Prayer Archives - Seedbed

We are always told that we need to be forgiving. What in the world is forgiveness anyway? Patricia Taylor shares what she has learned about what forgiveness is, what it isn't, and how it works.

Most gracious God, by whose knowledge the depths are broken up and the clouds drop down the dew: We yield thee hearty thanks and praise for the return of seed time and harvest, for the increase of the ground and the gathering in of its fruits, and for all other blessings of thy merciful providence bestowed upon this nation and people.

Carolyn Moore confesses that she covets. But it's not what you'd expect. It has to do with the one word she's thought, prayed, written and spoken about over the past 3 years—encounter. In today's article, Carolyn Moore shares her heart for encountering God in the new year and in every day life.

Here prayer is put on its highest level—every prayer prayed in the spirit of Jesus is answered.

We need to engage in more than half-hearted attempts at reading our Bible and praying. And it needs to start with addressing all of the distractions we face on a daily basis.

As Christians grow and learn in their relationships with God, their developing theology can get in the way of prayer. Jackson Lashier shares his journey of learning how to pray again in a way that is consistent with his faith.

Covenant renewal services revisit what it means to be a follower of Christ. Adapted by professor and worship designer Jonathan Powers, check out this modern order of worship adapted from John Wesley's service.

Henri Nouwen's book suggests that solitude and silence are two integral parts of unceasing prayer. Kathy Milans reviews this important writing on the desert fathers and their lives of communion with God.

There are so many graphic images in the media and frightening talk about things happening all around the world. How do we use this age of terrorism as an opportunity to disciple our children? Every family is different. There is no one-size-fits-all response. Your response must be fitting for your family. However, there are ways to talk about terrorism that shed the Light of Christ on the subject. Ellen Martin shares wisdom on how to talk about terrorism from a Christian framework.
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Watch as Pete Greig prays for awakening in the church and in the nation in today's video clip from New Room Conference 2016.