, but Yours. Give me Your songs, Lord, that I may...

Be Strengthened

A prayer for you today… May you be given power today, power from the Creator who spoke the stars into being. Let Him speak into your life. May you be given strength today, strength from the God who holds the universe together. Let Him hold up your heart. May you...

Unity and Peace – a prayer

Some cry “discovery” and “deliverance” while others cry “danger” and “division. Help us, Lord, to not fall prey to fear or arrogance, neither to feel that we have it all together, nor to forget that You do. Help us, Lord, to...

The “Achievable” Exchange

To the young and the young-at-heart: It is a sad and subtle thing to exchange big dreams for achievable goals, and to do so often results in a life that finds its hope and answers in list-based follow-through, rather than life-giving faith. Beware the shrinking of...

The Prayer of a Leader

If I am a leader, how should I pray? “[Jesus] said to them, ‘The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and those in authority over them are called benefactors. But not so with you. Rather, let the greatest among you become as the youngest, and...