All posts tagged “prayer”

Prayer to the Holy Spirit

Published June 5, 2017 by

As we live in light of Pentecost, which we celebrated yesterday, this Puritan prayer to the Holy Spirit from Valley of Vision seeks the work of the Spirit in our hearts. May we be more »

The Risks of Corporate Prayer

Published May 30, 2017 by

Maybe you’re like the Danish writer Søren Kierkegaard, who was suspicious of groups of people. “The crowd,” he claimed, “is untruth.” Now imagine how dangerous a crowd might be if more »

Lent Series: Celebration

Published April 18, 2017 by

Today we conclude our Lenten blog series, which has reflected on a different spiritual discipline each week – some inward, others outward; some individual, others corporate. We trust that these spiritual more »

Lent Series: Guidance

Published April 13, 2017 by

The Lenten Season gives us opportunity to reflect on who Christ is and examine our hearts as we prepare for Easter. During Lent, many practice fasting, self-denial, or increased acts more »

Lent Series: Prayer and Meditation

Published March 8, 2017 by

The Lenten Season gives us opportunity to reflect on who Christ is and examine our hearts as we prepare for Easter. During Lent, many practice fasting, self-denial, or increased acts more »

Lent Series: Solitude

Published March 1, 2017 by

The Lenten Season gives us opportunity to reflect on who Christ is and examine our hearts as we prepare for Easter. During Lent, many practice fasting, self-denial, or increased acts more »

Called to be a Deacon

Published February 3, 2017 by

“Would you pray about being recommended to be a deacon in our church?” I was asked about a year ago after I returned from my pilgrimage across Spain seeking God’s more »

Update from Your Elders: December 2016

Published December 2, 2016 by

Our twice-monthly Elder meetings always have full agendas with lots to cover, but one standing agenda item continually blesses these (long) evenings together: our devotional time. Devotional topics lately have discussed and more »

Invitation to Open Prayer

Published November 10, 2016 by

We live in turbulent times. The recent election has polarized communities and even families. Protests arise in city-centers. Pundits try to make sense of voter turnout and failed polls. And more »