Prayer that leads to awakening is willing to be poured out in it longings. David Thomas writes more about the difference between casual and travailing prayer.
The Psalms are a profound collection of prayers and praise that hold a special place in the worshiping life of the church. In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Ben Wayman shares how exactly the Psalms can teach us to pray.
Even when we pray for God to help us love someone, are we not really praying for God to change that person and make him or her easier to love? But what if I am the one in need of a change? Patricia Taylor shares insight on loving others in the midst of disagreement.
In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Pete Greig challenges our notions of prayer and encourages us to begin by simply talking to God, even about the small things.
As objects of hostility, our call is to stand ﬁrm, never doubting the reality of the battle raging against our lives, nor the victory that is ours to come.
In this Seven Minute Seminary, Caleb Friedeman works through the ancient Jewish background behind the prayer that Jesus taught us to pray and helps us understand the meaning of Jesus' reference to God as Father.
Epiphany, celebrated by Christians in the West on January 6th, is observed corporately on the Sunday before the actual date. It is the date that commemorates the manifestation of Jesus as the Son of God, marked by the visit of the Magi and in some traditions, Jesus' baptism in the Jordan river.
Calamity reveals instinct, and ours tells us that this continues to be a time for extraordinary prayer.
We often pretend that we know what is going on in the life of the church, but somewhere deep inside, we are wondering what in the world Lent is anyway! Patricia Taylor explains what this season of the church is, and why our souls desperately need what Lent has to offer.
There is a power of evil is to be contended with and confronted.