The secret to deep prayer (1)

It was the first Sunday of my mission trip to England. My team and I gathered in the home of our British leader, James, for a time of fellowship and to cook him a traditional American breakfast for dinner- pancakes and bacon. After we ate, James suggested we pair off and pray for each other as we begin our week of work in the school and church, as well as praying for any spiritual gifts we wanted to receive. Abigail more »

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Valentine’s Day sometimes gets a bad rap, but it’s one of my favorite holidays. Last year, one of my friends told me she had made a heart chain with the names of people she loved on it. I think that’s a fantastic idea, and so today I’m making my own heart chain. I think this heart chain could be a creative way to pray, so it’s going to go into my prayer box. Then I can pray through the chain more »

What to pray for your future husband

Continuing in the theme of “praying for our future husbands” that we’ve been discussing this month, today I’m sharing a few ideas as to what we can pray for our future husbands. {See also: why we should pray for our future husbands and ways to pray for our future husbands.} This is just a list to help get us started. There are countless things we can pray for the man we will one day marry. {My friend Abigail also wrote a post containing topics to more »

Ways to pray for your future husband (1)

Prayer is powerful. Do you believe it? If you’re like me, you’ll answer with a shrug and say “Sure, of course I believe prayer is powerful,” but is this a belief that rocks us to our core and changes how we live our lives? Do we fall on our knees to fight in prayer and lift our hands in praise? After watching The War Room last week, I became convicted about my prayer life. Specifically, I became convicted about praying for my more »

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Have you seen the movie The War Room yet? I saw it yesterday with some friends and family. It was great! If you haven’t seen it, it’s in theaters now. Go see it. :) But anywho, in this movie there’s an elderly woman who teaches a younger woman how to pray for her husband and for her family. Through her prayers, God turns her marriage around. It was an amazing thing to see. And the majority of the movie, I more »